• Improving Access to Cancer Care for First Nations Communities

    December 2, 2013

    A social worker with a passion for supporting the Aboriginal path to health and healing has joined the Central East Regional Cancer Program. Kathy MacLeod‐Beaver is the cancer program’s new Aboriginal Navigator, and she has extensive experience in health promotion and counselling for First Nations Inuit Metis (FNIM) peoples from her work with the Nogojiwanong

  • RVHS and TSH Welcome the Central East LHIN’s Allocation of Funding for Merger Process

    November 27, 2013

    Rouge Valley Health System and The Scarborough Hospital thank the Central East Local Health Integration Network (Central East LHIN) for allocating $3.8 million in funding for the ongoing merger exploration process. Today, the Central East LHIN Board of Directors approved $1.3 million to reimburse the hospitals for their initial integration planning costs, and up to

  • Doctors Support Merger of Rouge Valley Health System and The Scarborough Hospital

    November 25, 2013

    The physicians’ organizations representing doctors at Rouge Valley Health System and The Scarborough Hospital fully support a merger of the two hospital corporations. The Medical Advisory Committees and the Leaders of the physician staff associations at both hospital corporations fully endorse the motions approved by the two hospital Boards of Directors at their meetings on

  • TSH Medical Staff Association Donates To Philippine Relief Effort

    November 22, 2013

    The Medical Staff Association of The Scarborough Hospital has donated $1,000 to Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Parish, a registered charit y that is eligible for government – matching donations. “As health care professionals, we are eager to provide assistance in relief efforts following the devastating typhoon that recently hit the Philippines,” explains Dr.

  • TSH Awarded Gold Quality Healthcare Workplace Award

    November 15, 2013

    The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) has been awarded a Gold 2013 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 from across the province

  • The Scarborough Hospital Foundation To Launch Second Annual Scarborough World Gala

    November 14, 2013

    On November 14, The Scarborough Hospital Foundation will officially launch its second annual Scarborough World Gala. Its goal is to raise $2 million to support The Scarborough Hospital’s Cancer Care program. The Gala will be held on May 10, 2014 and will honour Dr. Dhun Noria, Chief of Laboratory Medicine and Medical Director of Laboratories

  • 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