SHN News

Flu activity increasing as season peaks

Flu cases are on the rise as the season peaks in Canada and Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) is managing higher patient volumes in all three of its Emergency Departments (ED). It is important for those experiencing milder flu symptoms to know that there are other places within the community that can provide care.

ED patients are seen on a triaged basis,

A New Year’s gift nearly six years in the making

While most people were counting down the last weeks of 2017 towards the New Year, new mom Libin Wei and proud dad Yuefei Yang have been counting down towards the birth of their daughter.

And little Karlie Yang definitely gave her parents a very special way to ring in the New Year, arriving at 12:58 a.m.

SRH opens new beds

Beds will support acute care during flu season

SRH will open new beds this week ahead of the 2017-18 flu season. The beds will increase the hospital’s ability to care for patients throughout the season.

Eighteen beds will open today, twelve beds at the hospital’s General site and six at its Birchmount site.

SRH Celebrates a Year of Growing Together

Elizabeth Buller, SRH President and CEO, reflects on the hospital’s first year. 

Happy birthday Scarborough and Rouge Hospital! December 1st marks one year since our three sites came together as one extraordinary health network to serve Scarborough’s vibrant and diverse community. Today, I would like to take this opportunity to recognize a few of the many achievements that were made possible by the efforts of our incredible team.

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital celebrates 50th anniversary of Centenary site

Government officials, health partner organizations, donors, and community members joined Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) staff, physicians, and volunteers to celebrate the 50th anniversary of SRH’s Centenary site.

“The rich history of our Centenary site is a tribute to the spirit of community health care across Ontario and we are proud to be able to celebrate how our hospital has been changing lives,

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital celebrates World Preemie Day

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) celebrated children who were cared for in the hospital’s three neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) at a special event to recognize World Prematurity Day.

World Prematurity Day is a globally-renowned educational event that raises awareness about premature births, while also enhancing and celebrating the lives of “preemies” and their families.

Toronto City Council Approves Bridletowne Neighbourhood Hub

Toronto City Council unanimously approved lease terms for the Bridletowne Neighbourhood Centre (BNC) at their monthly Council meeting earlier today. Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) along with the YMCA of Greater Toronto welcome this exciting development in the progress of this important community infrastructure project.

“I wish to thank Mayor Tory as well as Councillors Kelly and Lee for their tireless work to make today’s developments a reality.

SRH celebrates ‘end of treatment bell’ donation for paediatric cancer clinic

As Canada marks Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September, Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) has unveiled its first ‘end of treatment bell’ for the Paediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO) satellite paediatric oncology clinic at the Centenary site. This very special bell will be rung by children when they complete their cancer treatment in the clinic.

Province commits to expanding dialysis services in Scarborough

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital to receive grant to plan and construct new
chronic kidney disease facility.

At an announcement earlier today, Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, committed to expanding dialysis services within Scarborough and Rouge Hospital’s (SRH) Chronic Kidney Disease program.

“SRH is honoured to receive this support from the Government of Ontario that will allow us to begin the planning and construction of a new community-based facility to meet the growing needs of Scarborough residents,” said Liz Buller,

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital receives nearly $5 million in provincial funding for hospital repairs and upgrades

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) has received nearly $5 million in funding through the government of Ontario’s Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund (HIRF) to make upgrades and repairs across all three of its sites.

“We are truly grateful for this investment from our partners at the Ministry of Health, which will go a long way towards helping us to provide the very best quality experience for our patients and their families,” said Andrée Robichaud,