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  • 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

  • Community Invited To Join Telephone Town Halls On A Possible Hospital Merger

    September 5, 2013

    Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS) and The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) invite the community to join interactive telephone town halls that will explore the benefits and risks of a possible merger and ask for community input. Community members can sign up for the telephone town hall by leaving their name and phone number at http://www.leadingforpatients.ca/telephone-town-hall-sign-up/. Those

  • Community Invited To Participate In Stakeholder Engagement

    August 22, 2013

    The community, hospital staff and physicians will be asked for their feedback on a possible merger between The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) and Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS) during an engagement process that launched a new website and stakeholder consultations this week. This stakeholder engagement initiative, which will run until late October, is part of a

  • The Scarborough Hospital Board Responds To The Report From Expert Review Panel

    July 24, 2013

    On July 22, at an open session, The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) Board of Directors reviewed and passed three motions in response to the Expert Review Panel Report, which addressed TSH’s service consolidations as proposed in its Strategic Plan Refresh. The motions are as follows: Motion #1: TSH Board of Directors has received the report and

  • Provincial Workplace Safety Board Recognizes The Scarborough Hospital For Playing It Safe

    July 8, 2013

    The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) is pleased to announce that it scored 100 per cent in a recent safety audit performed by the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB). “We were selected by the provincial body to undergo a validation audit for the work done in 2012,” says Rhonda Lewis, Chief Human Resources Officer at