Press Room

In the News

Press releases


August 12 - Temporary Closure of the Walk-In Testing Site in Beaconsfield

July 23 - The CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal Deploys a New COVID-19 Community Mobile Testing Site in LaSalle

July 20 - The CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal deploys a COVID-19 testing clinic at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, for those who have gone to or worked in a bar

July 15 - The CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal Opens a Walk-in Testing Clinic in Beaconsfield

June 1 - COVID-19 Mobile Screening Sites - Opening in Pierrefonds and Pointe-Claire

May 28 - Transfer of patients from LaSalle Mobile Hospital

April 26 - A Mobile Hospital to Increase Treatment Capacity for COVID-19 Patients

April 22 - Montréal West Island IUHSSC trains teams to enhance the psychosocial support offered to all its employees

April 21 - At the request of CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal, the McGill University Health Centre has become the dedicated partner of the Nazaire-Piché CHSLD in Lachine

April 18 - The Montréal West Island IUHSSC and the Red Cross Mobilized to Train Volunteers

April 15 - MUHC Expertise at Ste. Anne’s Hospital - Close Collaboration to Limit the Spread of COVID-19

April 13 - The CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal deploys additional measures to limit the spread of COVID-19

April 11 - The CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal takes stock of the situation at CHSLD Herron

April 8 - Thanks to a remarkable partnership, a second Designated COVID-19 Follow-Up Clinic is opening for residents on the Western tip of the Island of Montréal

January 23 - Health and Social Services Minister Danielle McCann announces two projects for improving mental health services in the region of Montréal


July 2 - The Lakeshore General Hospital reduces its infection rate by 35%

April 24 - Corrigendum to the Media, uninterrupted Transportation for Veterans at Ste. Anne’s Hospital to Legion Activities

March 27 - The CLSC de Pierrefonds’ Psychosocial Intake is now open Saturdays

March 13 - Foster homes urgently needed, A CHILD NEEDS YOU

March 6 - Services for Youth in Nunavik, evaluation of Residential Readaptation Services

January 15 - Alternatives to the Emergency Room, the CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal is Opening Winter Clinics


October 3 - AI Could Predict Cognitive Decline Leading to Alzheimer's disease in the Next 5 Years

June 26 - New Insight Into How Autism Might Develop in Human Brain

May 17 - Together, we give our youth better access to health and social services

May 7 - The effect of night shifts: gene expression fails to adapt to new sleep patterns

May 7 - A new molecular target identified in depression (in collaboration with McGill Media Relations Department)

April 4 -Lakeshore General Hospital Volunteers raised $130,000 to purchase medical equipment

March 1 - The CLSC de Pierrefonds Test Centre will now be open on Mondays

February 26 - The onset of Alzheimer's disease : the importance of family history

January 17 - Alzheimer’s disease: neuronal loss very limited. Study challenges current scientific consensus

January 10 - Healthy carriers of the Alzheimer’s gene : Method makes it possible to identify people at lowest risk for developing the disease

January 8 - Project Ice Storm: 20 years later. Prenatal stress and natural disasters: impact on children’s health



November 17 - The 2nd Year of the Montréal West Island IUHSSC — An Overview Over 2 years: Building the Connection We Share

August 28 - Stolen equipment at St. Mary's Hospital Center - Return to Normalcy in Gastroenterology

August 8 - Playing with your brain: New studies show the negative impact of action video games

July 27 - Inauguration of a Multifunctional Radiology Room Equipped with the Latest Technology at the Lakeshore General Hospital

July 25 - Your brain on autopilot : Alzheimer’s disease patients have a larger caudate nucleus

May 4 - The CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal contacted UPAC
on its own initiative

February 16 - Targeting the biological clock could slow the progression of cancer

January 30 - Addition of four Intensive Care rooms at the Lakeshore General Hospital


November 16, 2016 - The CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal acknowledges with interest the coroner’s investigative report

October 16, 2016 -  Le CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal rectifie les faits concernant le Centre d’hébergement Denis-Benjamin-Viger (en français)

September 12, 2016 - Could quality of sleep have to do with sex differences? (Research)

June 14, 2016 - Body clock disturbances affect our immune system. Study reveals the impact of night work (Research)

May 13, 2016 - Rapid Eye Movement sleep (REM) : keystone of memory formation (Research)

April 20, 2016 - Early abnormalities of Alzheimer’s disease: It takes two (proteins) to tango (Research)

February 16, 2016 - Vulnerable to depression? Look closer at noradrenaline! (Research)

February 3, 2016 - Thinking about suicide or attempting suicide : Victimized adolescents more at risk at 15 (Research)



November 6, 2015 - Surgeries returning to a normal pace at St. Mary’s Hospital Centre

October 20, 2015 - A researcher honoured for his contribution to the homeless count in Montreal

October 20, 2015 - Seasonal influenza vaccination campaign on the territory of the CLSC de Pierrefonds and the CLSC du Lac-Saint-Louis

October 20, 2015 - Seasonal influenza vaccination campaign on the Dorval, Lachine, LaSalle territory