Windsor Regional Hospital

Chemotherapy Drug Issue


August 7, 2013

Three regional cancer centre hospitals (London Health Sciences Centre, Lakeridge Health and Windsor Regional Hospital) had determined that stock IV solutions of cyclophosphamide and gemcitabine, compounded by a pharmaceutical company were prepared incorrectly. 

Report: A Review of the Oncology Under-Dosing Incident
Jake J. Thiessen, Ph.D. 
 
..... Dr. Jake Thiessen’s Report: Findings and Recommendations
August 7, 2013

Ontario Endorses Thiessen’s Review of Cancer Drug Supply System 
Government To Move Forward With New Legislation This Fall

August 7, 2013 

Taking Action to Safeguard Hospital Drugs
August 7, 2013
 

Click here to view a Memo of the President & CEO-August 9, 2013


Communique

Explanation of what occured

Patient Letter

Click here to view a Memo of the President & CEO-April 24, 2013

Click here to view a Memo of the President & CEO-April 11, 2013

Click here to view a Memo of the President & CEO-April 10, 2013

Click here to view a Memo of the President & CEO-April 5, 2013


Standing Committee on Social Policy

To view news coverage regarding this issue.
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To read the April 2, 2013 Media Release from Cancer Care Ontario.
Click here

 

Support Group

A group of patient and family members has created a Support Group. Please call 519-254-5577 ext 58774 if you would like information on how to contact the Support Group.