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  • TSH Director Takes On Privileged Opportunity At A Pakistan Hospital

    TSH Director Takes On Privileged Opportunity At A Pakistan Hospital

    February 4, 2014

    Nurallah Rahim, Patient Care Director of Surgical Services, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) has a very special opportunity to assist a teaching hospital in Pakistan with their surgical program. On January 31, Nurallah headed out to the Aga Khan University Hospital in Pakistan where he will conduct a surgical audit of the

  • Virtual Ward Eases Transition Home For Recently Discharged Patients

    Virtual Ward Eases Transition Home For Recently Discharged Patients

    February 4, 2014

    The goal of any patient-centred acute care facility is to provide quality inpatient care and then discharge healthier patients in a manner that reduces or avoids readmission. In collaboration with Carefirst Seniors and Community Services Association and the Central East Community Care Access Centre (CCAC), The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) launched a ‘Virtual Ward’ program last

  • TSH’s Cancer Care Program Moves Towards A Bright Future

    TSH’s Cancer Care Program Moves Towards A Bright Future

    February 1, 2014

    For now Nelda Lozinski, cancer patient at The Scarborough Hospital, is happy to just be able to see the sun rise and the sun set. And while Nelda is focused on today, staff and physicians at TSH are focused on tomorrow to ensure the future of cancer care at the hospital is just as bright.

  • TSH Recognizes National Non-Smoking Week

    TSH Recognizes National Non-Smoking Week

    January 21, 2014

    For TSH Housekeeping staff member Ruth Shields, it was a simple request from her granddaughter that finally led her to quit smoking. “My granddaughter asked me to quit. She’s my one and only grandchild and a major part of my life and I want to be around for her,” says Ruth, who was a smoker for

  • General Campus Medicine Units Score for their Floor

    General Campus Medicine Units Score for their Floor

    January 7, 2014

    Never has a bladder scanner been received with such fanfare. On November 28, the CP4 and 3 Central Medicine units at the General campus excitedly welcomed the valued piece of equipment and celebrated the successful completion of the hospital’s first “Score for Your Floor” campaign. Launched in March of 2013, Score for Your Floor is

  • RVHS and TSH Welcome The CE LHIN’s Allocation Of Funding For Merger Process

    December 5, 2013

    Rouge Valley Health System and The Scarborough Hospital thank the Central East Local Health Integration Network (Central East LHIN) for allocating $3.8 million in funding for the ongoing merger exploration process. Today, the Central East LHIN Board of Directors approved $1.3 million to reimburse the hospitals for their initial integration planning costs, and up to

  • Community Advisory Council Supports Proposed Merger of RVHS and TSH

    December 4, 2013

    The Scarborough Hospital’s Community Advisory Council (CAC) fully supports a merger of Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS) and The Scarborough Hospital (TSH). The announcement was made at TSH’s Board of Directors meeting yesterday. “There is a fantastic momentum involving the hospitals, the doctors and the community and we are all focused on the same value

  • Doctors Support Merger Of RVHS And TSH

    November 26, 2013

    Joint News Release of the Chiefs of Staff and Medical Advisory Committees of RVHS and TSH and the Presidents of the RVHS Medical Staff Society and the TSH Medical Staff Association The physicians’ organizations representing doctors at Rouge Valley Health System and The Scarborough Hospital fully support a merger of the two hospital corporations. The

  • Exhale Wellness Centres Open for Staff

    Exhale Wellness Centres Open for Staff

    August 20, 2013

    Best practices research shows that healthy providers working in healthy work environments deliver better healthcare to their patients. Over the years, The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) has launched a number of employee wellness programs designed to contribute to that healthy provider/healthy workplace goal, including smoking cessation programs, on-site fitness facilities and various healthy eating programs. This

  • TSH Physician “Figures” Out New Way for Health Care Community to Share Knowledge

    TSH Physician “Figures” Out New Way for Health Care Community to Share Knowledge

    August 20, 2013

    Most people would not get excited over a photo of the rash associated with Lyme disease. But if you’re a user of Dr. Josh Landy’s mobile phone application Figure 1, these sorts of images of painful, fatal and unique conditions are exactly why you signed up. Figure 1 is a new photo-sharing network designed for