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  • A Special Donation From A Very Special Girl

    A Special Donation From A Very Special Girl

    February 18, 2014

    There’s a very simple reason 11-year-old Maddie Clarke worked so hard last summer to raise over $200 for The Scarborough Hospital Foundation. “I wanted to raise money so that no one had to feel how I felt when my Grandma passed away from cancer,” Maddie explains in a quiet voice. Maddie’s maternal grandmother died on

  • Patient Grateful For Excellent Care His Father Received At TSH

    February 4, 2014

    Arifur Shohel considers himself an ‘orphan’ now that his father, Abul Bashar, passed away last December. Still, he has nothing but high praise for the excellent care his father received from The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) over the years. He felt compelled to write a letter of praise to the hospital for the care his father

  • TSH Radiologist Solves Patient’s Decades-Long Fear Of MRIs

    TSH Radiologist Solves Patient’s Decades-Long Fear Of MRIs

    January 22, 2014

    It was a request that Elizabeth Rowland always feared from her doctor: “We’d like you to have an MRI scan.” However, Elizabeth’s decades-long fear of MRIs came to an end when she visited the Diagnostic Imaging department at The Scarborough Hospital (TSH). “I have received medical care in various countries and when I received an

  • Nurse Went Above and Beyond to Provide Excellent Care

    Nurse Went Above and Beyond to Provide Excellent Care

    December 24, 2013

    It wasn’t just the care itself, but how it was delivered that made a big difference for Alfonsina (Flo) Germano when she visited The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) for a panectomy this past fall. Flo’s one-night stay turned into two at the hospital’s General campus, due to some follow-up care after her surgery, and she began

  • Compassion of TSH Surgeon a Life Changing Experience for Patient

    Compassion of TSH Surgeon a Life Changing Experience for Patient

    December 11, 2013

    Radica Bhawani-Clatworthy had never been a patient in hospital before. So when the Scarborough senior learned she had to have emergency surgery to remove her gallbladder this past May, she was understandably scared and nervous. But some simple acts of reassurance and compassion from surgeon Dr. Saul Mandelbaum made all the difference in getting her

  • From Start to Finish, A Great Care Experience for Patient’s Mother

    From Start to Finish, A Great Care Experience for Patient’s Mother

    November 26, 2013

    As a staff member at The Scarborough Hospital for the last 15 years, Marissa Hussain is keenly aware of the compassionate and professional health care services patients receive on a daily basis. However, she was able to witness this outstanding care in action when her mother was a patient this past summer. Marissa’s mother Marilyn

  • New Mom Thanks TSH For Caring And Supportive Experience

    New Mom Thanks TSH For Caring And Supportive Experience

    November 22, 2013

    Nadine Doueiry was so thrilled with the care she received from staff at The Scarborough Hospital during her recent childbirth that she’s decided to have another baby. “During my first birth, which was in Dubai, there were complications,” Nadine recalls. “After moving to Canada, I became pregnant and decided that if this birth went well,

  • True and Genuine Care Gives Patient Strength In Second Cancer Battle

    True and Genuine Care Gives Patient Strength In Second Cancer Battle

    November 8, 2013

    Janice Gowan had the ability to go nearly anywhere for chemotherapy treatment following breast cancer surgery in 2012. But only The Scarborough Hospital felt like the right place for her to receive care. Janice’s battle with cancer stretches back to the mid-1980s when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. That diagnosis was further complicated when

  • Patient Grateful That TSH Program Addresses All Her Health Care Needs in One Place At One Time

    Patient Grateful That TSH Program Addresses All Her Health Care Needs in One Place At One Time

    October 29, 2013

    Mari Kaladjian is so pleased with the care she receives from The Scarborough Hospital’s Centre for Complex Diabetes Care (CCDC) that she recommends it to everyone she knows with diabetes. She even advises her doctor to refer his other patients. “It’s fabulous having everyone in one place,” says Mari. “People with diabetes don’t just have

  • Patient’s Son Grateful for Compassionate Care During Difficult Time

    Patient’s Son Grateful for Compassionate Care During Difficult Time

    October 15, 2013

    Losing a parent is undoubtedly one of life’s most difficult experiences. However, for Brian Goddard and his family, the “compassion and professionalism” from staff on the 3 Central Medicine Unit at the General campus made this painful situation “bearable.” Over this past summer, Brian’s 90-year-old mother Margaret suffered a fall at her Scarborough retirement home