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Statement from SHN

SHN Statement on the terrorist act in London, ON

We are outraged and deeply saddened by the unspeakable hatred, Islamophobia and terrorism that took place in London, Ontario yesterday evening.

Scarborough Health Network (SHN) condemns this horrific act of violence. We mourn the loss of the London family targeted and killed because of their Muslim faith. We mourn the inevitable trauma and grief felt by the young survivor.

A better patient experience is coming to central east Ontario

Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is partnering with six other hospital organizations representing 14 hospitals in Ontario’s central east region to deliver a new, digital clinical information system (CIS). Once implemented, each of the 1.5 million people in the central east region who receive hospital care will have a single, unified personal health record across the partner hospitals.

Congratulating SHN’s new Chief Nursing Executive

Congratulations to Glyn Boatswain, Scarborough Health Network’s (SHN) new Chief Nursing and Allied Professionals Executive.

Effective June 3, Glyn will oversee our nursing and allied health teams and provide leadership as Vice President for Pharmacy and the Women’s and Children’s portfolio that she has steered so well as director over the past few years.

SHN welcomes new chair of the board

We are pleased to introduce Matt Ainley as the new chair of Scarborough Health Network (SHN) Board of Directors. The announcement came following the hospital’s 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) held virtually on Thursday evening, June 3.

“We’re excited to welcome Matt as the new chair of the Board of Directors,” says Maureen Adamson,

Statement from SHN

Statement on the discovery around Kamloops Indian Residential School

Last Thursday, we learned of the discovery of the bodies of at least 215 children, found in the area around the Kamloops Indian Residential School, which was once the largest in Canada’s residential school system, with as many as 500 ‘students’ registered at its peak.    ​​​​​​​

We mourn for these children, their families,

Carmen James-Henry at the Scarborough COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Centenary hospital

Why this Scarborough local wants you to get your COVID-19 vaccine

With the COVID-19 vaccine becoming more widely available in Scarborough, now is the time to decide if you will get the vaccine.

Uncertainty is normal and people have varying – and legitimate – reasons for feeling this way. Be sure to visit www.shn.ca/covid19-vaccine-info/ for information and resources to help you make an informed choice.

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Our COVID-19 Assessment Centres are returning to our hospitals

With warm weather returning, we will be moving our COVID-19 Assessment Centres back to their original locations on our hospital grounds.

A very sincere thank you to our partners University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) and Centre for Immigrant and Community Services (CICS) for hosting our assessment centres through the winter months where they provided safe,

Celebrating National Volunteer Week

Let’s Celebrate Our Volunteers

Our SHN family would not be complete without our team of volunteers, who help us to provide exceptional care for patients and families across our health network. We appreciate our volunteers’ commitment to SHN every day — and especially during National Volunteer Week, we thank them for the choice they have made to give back to their community.