SHN News

All patients and staff safe following fire at Centenary site

SCARBOROUGH (September 19, 2018) – All patients and staff are safe and accounted for following a fire at Scarborough and Rouge Hospital’s Centenary site this morning.

The fire occurred on a clinical unit on the 3rd floor of the Margaret Birch Wing (MBW). This floor was evacuated, as well as the 2nd and 4th floors as part of the hospital’s emergency protocol.

Cancer patient Leland Haley holding his certification for completing treatment

Marking a milestone: Young cancer patient rings end of treatment bell

When Leland Haley visited Scarborough and Rouge Hospital’s (SRH) Paediatric Oncology Clinic on August 29, it wasn’t just for another needle or procedure.

On this day, this resilient ten-year-old marked a milestone in his years-long journey battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia when he rung the end of treatment bell to signal the end of his chemotherapy treatments.

Sam Watt holding his award

SRH Peer Support Group receives Kidney Foundation award

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital’s (SRH) new Kidney Connect Peer Support Group was honoured with the Stewart Bett Memorial Award for Outstanding Contribution to Patient Programs from The Kidney Foundation Central Ontario Chapter, at a Volunteer Appreciation Celebration in June.

Congratulations go out to Lisa Huhn, peer support volunteer; Craig Lindsay, co-chair of the Patient Family Advisory Council for nephrology;

Photograph collage of physicians using point-of-care ultrasounds

SRH physicians advancing use of point-of-care ultrasounds to improve patient care

Photo above: SRH anesthesiologists take an advanced course in assessing cardiac and lung function in patients under anesthesia using point-of-care ultrasounds.

It’s a sunny Saturday afternoon in mid-June and while many are enjoying an early summer-like day, Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) Anesthesiologist Dr. John Oyston and eight of his colleagues are learning critical skills that will significantly advance the way they provide patient care.

Dr. Venu Tadiboyina with Dr. Michael Kidd, Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.

SRH physician honoured with U of T Postgraduate Award of Excellence

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) physician Dr. Venu Tadiboyina has received an Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Toronto’s (U of T) Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM).

“Each year, we receive many high-caliber nominations and this award recognizes your exceptional level of excellence and the major impact you have had in postgraduate family medicine education at the Department of Family and Community Medicine,” said Dr.

Top from left: Dr. Wael Mahmoud, Dr. Dale Connor, , Dr. Zhixing (Jack) Xu, Dr. Amir Zeinaly Bottom from left: Dr. Jennifer McDonald- Post-graduate Program Dir., Dr. Anthea Selvantha, Dr. Sahar Othman, Dr. Jessica Rodriguez, Dr. Yuan (Helen) Zhao, Dr. Petra Wildgoose, Stacey McKeown (Milley) - Program Assistant

Family Medicine Resident Graduation 2018

​The annual graduation ceremony for family medicine residents was held at the Scarboro Golf and Country Club on June 22, with graduates, families, friends, and physician preceptors in attendance. Addresses were given by Dr. Dick Zoutman, Chief of Staff, and Liz Buller, President and CEO.

Congratulations and welcome to our colleagues and new physicians: Dr.

New satellite dialysis unit opens at SRH Centenary site

SCARBOROUGH (July 12, 2018) – Scarborough and Rouge Hospital’s (SRH) Scarborough Regional Nephrology Program (SRNP) officially opened a new satellite hemodialysis unit at the hospital’s Centenary site on July 9.

“The 12-station, interim unit will serve current patients who are receiving dialysis at the General site,” said Dr. Paul Tam, chief of the nephrology program.

2018 World Cup

SRH Celebrates World Cup 2018

During the final week of World Cup 2018, the Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) community, as well as our patients and families, have been gathering to watch the semi-final matches at each of our hospital sites.

Our hospital community reflects Scarborough’s diversity and love of soccer, so needless to say, the viewings have attracted lively crowds.