SHN News

Join us for the Paediatric Pearls Continuing Medical Education Event

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital’s (SRH) Department of Paediatrics and Department of Family and Community Medicine are proud to present the Paediatric Pearls education event on Friday, October 19.

This CME-accredited event features an incredible line up of paediatric specialists who will discuss current practice and provide information about referring and treating specific illnesses in your practice.

Community and patient consultation on clinical services

Over the past year we have worked with our patients and our community as we began to shape the future of care in Scarborough. Together, we have developed our inaugural strategic plan and have created our new, unified, identity as Scarborough Health Network. Community engagement is a crucial part of how we reach decisions that will ultimately define health care delivered today and in years ahead.

FY 2017/18 Achieved Target Award for The Scarborough Hospital

SRH recognized for achieving performance target for vascular access surgery wait times

Congratulations to SRH’s Vascular Access Team within our Nephrology program!

In September, the Ontario Renal Network recognized SRH for meeting the annual target for the Vascular Access Wait Times (Priority 3) performance indicator and achieving an outstanding rate of 94.5% for the 2017/18 fiscal year.

“The Ontario Renal Network is delighted to recognize the hospital for improving their vascular access surgery wait time indicator performance.

All patients and staff safe following fire at Centenary site

SCARBOROUGH (September 19, 2018) – All patients and staff are safe and accounted for following a fire at Scarborough and Rouge Hospital’s Centenary site this morning.

The fire occurred on a clinical unit on the 3rd floor of the Margaret Birch Wing (MBW). This floor was evacuated, as well as the 2nd and 4th floors as part of the hospital’s emergency protocol.

Cancer patient Leland Haley holding his certification for completing treatment

Marking a milestone: Young cancer patient rings end of treatment bell

When Leland Haley visited Scarborough and Rouge Hospital’s (SRH) Paediatric Oncology Clinic on August 29, it wasn’t just for another needle or procedure.

On this day, this resilient ten-year-old marked a milestone in his years-long journey battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia when he rung the end of treatment bell to signal the end of his chemotherapy treatments.

Sam Watt holding his award

SRH Peer Support Group receives Kidney Foundation award

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital’s (SRH) new Kidney Connect Peer Support Group was honoured with the Stewart Bett Memorial Award for Outstanding Contribution to Patient Programs from The Kidney Foundation Central Ontario Chapter, at a Volunteer Appreciation Celebration in June.

Congratulations go out to Lisa Huhn, peer support volunteer; Craig Lindsay, co-chair of the Patient Family Advisory Council for nephrology;

Photograph collage of physicians using point-of-care ultrasounds

SRH physicians advancing use of point-of-care ultrasounds to improve patient care

Photo above: SRH anesthesiologists take an advanced course in assessing cardiac and lung function in patients under anesthesia using point-of-care ultrasounds.

It’s a sunny Saturday afternoon in mid-June and while many are enjoying an early summer-like day, Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) Anesthesiologist Dr. John Oyston and eight of his colleagues are learning critical skills that will significantly advance the way they provide patient care.

Dr. Venu Tadiboyina with Dr. Michael Kidd, Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.

SRH physician honoured with U of T Postgraduate Award of Excellence

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH) physician Dr. Venu Tadiboyina has received an Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Toronto’s (U of T) Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM).

“Each year, we receive many high-caliber nominations and this award recognizes your exceptional level of excellence and the major impact you have had in postgraduate family medicine education at the Department of Family and Community Medicine,” said Dr.