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, President and CEO of SRH. “This new facility will greatly improve patient access to care and provide dialysis treatment close to home for those living with chronic kidney disease.”

SRH is working with our partners to build the new facility in the Bridletowne neighbourhood of Scarborough. The Bridletowne Neighbourhood Centre (BNC) will become a leading example of integrated health promoting infrastructure in the province of Ontario. A unique partnership between the YMCA of Greater Toronto, the United Way of Toronto and York Region, and SRH, the BNC will bring together community services and health care providers to promote self-management of healthy living and disease prevention to foster a healthy community where people can live, work, learn, and play.

“We would like to thank Minister Hoskins and MPP Soo Wong for their ongoing commitment to making Scarborough a healthy community,” said Terri McKinnon , Vice-Chair of SRH’s Board of Directors.