SHN News

New Guidelines for Coming to SHN

New Guidelines for Coming to SHN

With the Province proceeding with its reopening plans, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is beginning to ease visitor restrictions and other measures related to coming to our hospitals. As we move ahead with these changes, the safety and protection of our patients, visitors, staff, medical staff, and volunteers remain our top priorities.

Beginning Monday,

Headshots of our new Board of Directors

SHN welcomes 2022-2023 Board of Directors

SHN’s Board of Directors is injecting new expertise in medicine, finance, and governance, into its transformative team of leading minds.

“From our Board of Directors, to our frontline staff and physicians, Scarborough Health Network is attracting exceptional talent in the name of delivering exceptional care,” said Matt Ainley, Board Chair. 

“I’m delighted to officially welcome Dr.

SHN’s Orthopaedic Trauma Centre steps in when senior’s stroll ends in bone fracture

While on her usual afternoon stroll on a mild-April day,Virginia found herself reaching out to catch her body from hitting the ground, mid-fall, after tripping on the path. Suddenly, a bone in her arm appeared to be dislodged. At first, she didn’t realize what had happened, which she now chalks up to pure shock.

“I wasn’t close to home when I fell,” she recalled.

SHN members receive COVID-19 Humanitarian Service medals

It was an afternoon of celebration as more than twenty individuals across Scarborough were awarded COVID-19 Humanitarian Service Medals, including team members from Scarborough Health Network (SHN).

A total of nine incredible individuals from SHN were recognized by the MP Shaun Chen, Scarborough North, on behalf of the Canadian government, for their continued dedication and tireless work during the COVID-19 pandemic,

Illustration of face mask

Message to our Community: Continuing universal masking at SHN

At Scarborough Health Network, safe and high quality care is embedded into all that we do. Amid the Province’s reopening plans that take effect June 11, 2022, the safety and protection of our patients, visitors, staff, medical staff, and volunteers remains paramount.

We are maintaining masking requirements in our high-risk hospital settings as many of our patients are,

Dr. Craig Stephenson accepts a token of appreciation from Glyn Boatswain and Liz Buller.

“Vaxxed to the Max” event celebrates high COVID-19 vaccination rate in Scarborough

Scarborough Vaccine Team and Scarborough Ontario Health Team community partners and volunteers continue mission to one million doses

News release: May 26, 2022

Today Scarborough Health Network (SHN) and Centennial College hosted “Vaxxed to the Max,” an event recognizing the extraordinary efforts of the Scarborough Vaccine Team, including the Scarborough Ontario Health Team (Scarborough OHT) community partners and volunteers,

Collage of SHN Nurses: Hannah, Judy, Lisa and Judith, along with her team

SHN Nurses Who Answer the Call

Celebrating National Nursing Week 2022: SHN Nurses Who ‘Answer the Call’ Nursing Week is an opportunity to showcase the diverse skills, specialized knowledge and clinical acumen of nurses who work in varied positions across the profession. At Scarborough Health Network (SHN), one of the goals of Nursing Week is to highlight the important role nurses [...]

Pickering mom counts her first Mother’s Day celebration among many blessings following car crash that sent her into early labour

Looking out onto a bright blue, sparkling lake, Pickering mom Nisha Tharma holds her beautiful baby girl close to her heart. As the wind whispers and the waves crash, the pair are locked in, at ease and as close as ever.

A far cry to where this harrowing story began one year ago.