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  • Hospital Gowns Provide More Options for Patients

    Hospital Gowns Provide More Options for Patients

    August 6, 2013

    Linen carts across the hospital may seem a bit fuller in the coming days, as The Scarborough Hospital introduces more hospital gown options for patients. Starting last week, patients at both campuses have access to two options in addition to the standard hospital gown: a robe and pajama-style pants. Although these are not new products,

  • Kids’ Art Exhibition Featured at TSH

    Kids’ Art Exhibition Featured at TSH

    July 23, 2013

    A group of young Scarborough artists are not only showing healthy living through their art, but actually supporting local health care by donating a portion of the proceeds from their current art show to The Scarborough Hospital. The artists belong to a program called Healthy Living through Art (HLA), which fuses the arts with healthy

  • TSH Nurse Nominated for Nurse of the Year Award

    TSH Nurse Nominated for Nurse of the Year Award

    May 14, 2013

    The Scarborough Hospital’s Debbie Daly is one of more than 140 nurses across Ontario nominated for the Toronto Star’s Nightingale Award. Debbie is routinely praised by colleagues, patients and family members of patients – any number of them could have submitted her nomination. Thank you cards abound on the shelf in her office at the

  • The Scarborough Hospital Performs Well in National Study

    April 2, 2013

    Once again The Scarborough Hospital has shown excellence in quality of care according to data released by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). CIHI’s Canadian Hospital Reporting Project (CHRP) measures the performance of 600 acute care hospitals across Canada in 30 clinical and financial areas. TSH performed well overall among large community hospitals in

  • Registered Dietitians Educate Staff and Patients on the Importance of Good Nutrition

    Registered Dietitians Educate Staff and Patients on the Importance of Good Nutrition

    March 19, 2013

    The Scarborough Hospital’s team of Registered Dietitians play a key role in patient care, and are uniquely trained to advise you on food, healthy eating and nutrition. We will profile some of TSH’s RDs throughout the month of March, which is Nutrition Month. Heidi Murphy is a Registered Dietitian working in the home dialysis program, Chronic Kidney

  • The Scarborough Hospital Proceeds To Next Steps For A Merger

    February 25, 2013

    As a result of the Facilitated Integration , initiated by the Central East Local Health Integration Network ( Central East LHIN) on March 27, 2013, The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) Board of Directors has recommended proceeding to next steps for a merger with The Rouge Valley Health System (RVHS) follo wing its review of an extensive

  • Long-Time Scarborough Resident and Hospital Patient Wins Grand Prize in Car Raffle

    Long-Time Scarborough Resident and Hospital Patient Wins Grand Prize in Car Raffle

    January 18, 2013

    Seelal Binda’s plans to buy a new car were pleasantly intercepted when he received a call from The Scarborough Hospital Foundation informing him that he just won a 2013 Toyota Corolla. The brand new car, donated by Scarborough Toyota, was the grand prize in this year’s Win A Car Charity Raffle hosted by the Foundation

  • Dialysis Patients Share Personal Experiences In New TSH Video

    Dialysis Patients Share Personal Experiences In New TSH Video

    October 9, 2012

    On March 29, The Scarborough Hospital premiered a unique new video that chronicles the thoughts, experiences and advice of Chronic Kidney Disease patients who receive care at the hospital. However, as much as it is an outstanding educational tool for patients and their families, it also proved to be an excellent lesson about providing patient-focused

  • Recycling Anesthetic Gas Will Reap Environmental Benefits

    Recycling Anesthetic Gas Will Reap Environmental Benefits

    September 22, 2012

    Despite a sea of green scrubs and green wall tiles, the operating rooms at The Scarborough Hospital are just not green enough. But TSH’s surgical program is committed to being environmentally conscious, and is always looking for new, innovative ways to become greener. Most people don’t realize it, but operating rooms are major greenhouse gas

  • Discharge Calls Show Overwhelmingly Positive Patient Experience

    Discharge Calls Show Overwhelmingly Positive Patient Experience

    August 15, 2012

    Follow-up calls made to surgery patients after they had been discharged from The Scarborough Hospital show they had an extremely positive experience with their care. Between November 2011 and February 2012, 256 patients were interviewed from the inpatient and same day surgery units at the Birchmount campus, and the Surgery and Acute Surgery units at