• New Service Offers More Convenience For Family Maternity Centre Patients

    June 6, 2014

    Effective Monday, June 9, the Family Maternity Centres (FMCs) at both campuses of The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) will be offering offering point of sale (POS) debit and credit card payments to patients and family members for supplies not covered by provincial health insurance. “We’re excited to be able to offer this service in our FMCs,”

  • Fairchild Radio – Live at TSH, June 5

    May 29, 2014

    The Scarborough Hospital Foundation (TSHF) is partnering with Fairchild Radio to broadcast a live Radiothon on Thursday, June 5 to raise money for urgently needed medical equipment. The live broadcast will take place at The Scarborough Hospital’s (TSH) General campus and will feature touching interviews from TSH physicians, patients, nurses, volunteers and staff. Guests will

  • Fairchild Radiothon – Live At The Scarborough Hospital On June 5

    May 28, 2014

    Fairchild Radio will broadcast live at The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) on June 5! Fairchild Radio will be onsite at TSH’s General campus broadcasting live to help raise money for urgently needed equipment. The fundraising goal for the Fairchild Radio “Radiothon” at TSH is $100,000, with proceeds going to priority medical equipment. Fairchild Radio – on

  • 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