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  • Scarborough Surgeon Crosses Borders To Help Patients In The Developing World

    Scarborough Surgeon Crosses Borders To Help Patients In The Developing World

    December 18, 2014

    Plastic Surgeon Dr. Timothy Sproule, who works out of The Scarborough Hospital (TSH), has a passion for not only improving the lives of patients in his own backyard, but also patients in the developing world. Recently, Dr. Sproule travelled to Nepal – where he has visited on numerous occasions – for eight days to impart

  • New Services Offer More Choice For Expectant Parents

    New Services Offer More Choice For Expectant Parents

    December 16, 2014

    Throughout her pregnancy, Diana Jallim’s plan was always to have a water birth. However, she never expected that she would be the very first planned water birth for The Scarborough Hospital (TSH). “It feels really special,” said Diana, as she looks at little Savannah in her bassinette, who arrived just after 1 p.m. on December

  • Receiving Care During the Flu Season

    December 11, 2014

    Emergency Departments in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) typically experience higher patient volumes during the holiday season. This is partly attributed to the annual flu season, which often peaks during the holiday season. This year will be no exception. TSH would like to remind the community that patients in the EDs are seen on a

  • Designation Allows TSH To Provide More Advanced Care To Premature Infants

    Designation Allows TSH To Provide More Advanced Care To Premature Infants

    December 4, 2014

    The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) has designated the General campus Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) a Level IIC as defined by the standardized levels of maternal and newborn care from the Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health (PCMCH). “Designating the General campus NICU a Level IIC is important both for new mothers and babies alike,”

  • The Scarborough Hospital Welcomes Physician Assistants

    The Scarborough Hospital Welcomes Physician Assistants

    November 27, 2014

    To recognize this year’s National Physician Assistant (PA) Day, The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) is pleased to share the exciting news that this clinical role is now a part of our interprofessional team. PA will complement the work of our interprofessional teams to further enhance efficiency, patient safety and quality of care for the Scarborough community.

  • At The Scarborough Hospital, We Are The Patient Experience!

    November 10, 2014

    The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) has launched a grassroots effort to fundamentally shift the provision of health care to a model that is truly patient-focused. ‘“I Am the Patient Experience” is more than a tagline at TSH, but the beginning of an entire culture shift that recognizes the inherent value of working with our patients and

  • TSH Receives Gold Quality Healthcare Workplace Award For Second Consecutive Year

    TSH Receives Gold Quality Healthcare Workplace Award For Second Consecutive Year

    November 5, 2014

    For the second consecutive year, The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) has been awarded a Gold Quality Healthcare Workplace Award from the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care for the hospital’s efforts to improve the quality of work-life for staff and the care and services delivered to patients. Health care organizations

  • Scarborough Walk of Fame and The Scarborough Hospital Foundation Announce New Partnership

    October 22, 2014

    Today marks the partnership of two local organizations: The Scarborough Hospital Foundation (TSHF) and the Scarborough Walk of Fame (SWOF). This mutually beneficial partnership was forged to meet the following key objectives: Raise the profile and strengthen the reputation of The Scarborough Hospital as a critical community resource and the community of Scarborough as a

  • The Scarborough Hospital and The University of Toronto Launch Centre for Integrative Medicine

    October 17, 2014

    The University of Toronto (U of T) and The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) have launched a new centre dedicated to scientifically investigating the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). The Centre for Integrative Medicine will aid the 74% of Canadians who are using some form of complementary and alternative medicine, including Chinese medicine. “A vast

  • The Scarborough Hospital Invites Community Residents To Participate In A Community Engagement Session

    October 9, 2014

    The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) has launched a planning process to renew its strategic and clinical directions plans. As part of this process, and in the spirit of engagement, TSH has been reaching out to all of its key stakeholders including staff, physicians, the TSH Foundation, volunteers, patients, provider partners and various community groups. TSH is