London, Ont., teen struggled with COVID-19 symptoms in days leading to his death, father says

The father of a London, Ont., teen who died Thursday after being diagnosed with COVID-19 says his son died at home after being treated as a day patient in hospital earlier this month. Ahmad Dabeh said his 19-year-old son Yassin was diagnosed with...

Ontario teen who died of COVID-19 was refugee who worked as long-term care home cleaner

An Ontario teenager who worked as a cleaner at a long-term care home and died after being diagnosed with COVID-19 was a Syrian refugee who moved to Canada with his family in 2016, according to the CEO of Paramount Fine...

Ontario long-term care home identifies teen staff member who died of COVID-19

A male teenager who died of COVID-19 has been identified by the long-term care home near London, Ont., where he worked as Yassin Dabeh.  "We extend our deep sympathies to the family and friends of Yassin Dabeh," Mary Raithby, CEO...

Paul Woods suing LHSC for $2.5 million, claiming wrongful dismissal

Paul Woods, who was fired on Monday as president and CEO of London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), has filed a $2.5 million lawsuit against LHSC, claiming he was fired in bad faith and that he notified board Chair Amy Walby about...

Regulator investigating 2 Ont. nurses who travelled to D.C. rally promoting ‘COVID fraud’ conspiracy

Ontario's nursing regulator says it is investigating two nurses who travelled to Washington, D.C., last week to attend a rally by a group of their peers that has made unsubstantiated, conspiratorial claims about "COVID fraud" and hospitals' alleged role in misrepresenting the...

Ont. College of Nurses investigating 2 nurses who travelled to D.C. rally promoting ‘COVID fraud’ conspiracy

Ontario's nursing regulator says it is investigating two nurses who travelled to Washington, D.C., last week to attend a rally by a group of their peers that has made unsubstantiated, conspiratorial claims about "COVID fraud" and hospitals' alleged role in misrepresenting the...

London, Ont., hospital CEO fired after 5 trips to U.S. during pandemic

Paul Woods has been fired as CEO of the London Health Sciences Centre and the board of directors that previously said it was aware of his trips outside of the country now says it didn't know about them. The dismissal comes...

London Health Sciences Centre CEO has travelled to U.S. five times since pandemic began

The head of the largest hospital in southwestern Ontario has travelled outside of Canada five times since the COVID-19 pandemic began, including most recently over Christmas while staff were working to contain outbreaks at two London hospitals and case counts were...

Bodies stored in refrigerated trailer after morgue in London, Ont., reaches capacity

As the pandemic's deadly second wave continues, southwestern Ontario's largest morgue has reached capacity in recent days, forcing the London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) to bring in a refrigerated trailer to store bodies. This weekend, the forensic pathology unit for the...

These two London, Ont., nurses became besties after meeting at a COVID-19 assessment centre

Jenny Nernberg and Alanda-Joy Richards call themselves soul sisters. The two London, Ont., nurses say their gruelling year has been made better because they met each other while working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic at one of the...
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