SHN News

SHN welcomes new chair of the board

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,

Statement from SHN

Statement on the discovery around Kamloops Indian Residential School

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.    ​​​​​​​

We mourn for these children, their families,

Carmen James-Henry at the Scarborough COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Centenary hospital

Why this Scarborough local wants you to get your COVID-19 vaccine

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.

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Our COVID-19 Assessment Centres are returning to our hospitals

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,

Celebrating National Volunteer Week

Let’s Celebrate Our Volunteers

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.

Interior shot of our vaccine clinic at Centennial College

Heroes delivering hope at Scarborough vaccine clinics

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.

SHN statement: We stand against anti-Asian racism

SHN Statement: We stand against anti-Asian racism

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.