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In a comprehensive review of 1,000 hospitals in 11 countries, Newsweek recently ranked North York General Hospital the second best hospital in Canada and one of the top 100 ho...
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Beginning the week of April 15, NYGH will begin new work on enhancements to the public space in the west lobby to better meet the needs of our community. These enhancements ar...
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In collaboration with the Ontario Telemedicine Network, NYGH has expanded our ability to offer telemedicine visits for a select number of clinics in the Maternal, Newborn and ...
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North York General Hospital's Antimicrobial Stewardship Program promotes and monitors the prudent use of antimicrobials to improve patient outcomes and safety.
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Speech-Language Pathologist Margit Lambas-Weber talks about her important role as part of several multidisciplinary teams at our hospital.
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For the past year, the BMO Financial Group Breast Diagnostic Clinic has been providing same-day genetic counselling appointments for patients newly diagnosed with breast cance...
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The Canadian College of Health Leaders and 3M Canada Company has selected the Breast Cancer Integrated Care Collaborative at NYGH for the 2019 3M Health Care Quality Team Awar...
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For the past year, the orthopedic program has undertaken a significant amount of work to create integrated care coordination for patients undergoing hip and knee surgery.
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On March 19, the Emergency Department (ED) will be undergoing a series of necessary restorations to enhance the existing facilities. These restorations are anticipated to last...
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The desire to help people has always been a passion for Dr. Abheha Satkunaratnam. It's what laid the groundwork for his career in medicine and what guides him to voluntee...
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We only have the best intentions when visiting someone in the hospital. We think about cheering them up, keeping them company and how our visit might comfort them. However, th...
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Pneumonia is an infection that can pose a serious health risk to older adults, children and anyone with a compromised immune system. Respirologist Dr. Adam Hutchinson-Jaffe sa...
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The phrase "time is brain" refers to the short window of time physicians can treat the brain after a stroke. The sooner treatment can begin, the better the outcome. ...
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Do you have a research or innovation idea that will improve the patient experience, advance organizational excellence, or create relevant new knowledge in the delivery of heal...
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This year will be an important year in the transition of Branson Ambulatory Care Centre services and programs to new locations in the community. Having announced two new locat...
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On Sunday, February 24, the newly opened Cardiac Care Clinic was officially named the Graham & Audrey Rosenberg Family Cardiac Care Clinic. North York General Foundation a...
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At North York General Hospital, Patricia Trbovich is the Badeau Family Research Chair in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement, and a specialist in humans factors. She explai...
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NYGH has partnered with Bayshore Home Care Solutions, a community care agency, and Queens Estate Retirement Community to provide transitional care.
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Patient and family advisors have been integrated into the Freeman Centre for the Advancement of Palliative Care's day-to-day operations in a meaningful way since 2012.
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Research Spotlight   02/08/2019
Read our three Research Spotlight articles to learn about work at North York General Hospital.
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Let's be honest, having a colonoscopy is not high on anyone's list of fun things to do. But, it is an important screening procedure that could potentially prevent canc...
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"While makeup isn't what it used to be centuries ago, we still have to be mindful of our hygiene practices to avoid skin irritation and potential infections," sa...
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"Excessive rumination, worry, and avoidance behaviours are hallmarks of anxiety disorders," says Clinical Psychologist Dr. Gillian Kirsh. "We all experience wo...
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As a nursing student, Rabih Yehya was intensely interested in cancer treatment and the difference it can make for many patients. "I believe that patients and families w...
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Are you confident in your ability to make informed decisions about your own health? Listen to the Ottawa Morning broadcast as Dr. Joshua Tepper discusses why it matters.
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