Dr. Luke Hartford, 3rd year resident is the recipient of the LHSC Patient Safety Physician Award.

These awards have been established to recognize and celebrate individuals, leaders, physicians, and teams at LHSC that show a passion and commitment for improving patient safety. The selection committee was very impressed with his  project on narcotic reduction strategies within general surgery and how the strategy is being adopted around the hospital and the province.

He will be presented with his award on Monday October 29th from 12-1pm in the Sumner Auditorium and do a short 10 minute presentation about his work.

Learn more: https://lfpress.com/news/local-news/new-procedure-cuts-post-surgery-opioid-prescriptions-by-half/