We are pleased to introduce Matt Ainley as the new chair of Scarborough Health Network (SHN) Board of Directors. The announcement came following the hospital’s 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) held virtually on Thursday evening, June 3.
“We’re excited to welcome Matt as the new chair of the Board of Directors,” says Maureen Adamson,
Last Thursday, we learned of the discovery of the bodies of at least 215 children, found in the area around the Kamloops Indian Residential School, which was once the largest in Canada’s residential school system, with as many as 500 ‘students’ registered at its peak.
With the COVID-19 vaccine becoming more widely available in Scarborough, now is the time to decide if you will get the vaccine.
Uncertainty is normal and people have varying – and legitimate – reasons for feeling this way. Be sure to visit www.shn.ca/covid19-vaccine-info/ for information and resources to help you make an informed choice.
With warm weather returning, we will be moving our COVID-19 Assessment Centres back to their original locations on our hospital grounds.
A very sincere thank you to our partners University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) and Centre for Immigrant and Community Services (CICS) for hosting our assessment centres through the winter months where they provided safe,
Today is the start of National Nursing Week 2021 (May 10 to 16)! This year’s theme is We Answer the Call, which was developed by the Canadian Nurses Association to showcase the many roles that nurses play in a patient’s health care journey. SHN is pleased to support this special day,
Our SHN family would not be complete without our team of volunteers, who help us to provide exceptional care for patients and families across our health network. We appreciate our volunteers’ commitment to SHN every day — and especially during National Volunteer Week, we thank them for the choice they have made to give back to their community.
Reflections from an Oncology Nurse on Oncology Nursing Day This will be my last year to celebrate Oncology Nursing Day as a practicing oncology nurse. I plan to retire later this year and reaching such a significant milestone has prompted me to look back on my career. It has been 44 years since I entered [...]
The arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine has been like sunshine breaking through the dark veil of the pandemic, bringing warmth and hope to our community. Thanks to the multidisciplinary group of SHN staff and physicians, Centennial College, and community organizations, Scarborough’s vaccination clinics are set to play their part in bringing on brighter days.
SHN’s COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Team forged the path to create a brand new vaccine clinic at Centenary Hospital.
On March 17, eight people were brutally murdered in Atlanta, Georgia in what is being described as racially motivated violence. Six of the victims are women of Asian descent. Sadly, since the start of the pandemic there have been thousands of incidents of anti-Asian violence around the world, including right here in Canada.
Scarborough Health Network (SHN) condemns these horrific incidents.