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  • Workshop Offers Education On Preventing And Managing Diabetes

    November 13, 2013

    As World Diabetes Day approaches, The Scarborough Hospital is offering a free workshop on diabetes prevention and management on November 13. According to a 2013 report released by the Auditor General of Canada, an estimated 2.4 million Canadians suffer from diabetes. In Ontario alone, it’s estimated the number of people with diabetes will reach 1.9

  • Joint Report On Possible Hospital Merger Released

    November 8, 2013

    Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS) and The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) publicly released a joint report today on the benefits and risks of a possible merger of the two hospital corporations that will be discussed by their boards of directors at public meetings on Tuesday, November 12. The report can be found at the Leading for

  • Hospital Boards to Make Recommendation on a Merger Review

    November 6, 2013

    The Boards of Directors of Rouge Valley Health System and The Scarborough Hospital will make their recommendations on a report called Leading for Patients, which examines the opportunities, benefits and risks of a possible merger between the two hospital corporations at their respective public board meetings on Tuesday, November 12. The jointly developed report details

  • Innovative New Program Improves Accessibility For Patients At TSH

    Innovative New Program Improves Accessibility For Patients At TSH

    November 4, 2013

    Every Friday morning for the past three years, 90-year-old Bill Pfaff arrived at The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) for his cancer treatments. At 8 a.m. sharp, his cab would pull up at the hospital entrance and Bill would slowly go through his routine: check in at Patient Registration, walk to the elevator, ride to the first

  • New TSH Wound Clinic Provides Expert Follow-up Care Close To Home

    October 28, 2013

    A newly renovated Wound Clinic at The Scarborough Hospital will provide patients with expert follow-up care and treatment close to home. “Our new Wound Clinic is an excellent example of how The Scarborough Hospital is working to provide the best continuity of care for patients,” said Nurallah Rahim, Patient Care Director, Surgical Services, Orthopaedics and

  • Mammogram Saved Georgina Dunstan’s Life

    October 23, 2013

    The next time you visit your local movie theatre, you may see Georgina Dunstan on the big screen. The Ajax grandmother and active Canadian Cancer Society volunteer is one of several cancer survivors featured in a series of powerful public services announcements (PSAs) aimed at boosting screening for breast, cervical and colon cancer. The PSAs

  • TSH Sexual Assault And Domestic Violence Program To Partner With Scarborough Centre For Healthy Communities

    September 18, 2013

    The Scarborough Hospital’s Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre (SA/DVCC) is partnering with Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities to deliver the program’s follow‐up counselling services for clients. A plan to transition the SA/DVCC’s counselling services from The Scarborough Hospital to Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities through a voluntary integration was reviewed by the Central

  • TSH Piloting New “Environmentally Friendly” Operating Room Supply Delivery System

    September 16, 2013

    The Scarborough Hospital has been awarded funding from the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) to implement an innovative environmental initiative in its operating rooms (ORs). Working with its medical supply manufacturer and distributor Medline Canada and hospital textile supplier Booth Centennial, the hospital is introducing the Complete Delivery Hybrid System for delivering OR supplies that will

  • Workshop Aims To Increase Awareness About Suicide Prevention

    September 11, 2013

    As World Suicide Prevention Day approaches, The Scarborough Hospital will be addressing this very important issue with a workshop on suicide prevention on Wednesday, September 11. The free, one hour workshop will examine risk factors and warning signs for suicidal behaviour, as well as provide resources for those who may need help, their family and

  • Online Survey Seeks Community Views On Possible Hospital Merger

    September 9, 2013

    Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS) and The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) invite the community to participate in an online survey to express their views on the benefits and risks of a possible merger of the two hospitals. The survey asks several questions and invites questions from the community. The survey is part of a broad set