Articles By: Julie Dowdie

Dialysis patients share experiences in new video
Dialysis patients share personal experiences in new video

A unique, new video produced by The Scarborough Hospital is not only an outstanding educational tool for dialysis patients and those living with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), but also proved to be an excellent lesson in providing patient-focused care for ...

Posted: May 23, 2012|Diseases, Patient Care|0 comments

The Scarborough Hospital wants to know: What’s your favourite comfort food when you’re sick?
The Scarborough Hospital wants to know: What’s your
favourite comfort food when you’re sick?

Whether it’s a simple bowl of chicken noodle soup or something more unusual, the foods we eat when we’re sick are as important as a warm blanket and fuzzy slippers. And now your favourite comfort food story could win you ...


Hospital improves patient experience in emergency department
Hospital improves patient experience in
emergency department

It’s not often a patient returns to an emergency department just for a tour. But, on a sunny afternoon this past June, Elizabeth Carmichael was happy to do just that. The 76-year-old Scarborough resident was invited back to The Scarborough Hospital’s ...

Posted: August 1, 2011|Emergency Medicine, Patient Care|0 comments

Anesthesia Care Teams further improve patient care and reduce wait times
Anesthesia Care Teams further improve patient care and
reduce wait times

For Bana Jamil, being an Anesthesia Assistant (AA) at North York General Hospital (NYGH) is the fulfillment of an opportunity she realized long ago to improve patient care and reduce wait times. Jamil is one of four new AAs hired ...

Posted: May 1, 2009|Uncategorized|0 comments

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