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On June 12 North York General Hospital received the Patient Safety Champion Award from a consortium of patient safety groups. This national award recognizes NYGH’s commitment ...
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NYGH is making great strides to not only be effective, but also progressive by emphasizing a healthy work culture for its employees that leads to positive outcomes for its pat...
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If you visit North York General Hospital's Seniors' Health Centre, you can sense the warm, friendly atmosphere and you may also hear Michael Redmond telling a joke or ...
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“If you want to travel, and you have diabetes, preparing before you leave can help avoid stressful situations,” says Hailey Goodman, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabete...
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For a new parent, welcoming their first child can sometimes be overwhelming. “My biggest fear before the birth of our first child was the unknown. This was obviously uncharted...
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North York General Hospital and Michael Garron Hospital are partnering to build on their leadership in the use of health information technology and improve patient care. The h...
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Central LHIN is seeking community members to participate on the Central LHIN Regional Palliative Care Network. Community members who live in the diverse Central LHIN municipal...
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A message to our community: Over the last few months, the hospital has been informing the community of the closure of the Urgent Care Centre as of June 1, 2017 and promoting t...
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On April 5, NYGH participated in the fourth annual InnovationEX, an exposition and exchange designed to highlight the very best innovations from community hospitals. Our own N...
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After nine months of waiting to meet your new bundle of joy, the first 24 to 48 hours at hospital with your new baby are filled with many questions. Andrea Levy, Registered Mi...
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You've been tossing and turning, watching the clock inch closer to the morning alarm. No matter how many times you've counted those sheep, you are unable to string tog...
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We often hear, and maybe use, the term midlife crisis. Is it a myth or reality? "There is no medical illness called midlife crisis," says Dr. Thomas Ungar, Chief of ...
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In his message to our community, President and CEO Tim Rutledge looks back at important milestones we have achieved since the launch of our refreshed 2015-2018 strategy.
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On April 20, NYGH hosted a telephone town hall to determine health care needs in the Branson area. Close to 20,000 randomly-selected residents in the Branson community were co...
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NYGH has begun to plan for the transfer of programs and services at the Branson Ambulatory Care Centre over the next two years. Read some key information on this transfer.
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North York General Hospital has launched a Family Presence Policy enhancing the ability of defined family members to have improved patient access. We know that family and love...
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Dr. Clare Hutchinson is the recipient of the 2017 Helen P. Batty Award for Excellence and Achievement in Faculty Development in the category of Innovation in Program Developme...
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Dr. Everton Gooden, Chief of Staff and Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee, is the recipient of the 2017 Harry Jerome Trailblazer Award. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, acc...
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The newly redeveloped 7th and 8th floors of the Steinberg Family Acute Care Unit feature ample space and sweeping "healing' views of the city from patient rooms. More...
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Paediatrician Dr. Kim Zhou is improving care for our youngest patients. As the Newborn Quality Lead, she has completed two quality improvement and patient safety initiatives....
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Although one organ donor can save eight lives, many more people are touched. Why is it then that more people haven't agreed to donate their organs? It may be because of m...
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On March 8, 2017, the federal government passed Bill S-201, an anti-genetic discrimination bill that forbids insurance companies and employers from obtaining Canadians' te...
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Springtime is fun time! New bikes, skateboards or even the distraction of a beautiful day can be the cause of a trip and fall. Family physician Dr. Adam Dwosh gives us tips on...
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North York General Hospital has been selected as one of the new pilot projects of the Health Technologies Fund. NYGH will receive $500,000 from the Ontario Centres for Excelle...
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On Wednesday, April 5, 2017 the Joint Centres for Transformative Healthcare Innovation will once again host InnovationEX, an annual exposition of innovations and exchange of i...
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