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Delay in COVID-19 test results resolved

Scarborough Health Network (SHN) was made aware that COVID-19 test results were not being reported in the E-Health system where patients view their results.

Beginning Friday, December 4th, negative COVID-19 results from SHN’s Assessment Centre at University of Toronto Scarborough Campus were not communicated.

Scarborough Health Network has informed Toronto Public Health of all positive results on a daily basis,

Where to find Satellite Emergency Department at Centenary: outside Centenary's emergency department

Satellite Emergency Department at Centenary hospital

As we continue to address the increased visits to our hospitals during the second wave of COVID-19, our emergency department is preparing for an increased surge this winter. In order to support that we are opening a new Satellite Emergency Department, located at our Centenary hospital.

To respond to the increased visits in our emergency department (ED) and ensure adherence to IPAC standards to accommodate appropriate social distancing,

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Launching SHN’s Cardiac Amyloidosis Clinic

Cardiac Amyloidosis team (left to right): Dr. Saul Miller, Dr. Natalie Ho, Dr. Kibar Yared, Margo Wells RN, Violeta Pala RN

Not pictured: Dr. Nisha D’mello

A cardiac diagnosis can be scary for anyone, especially if the diagnosis is uncommon or unknown to the patient. Cardiologists at Scarborough Health Network (SHN) are once again pushing the boundaries to ensure that patients have access to lifesaving care by opening a new,

Cardio-oncology team at the clinic in 2019.

Cardio-oncology team innovates with heart

Cardio-oncology team at the clinic in 2019

When a person is diagnosed with cancer, one of the first thoughts of treatment is usually chemotherapy and radiation. While many people understand these treatments can come with severe side effects, like nausea and vomiting, hair loss, and a weakened immune system, they may be surprised to learn about other lesser-known,

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NEWS RELEASE: Ontario Adding Over 50 Hospital Beds in Scarborough

Ontario Adding Over 50 Hospital Beds in Scarborough
Investment will Increase Hospital Capacity, Reduce
Surgical Backlogs and Improve Access to Care

November 20th, 2020

Scarborough― The Ontario government is providing $116.5 million to create up to 766 more beds at 32 hospitals and alternate health facilities across the province.

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9 signs you might be chronically depressed

Everyone goes through ups and downs in in life. Especially during this pandemic, there may be feelings of isolation and uncertainty that could lead to a temporary depressive state.

But sometimes, those feelings don’t subside. Clinical depression, sometimes called major depression, is a complex mood disorder caused by various factors, including genetic predisposition,

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Is this proactive, preventative approach in managing CKD right for you?

Diabetes is one of the fastest growing health challenges of the 21st century. In 2018, 4.3 million Ontarians were living with diabetes or pre-diabetes, and by 2028, that number is estimated to grow to 5.3 million.

As home to Ontario’s largest regional nephrology program, which treats the highest volume of kidney patients in the province,

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Young and Healthy

Bringing innovation in mental health care to young people across Scarborough.

Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is always invested in the specific needs of our community. Sometimes, that means designing services that bridge a gap, or embracing the newest technology; other times it means seeking insights from our patients, families, and community, or raising financial support for new equipment and capital renovations.