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  • My Name Is Geoff Burrowes And This Is My Patient Experience

    My Name Is Geoff Burrowes And This Is My Patient Experience

    November 6, 2015

    “Don’t give it a second thought. They will look after you marvellously.”

    That’s what Geoff Burrowes, 74, would tell anyone wondering about what to expect at The Scarborough Hospital (TSH). And he should know—TSH physicians and nurses saved his life.

  • My name is Arlene Walker and this is My Patient Experience

    October 22, 2015

    Arlene Walker shares her story of overcoming anxiety and depression, with help from The Scarborough Hospital.

  • Making Healthy “GAINs”

    Making Healthy “GAINs”

    September 15, 2015

    Longtime Scarborough resident Alberta Mathews is spreading the news far and wide about the Geriatric Assessment and Intervention Network (GAIN) Clinic at The Scarborough Hospital’s General campus, where she was recently a patient. Her daughter, Nancy Gan, first read about GAIN in an edition of TSH’s eNewsletter, My Scarborough Hospital, and encouraged her mother to

  • Moving Beyond Bricks And Mortar With Mental Health Therapy

    Moving Beyond Bricks And Mortar With Mental Health Therapy

    September 1, 2015

    Twenty per cent of Canadians will personally experience a mental illness in their lifetime, according to the Canadian Mental Health Association. This includes Ashley King, a 28-year-old patient of The Scarborough Hospital’s (TSH) Mental Health department. For Ashley, who has suffered from anxiety and depression for many years, TSH’s Internet-Assisted Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (iCBT) program

  • A Father’s Day Gift Six Years In The Making

    A Father’s Day Gift Six Years In The Making

    June 24, 2015

    For Kajendren Suvarnarajah, this Father’s Day – and every Father’s Day from now on – will be extra special. On June 21, Kajendren’s first child – a baby boy – was born at exactly 51 minutes after midnight at The Scarborough Hospital’s (TSH) General campus. “I’m just happy, so so happy,” says Kajendren. Kajendren’s wife

  • Hi, My Name is Jack David, and This is My Patient Experience

    June 15, 2015

    Jack David and his patient experience.

  • Grateful Daughter Has “nothing but praise” For TSH

    Grateful Daughter Has “nothing but praise” For TSH

    May 12, 2015

    In the last dozen years, Gloria Haddrath has visited The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) countless times as her parents, Mario and Tommasina Tagliaferri, received care. She never took her parents for granted – or the hospital that treated them. “Caring, kind and sweet.” That’s how Gloria describes the feel at the hospital. Mario was treated at

  • My Name Is Jack Doherty And This Is My Patient Experience

    My Name Is Jack Doherty And This Is My Patient Experience

    March 31, 2015

    It was a cold December morning when Jack Doherty registered in the Emergency Department of The Scarborough Hospital’s (TSH) Birchmount campus, after much convincing from his wife, Marie. He had spent much of the previous night in extreme pain accompanied by severe vomiting – discomfort caused by a hiatus hernia. By the time he arrived

  • Patient Impressed With Diabetes Care Received Under New Partnership

    Patient Impressed With Diabetes Care Received Under New Partnership

    January 20, 2015

    As a patient who received diabetes care and education at The Scarborough Hospital (TSH), Mrs. Kassam was naturally hesitant about the prospect of being treated in a community-based setting. However, after transitioning from TSH to Carefirst Seniors and Community Services Association (Carefirst) through the new Scarborough Integrated Diabetes Education Program, she has been equally impressed

  • My Name is Wei, and This is My Patient Experience

    January 7, 2015

    While Wei Ye wasn’t nervous about his first surgery, he didn’t know what to expect. However, the care he received before, during and after his surgery at The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) compelled him to share his experience and recommend the hospital to family and friends. “Before my surgery, Dr. Kevin Wong went over all the