Articles By: Sarah Quadri Magnotta

Unravelling the mystery of Lyme disease: Why Canada needs to do more
Unravelling the mystery of Lyme disease: Why Canada
needs to do more

Rian Michelsen is a rising star. Fifteen years ago, he was the toddler who burst out from behind the curtains singing Elvis’ Viva Las Vegas. As a young boy, he played the lead role in Oliver in his birthplace of ...


A lifetime commitment to caring
A lifetime commitment to caring

Humber River Volunteer, Erane Bocking (centre) celebrates with team members in the HRH Emergency Department after winning the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award for almost 50 years of service at the hospital. Erane Bocking is caring with extraordinary kindness at ...

Posted: April 29, 2015|Featured, Patient Care|0 comments

Cutting-edge technology to create world class care and diagnostics at Humber River
Cutting-edge technology to create world class care and
diagnostics at Humber River

At the new Breast Health Centre, Humber River will have two fully digital mammography units with a Sensory Suite environment where patients have the option of choosing from different scenes using an iPad – seaside, garden or waterfall with ...


Showcasing leadership through patient safety at Humber River Hospital
Showcasing leadership through patient safety at Humber
River Hospital

Humber River Hospital developed a specialized program for HRH leaders, ensuring patient safety has a uniform and standardized approach across the Hospital. The program achieved a 100 per cent completion rate by the 75 HRH leaders who participated. At Toronto’s ...


Humber River Physiotherapist honoured with U of T Recognition Award
Humber River Physiotherapist honoured with U of T
Recognition Award

Andrew Lockwood (left), Humber River Physiotherapist, was honoured for his excellence in teaching with a 2012 University of Toronto, Department of Physical Therapy Recognition Award for Clinical Instruction. Lockwood was nominated by Kirstie Gillanders (right), U of T Physical ...

Posted: March 25, 2013|Patient Care|0 comments

Remembering Norma Stenhouse: 51 years of Volunteer Service
Remembering Norma Stenhouse: 51 years of
Volunteer Service

Norma Stenhouse was the ‘Grand Lady’ of Toronto’s Humber River Hospital (HRH). Often referred to as noble and elegant, she had an unwavering commitment to her hospital and an unselfish art for giving. But as the longest serving volunteer in the Hospital’s ...

Posted: November 15, 2012|Featured|0 comments

A continuity of care approach to chemical dependency
A continuity of care approach to chemical dependency

Tough love is a piece of cake for Ian Gallacher – these days; But not because of his forte for flambé or his one-of-a-kind crème brûlée. “I am the luckiest person in the world because of the staff, physicians and volunteers in ...


Child Life Program caring for community
Child Life Program caring for community

Nurse Noble is working hard; caring for his classmates in Mrs. Benn’s kindergarten class at Pelmo Park Public School.  As he finishes his last patient assessment, Noble removes his mask and his striped lab coat; reaches for his backpack and ...


Humber River dialysis: Giving to Guyana
Humber River dialysis: Giving to Guyana

Lenny Fernandez is making a difference in the lives of dialysis patients near and far. In addition to helping patients at Toronto’s Humber River Regional Hospital (HRRH), the HRRH dialysis technologist has been volunteering in Guyana for the last several ...


Ode to Robert Ogilvie: Thank you for 41 years of extraordinary care
Ode to Robert Ogilvie: Thank you for 41 years of
extraordinary care

He’s a surgeon with a song. And he hasn’t missed a beat in over 41 years; always singing, smiling and whistling while delivering extraordinary care and compassion to patients at Toronto’s Humber River Regional Hospital (HRRH). Dr. Robert Ogilvie is an Ear, ...

Posted: May 16, 2012|Featured, Patient Care, Surgery|1 comment

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