• New Automated Parking System Will Enhance Efficiency Access

    New Automated Parking System Will Enhance Efficiency Access

    May 26, 2014

    On June 10, The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) launched a new automated parking system to provide more efficient and convenient access to the hospital for our patients, visitors, staff, physicians and volunteers. Daily, weekly and 14-day parking passes can now be purchased through convenient pay stations located at both campuses, and payment methods include credit and

  • Nurse Retires After 41 Years On The Job

    Nurse Retires After 41 Years On The Job

    May 13, 2014

    As a small child in Jamaica, Lucy knew from a very young age that she wanted to be a nurse. Other opportunities cropped up along the way, but she pursued her dream, received her training and never looked back. “When I was about nine years old there was a polio outbreak,” recalls Lucy Townsend, who

  • Duchess Of York To Attend Scarborough World Gala

    May 1, 2014

    The Scarborough Hospital Foundation (TSHF) is honoured to welcome the Duchess of York Lady Sarah Ferguson as the keynote speaker for the second Scarborough World Gala on May 10, 2014. The goal is to raise $2 million to support The Scarborough Hospital’s (TSH) Cancer Care program. The Gala will include a Lifetime Achievement Award presentation

  • Improved Processes Lead To Enhanced Patient Safety And Cost-Savings

    April 22, 2014

    The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) has successfully reduced its rate of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers by more than half, which has resulted in improved care and safety, as well as a cost savings of more than $350,000. This success was achieved through a series of co-ordinated organizational improvements in process, systems and structures including: LEAN Rapid Improvement

  • TSH Staff Aim To Score For Their Floor

    TSH Staff Aim To Score For Their Floor

    April 15, 2014

    A comfortable chair and an iPod seem like a perfect combination. But for the Palliative Care and Specialized Geriatrics Units at The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) they represent two very important fundraising efforts in the hospital’s latest “Score for Your Floor” campaigns. “Score for Your Floor is a fundraising initiative The Scarborough Hospital Foundation (TSHF) created

  • Volunteers Are Out Of This World

    Volunteers Are Out Of This World

    April 15, 2014

    The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) staff and physicians showed their appreciation of the hospital’s outstanding volunteers during National Volunteer Week by sharing their favourite volunteer moments. “Jerry is a huge help to us every Friday morning, and has been on the unit for many years. He works very hard to keep us well stocked, tidy and

  • Call For Directors

    April 1, 2014

    The Scarborough Hospital is seeking candidates to serve on its volunteer Board of Directors effective at the next Annual General Meeting on June 24, 2014. Situated in the most diverse community in Canada, The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) delivers innovative, high-quality patient care at two hospital campuses and six satellite sites. It offers a range of

  • Help Us Shape A New Retail And Food Services Strategy

    March 21, 2014

    The Scarborough Hospital is updating its retail and food services strategy in an effort to improve and expand on the services offered to patients and visitors to the hospital. We hope you will take a few moments to fill in the online survey that applies to the hospital campus in which you recently received care

  • TSH Declines To Proceed With Merger At This Time

    TSH Declines To Proceed With Merger At This Time

    March 19, 2014

    On March 15 at a special meeting, the Board of Directors of The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) decided that it would not proceed with a proposed merger with Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS) at this time. At its meeting on March 4, the TSH Board approved the proposed merger in principle, conditional on obtaining the Ontario

  • Noria Family Donates $1 Million To Support Cancer Care At The Scarborough Hospital

    March 19, 2014

    The importance of giving back was always a standard in the Noria house. From early days as newlyweds in India to moving to Canada and raising two children, Dr. Dhun Noria and her husband, Farokh, have always extended their good fortune to family, friends, friends of friends and even strangers. “Even during hard or lean