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Fundraising efforts embrace diversity
Fundraising efforts embrace diversity

The winning team (Southern Ontario Cricket Association) for the Scarborough World Cup of Cricket Tournament. Variety is the spice of life. This phrase definitely applies to the recent fundraising efforts of The Scarborough Hospital Foundation (TSHF). From hosting its second Scarborough World ...

Posted: August 26, 2014|Featured, Patient Care|0 comments

Online program improves access to mental health services
Online program improves access to mental health services

David Kosinec, TSH Psychological Associate (left) and Faiza Khalid-Khan, TSH Patient Care Manager (right) display the new online iCBT program that provide improved access to Mental Health services for clients. Mental Health Services at The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) is embarking ...

Posted: April 12, 2014|Uncategorized|0 comments

Volunteer led program improves accessibility for patients
Volunteer led program improves accessibility for patients

Atta Mohammed, Volunteer at The Scarborough Hospital, meets Bill Pfaff, patient, every Friday morning to bring him to his appointment as part of the hospital’s innovative new Call Ahead for Volunteer Assistance program. Every Friday morning for the past three ...


New Centre for Complex Diabetes Care offers a team approach to patients
New Centre for Complex Diabetes Care offers a team
approach to patients

Margaret Heldsinger, another patient who has seen success in managing her complex diabetes with the CCDC team, has lost 30 lbs and feels that the team approach made a huge difference in helping her reach her goals. Following two strokes ...

Posted: July 17, 2013|Diseases|0 comments

Endoscopic ultrasounds making difference in cancer staging
Endoscopic ultrasounds making difference in
cancer staging

Tucked away in the Endoscopic Unit of The Scarborough Hospital is a small team that is making a big difference in cancer staging using advances in medical imaging technology. One physician and four nurses comprise the only clinical team in the ...


Breast reconstruction surgery makes patient feel like herself again
Breast reconstruction surgery makes patient feel like
herself again

When Benilda Ariz was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, her focus at the time was on surviving. But two years later, her focus switched to returning to her ‘old self’ again. That meant undergoing breast reconstruction surgery. As a Registered ...

Posted: December 6, 2012|Surgery|2 comments

Retired? Dr. Neville Poy is a whirlwind of activity
Retired? Dr. Neville Poy is a whirlwind of activity

Dr. Neville Poy put the scalpel down 16 years ago but remains on the cutting edge of giving back to the community. Befittingly, the Order of Canada recipient is also the first honoree of The Scarborough Hospital Lifetime Achievement Award which ...

Posted: November 22, 2012|Uncategorized|0 comments

What is “the patient experience?”
What is “the patient experience?”

In hospitals, many of us are prone to a disorder known as “bright shiny object syndrome.”  We doggedly chase the latest management system or improvement methodology in hopes of finally finding the magic bullet that will make managing a breeze ...

Posted: November 20, 2012|Patient Care|0 comments

Culturally relevant mental health treatment
Culturally relevant mental health treatment

Countering the stigma of mental illness, especially in certain communities, has been an ongoing mission of the Mental Health Services Department of The Scarborough Hospital. One of those communities – a large Chinese population located around the Birchmount campus of TSH ...


Quick reference cards for blood product put patient safety first
Quick reference cards for blood product put patient
safety first

The recent development of quick reference cards to help clinicians identify when to use the life-saving blood product Octaplex, has improved patient safety and enhanced care at The Scarborough Hospital (TSH). Three years ago TSH, was one of the first hospitals ...


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