SHN News

Message to our Community: Staff Vaccinations at SHN

Making sure SHN has the safest possible environment for our patients, their families, and our healthcare team is our top priority.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have relied on safety measures to protect people in our hospitals and clinics – including hand hygiene, physical distancing, restricted visitor policies and appropriate use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Say Thanks campaign OHA

You can raise health care workers’ spirits by saying Thanks!

It only takes a second to say thanks. And, for hospital and health care workers across Ontario, being thanked by their patients, family members, and people in our communities means a lot.

This Thanksgiving season, YOU can boost health care workers spirits by joining the Ontario Hospital Association’s Say Thanks campaign

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New & Renewed patient registration areas – construction has started!

SHN is extremely excited to have started construction on new and renewed patient registration areas at each of our three hospitals.

At the General and Birchmount hospitals, existing registration areas will be refreshed and self-serve registration kiosks will be installed.

At the Centenary hospital, we are constructing central registration areas with new self-serve kiosks in the Margaret Birch Wing and in the Admitting &

Local Scarborough politicians and SHN leaders standing infront of Birchmount Hospital

Ontario supporting Scarborough Health Network during COVID-19

Close to $27 million investment will help SHN provide high quality care to patients

 Scarborough, Ontario — The Scarborough Health Network is receiving more than $26.83 million from the Ontario Government to provide high quality care to patients during this COVID-19 pandemic.

“The Scarborough Health Network has been at the centre of the COVID-19 pandemic from day one providing quality care for our sick and vulnerable,

New program to Scarborough is helping physicians connect to hospital services

Across the province, hospitals have implemented new measures to help support their fellow health care practitioners, their patients, and their families during a global pandemic. One program that encompasses the key principles of connectivity and support is SCOPE.

SCOPE, which stands for Seamless Care Optimizing the Patient Experience, enhances primary care practitioners’ (PCPs) ability to connect to a team of providers through a single point of access.

1,000 Cranes Community Art Project – a thank you to healthcare workers

Over 1,000 paper cranes from across the Greater Toronto Area make up a community art project, aimed at tributing all frontline healthcare workers who have worked tirelessly during the global pandemic.

Emerging artists May Chan pieced together the video, which encapsulates the colourful and intricate displays – often connected to signify unity.

Chan says the video is meant as a thank you gift for staff and volunteers working within hospitals,

Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) National Awards Program

Canadian College of Health Leaders recognizes SHN during National Awards Program

Scarborough Health Network (SHN) was recently recognized for Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion and Delivering Value-based Healthcare at the 2021 Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) National Awards Program.

Located in one of Canada’s most diverse communities, SHN has demonstrated its dedication to diversity and inclusion not only through its corporate values, but through its workplace/employee and patient-focused departments,

Group holding sign that says "500K doses in #ScarbTO"

Celebrating half a million COVID-19 vaccine doses and counting!

The Scarborough Vaccine Team reached an incredible milestone: delivering half a million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine!

In a community so hard-hit by the pandemic that 16 of 17 postal codes were designated as COVID-19 hot spots in April, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) and the Scarborough Ontario Health Team partners excitedly administered their 500,000th COVID-19 vaccine dose on Friday – the first time in Canada that a hospital-led vaccine team has reached the half-million dose mark.

EnRoute to OR: Perioperative Education Program

New SHN professional development program fast-tracks RN candidates to the Operating Room

Scarborough Health Network (SHN) has a unique opportunity now available for Registered Nurses (RN) and a Clinical Practice Leader (CPL).

SHN’s Surgery Program has launched EnRoute to the OR: Peri-Operative Education Program, aimed at providing Operating Room (OR) certification to RN candidates in a compressed timeframe. The 10-week program will include theory,