Lakeridge Health Oshawa (LHO) is the District Stroke Centre serving the Durham area, including Durham East and Durham West. Stroke patients that present to sites other than LHO will be transferred to LHO to access the appropriate specialized stroke services.
LHO provides access to Code Stroke Physicians for assessment and administration of tPA. LH sites also provide assessment and coordination to access Endovascular Treatment (EVT) Centres in the GTA for EVT candidates.
LHO has an Integrated Stroke Unit and outpatient rehabilitation services at Lakeridge Health Whitby, Ambulatory Rehabilitation Centre. The Stroke Prevention Clinic (SPC) and Stroke Follow-Up Clinic are located at LHO and provide secondary prevention strategies for patients in the Durham region.