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North York General Hospital (NYGH) will once again be hosting a Health and Wellness Fair open to all patients, visitors and the community.
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For 11 years, NYGH's Mental Health Art and Craft Show has been an annual highlight, showcasing the creative spirit of people living with and recovering from a mental illne...
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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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Register now for the Fanny Bernstein Living Well with Parkinson's Program.
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Here are only a few of the women at North York General Hospital we celebrate on Women's Day:
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Your digestive system is essential to helping your body break down food so it can adequately retrieve nutrients and vitamins, while also getting rid of waste. Gastroenterologi...
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Dr. Rick Penciner knew NYGH was the place where he wanted to practice when he graduated from medical school in 1991. Over the years, his hospital of choice hasn't changed,...
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“From a distance rosacea and acne look very similar, so it can be difficult for an individual to tell the difference between the two,” says Dr. Mary McKenzie, a Dermatologist ...
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Whether you work in an office or at home, sitting all day in front of a computer can cause many health issues. Sitting for prolonged periods is a silent, deadly factor for man...
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Dr. Mitch Adelstein, Emergency Physician and Medical Director of the Assessment and Wellness Centre, shares his top five tips for avoiding a bad slip or fall, particularly as...
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Dr. Bonnie Madonik, Medical Director of the Addiction Program at North York General Hospital, was appointed National Addiction Medicine Advisor to the Canadian Armed Forces ef...
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We have determined that we will not be renewing our lease at the Branson Ambulatory Care Centre in 2019, and we will begin to transition services from that site.
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The Government of Ontario has appointed Dr. Tim Rutledge as an investigator for the Brant Community Healthcare System, to review the hospital's operations and ensure it is...
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Dr. David Eisen and Dr. Sid Feldman of North York General Hospital's Department of Family and Community Medicine have been honoured by the University of Toronto's Facu...
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The Gale and Graham Wright Prostate Centre at North York General Hospital has recently started using a new biopsy procedure to test for prostate cancer that significantly redu...
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Patient Sharon Dolores is grateful for the care and support she has received from the registered professionals in the Centre for Complex Diabetes Care.
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Antibiotics play an important role in treating and preventing the spread of bacterial diseases. However, the overuse and misuse of antibiotics have caused the drugs to be less...
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Valerie (Val) Ramsay knew both her passion and patience would eventually pay off. After receiving her Bachelor of Science from Western University, she busied herself gleaning ...
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