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  • The Scarborough Hospital Proceeds To Next Steps For A Merger

    February 25, 2013

    As a result of the Facilitated Integration , initiated by the Central East Local Health Integration Network ( Central East LHIN) on March 27, 2013, The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) Board of Directors has recommended proceeding to next steps for a merger with The Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS) follo wing its review of an extensive

  • Long-Time Scarborough Resident and Hospital Patient Wins Grand Prize in Car Raffle

    Long-Time Scarborough Resident and Hospital Patient Wins Grand Prize in Car Raffle

    January 18, 2013

    Seelal Binda’s plans to buy a new car were pleasantly intercepted when he received a call from The Scarborough Hospital Foundation informing him that he just won a 2013 Toyota Corolla. The brand new car, donated by Scarborough Toyota, was the grand prize in this year’s Win A Car Charity Raffle hosted by the Foundation

  • Dialysis Patients Share Personal Experiences In New TSH Video

    Dialysis Patients Share Personal Experiences In New TSH Video

    October 9, 2012

    On March 29, The Scarborough Hospital premiered a unique new video that chronicles the thoughts, experiences and advice of Chronic Kidney Disease patients who receive care at the hospital. However, as much as it is an outstanding educational tool for patients and their families, it also proved to be an excellent lesson about providing patient-focused

  • Recycling Anesthetic Gas Will Reap Environmental Benefits

    Recycling Anesthetic Gas Will Reap Environmental Benefits

    September 22, 2012

    Despite a sea of green scrubs and green wall tiles, the operating rooms at The Scarborough Hospital are just not green enough. But TSH’s surgical program is committed to being environmentally conscious, and is always looking for new, innovative ways to become greener. Most people don’t realize it, but operating rooms are major greenhouse gas

  • Discharge Calls Show Overwhelmingly Positive Patient Experience

    Discharge Calls Show Overwhelmingly Positive Patient Experience

    August 15, 2012

    Follow-up calls made to surgery patients after they had been discharged from The Scarborough Hospital show they had an extremely positive experience with their care. Between November 2011 and February 2012, 256 patients were interviewed from the inpatient and same day surgery units at the Birchmount campus, and the Surgery and Acute Surgery units at

  • Nurse Practitioners Provide End-of-Life Care at the Bedside

    Nurse Practitioners Provide End-of-Life Care at the Bedside

    July 20, 2012

    Roland Munro was dying. High-risk surgery that resulted from a sudden fall and post-operative complications left the active, 87-year-old musician in unbearable pain and his children with a heartbreaking task – preparations for end-of-life care. To provide comfort for their father in his final days, Roland’s children enlisted support from Sandra Del Signore, a Nurse

  • Patient Satisfaction Rates Soar on Surgical Orthopaedic Unit

    Patient Satisfaction Rates Soar on Surgical Orthopaedic Unit

    April 20, 2012

    They say the proof is in the pudding, and recent data from a patient satisfaction survey report confirms that there’s a lot more than just the pudding on TSH’s Surgical Orthopaedic Unit that’s very good. The Unit has consistently demonstrated excellent patient satisfaction scores over the past four quarters. The quality of care is outstanding, and the hard

  • Healthcare Professionals from China Visit TSH

    Healthcare Professionals from China Visit TSH

    April 10, 2012

    Healthcare professionals who visited The Scarborough Hospital from Tianjin, China were so impressed with the hospital’s programs, services and outreach initiatives with the Chinese community that they are interested in exploring a potential future partnership. “We know The Scarborough Hospital is very good, so we wanted to visit and get to know your services,” said

  • TSH Receives 2012 Uthayan Inter-Communal Relationship Award

    March 19, 2012

    TSH was honoured to receive the 2012 Uthayan Inter-Communal Relationship Award at the annual Uthayan International Awards Festival on March 18. This award is given to an eminent person or a group who has demonstrated an understanding of the aspirations of the Tamil Canadian Community and has served as a role model in the promotion of

  • TSH Implements Sickle Cell Protocol for ED Patients

    TSH Implements Sickle Cell Protocol for ED Patients

    March 19, 2012

    The Scarborough Hospital has implemented a new Sickle Cell Crisis Protocol in its Emergency Department in an effort to better serve its diverse community. The hospital’s mandate is to meet the unique needs of each and every patient, and by addressing the needs of the large population affected by sickle cell in the Scarborough area,