Next Board meeting: October 3 at Birchmount hospital
Scarborough Health Network’s (SHN) Board of Directors is welcoming five esteemed executives to round out its transformative team of leading minds.
As the Network approaches the first anniversary of its new name, logo, and brand this fall, the 2019-2020 Board of Directors is set to propel SHN toward our vision of becoming Canada’s leading community teaching health network – transforming your health experience.
After a year of planning, research, consultation, and collaboration, SHN’s Women and Children’s program is heading into a busy autumn, as we gear up to develop centres of excellence for paediatrics, obstetrics, and neonatal intensive care.
From renovations, to enhanced education and skills training, the team is in the final stages of the program redesign.
Last month, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) announced that it had joined in partnership with more than 40 Scarborough health service providers to create an Ontario Health Team (OHT) for Scarborough. In May 2019, groups interested in becoming OHTs submitted self-assessment applications to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, to demonstrate readiness to become a formal OHT.
Congratulations to Scarborough Health Network’s (SHN) Diabetes Program for being recognized by Diabetes Canada for meeting the Standards for Diabetes Education in Canada!
For our patients, receiving expert diabetes care and education is vital for patients to successfully manage their diabetes to prevent and treat short and long term complications. With this accreditation,
Each year, the Spiritual Care department receives three to 12 students from the School of Theology at the University of Toronto. These students are assigned to nursing units and conduct general visits and referrals from staff. They assist people in coping with their hospitalization, provide a supportive presence and facilitate a holistic approach to health care.
Congratulations to Dr. Karishma Ramjee, a second year family medicine resident, on being awarded the Cass Family Grants for Catalyzing Access and Change, which inspires researchers to effect institutional change to benefit vulnerable and disadvantaged health care consumers.
Available through the University of Toronto, the $5,000 grant is being matched by SHN’s Department of Family and Community Medicine.