Lambton plans to build new health education centre

July 15, 2013

Lambton College in Sarnia is currently advocating to the Ontario government for funding for a new Centre for Health Education & Sustainable Care (CHESC), which will help meet the growing demand for healthcare professionals in the community. Lambton, which enrols about 1000 health science students, claims it “needs a new facility to ensure that the quality of training students receive continues to remain current.” The centre is part of Lambton’s 2013-18 strategic plan, which was announced in January. A researcher at the University of Waterloo has studied the number of healthcare professionals needed in the community, and found that Sarnia-Lambton has had to attract healthcare professionals from other regions. According to Lambton, this means that the college isn’t able to satisfy the need for workers for the local healthcare industry. Lambton News Release