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Doctor’s Day [News]

Published On: April 29, 2019

May 1 is Doctor’s Day. May 1st was chosen as Doctors’ Day in Ontario to mark the birthday of Dr. Emily Stowe, Canada’s first female practising physician, and a founder of the women’s movement in Canada. Doctors at STEGH work hard every day to treat and care for their patients. As leaders in evolving health […]

Electroconvulsive Therapy Now Available in St. Thomas [Media Releases]

Published On: April 8, 2019

(St. Thomas, ON) – For individuals suffering from severe depression and other severe mental health problems, St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (STEGH) is now offering Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) as a treatment option in the community. What used to involve multiple trips to London is now much easier and accessible. ECT is a procedure done under […]

Unsung Heroes of Health Care [News]

Published On: April 8, 2019

The blue vests that you see roaming the halls of the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital is a familiar sight to many patients, visitors, and staff. Our volunteers are the unsung heroes of healthcare … their dedication, commitment and compassion for our families, friends and neighbours is evident in their friendly smiles, and their warm and welcoming greetings to everyone who walks through our doors.

Celebrating Women’s Health through an Investment in Mammography [News]

Published On: April 3, 2019

Thanks to the generosity of donors in St. Thomas and Elgin County, the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (STEGH) and the STEGH Foundation have made another important transformation in patient care, with a recent investment in mammography to support women (and men) in the community.

Become an Organ Donor and Save Lives [News]

Published On: April 1, 2019

Today, more than 1,500 people in Ontario are on the waitlist for a lifesaving organ transplant, and every three days someone will die without one. Some patients have been on dialysis for years; others are waiting for lungs to breathe on their own again; while others have burns so severe that they require skin grafts.