Scarborough Health Network (SHN) appreciates the challenges our patients are facing, given the recent restrictions that hospitals and other health care providers have needed to put in place as part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These necessary steps are being taken to protect patients and health care workers alike.
Photo: Stroke Centre team welcomes their first patient to the unit.
On April 8, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) proudly opened the doors to the new Stroke Centre of Excellence at our Birchmount hospital, fulfilling a promise we made to our community almost seven months ago.
While SHN has been focused on responding to COVID-19,
At Scarborough Health Network (SHN), we value the important role that families and visitors play in supporting patients. We are also committed to the safety of patients, families, and our health care teams.
With the continued spread of COVID-19, there is now a need to be the most vigilant in high-risk and vulnerable settings and locations,
The spread of COVID-19 requires Scarborough Health Network (SHN) to prioritize essential activities, avoid gatherings of more than 10 people and promote social distancing to keep our patients, staff, and volunteers safe.
The means we have had to make some difficult choices about what we can and cannot continue to offer at our hospitals in order to keep the resources we need free for COVID-19 management.
The date is set! On April 8, 2020, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) will be launching our new Stroke Centre of Excellence at our Birchmount hospital. The Stroke Centre will on the 4B unit at Birchmount, and will be built around Scarborough’s first-ever Integrated Stroke Unit (ISU). This 22-bed unit is best practice for treating stroke [...]
Growing up playing competitive hockey, Dr. Caroline Scott always knew how unique it was to have her mother, Dr. Christine Young, as her team doctor. While she was interested in science and medicine, Dr. Scott never imagined that one day the two would be working side by side, sharing a practice with her mom. But things don’t always happen the way you expect and the two are now trailblazing the Canadian medicine scene as the only mother-daughter orthopaedic surgeon team.
Danielle Lucky is passionate about helping people. It’s why she loves working in the Emergency department (ED) – where people come when they need help the most. When a patient walks into the ED, providing them with the care they need, as fast as possible, is crucial.
This year, Danielle became the first physician assistant (PA) in Canada to undergo formal training in advanced point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS).