Cancer Care Ontario has notified hospitals across Ontario that there may have been unintended error in the dosage of specific chemotherapy drugs given to certain patients. The way a small group of intravenous (IV) chemotherapy drugs were given could have led to some patients receiving a lower dose than what was ordered by their doctor.
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.
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;
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.