The LHSC Women’s Care program believes that healthy families begin with expert care for women. Women’s health care needs are unique and they matter to the health of their children and our community. We need to continue to advance and advocate on their behalf. Today’s investment in women’s health will have a positive and profound effect on future generations.
There are approximately 6,000 births at Victoria Hospital every year. With such a high volume of people to serve, the women’s care team is always looking for ways to enrich the patient experience.
There are possible complications during pregnancy and delivery. There may be a preexisting condition like heart disease, a fetal abnormality, or a pregnancy that needs close surveillance because of a previous preterm birth or loss of baby. These complications require maternal newborn care, the specialty area that focuses on high-risk pregnancies.
We've identified several priority areas within Maternal Newborn Care. Learn more.
Though births are perhaps the most shared stories that emerge from a hospital, women’s care is a diverse field of medicine that covers so much more. Thanks to technology and advanced training, women who were previously undergoing major surgeries or living with discomfort are now getting the expert care they need with minimal disruptions to their lives.
We’ve identified a number of priority areas within gynecology and uro-gynecology, which is the specialty area that manages problems related with pelvic floor dysfunction and the bladder, such as incontinence (loss of bladder control). Learn more.
The Allen-Carey Scholarship in Women’s Health honours Dr. Hugh Allen and the late Dr. Lewis Carey. The Allen-Carey Award enables clinical and research training opportunities for health care providers who seek excellence in women’s care. Each recipient is a highly qualified candidate with exceptional leadership potential. The award fosters national leaders in patient care, teaching and research who can impact women’s care today and mentor the caregivers of the future. Learn more.
Your donation to LHSC’s Women’s Care program will facilitate the introduction of innovative approaches and models of care at LHSC – enhancements that will enable clinical efficiencies and improve patient care for women and their families.