North York General Announces Largest Expansion in 50+ Years

April 2, 2022
Building Announcements

Learn More about plans for our New Patient Care Tower and Long-Term Care Home

Investing in a Better Tomorrow is a key commitment in NYGH’s Strategic Plan, Thinking Beyond. Central to this is transforming and expanding our buildings to provide healing environments, an outstanding patient experience, and the highest quality of care for patients and families.

In partnership with the Government of Ontario, the NYGH Foundation and donors, we are embarking on the largest expansion of our buildings since North York General opened over 50 years ago.

The New Patient Care Tower will add 110 new inpatient beds for a total of 535 beds on the General site, to serve our communities for generations to come. Our expanded hospital will transform health care in our community including:

  • An expanded and modern emergency department
  • 100% private patient rooms to promote privacy, safety and dignity of patients, families, and caregivers.
  • Brand new and expanded ICU, Maternal Newborn and Women’s Health, surgical suites, mental health services and other high-demand services.

The New Patient Care Tower is anticipated to open in 2029/30.

Learn more on the New Patient Care Tower here.

Rendering of NYGH's new Long-term Care Development

The new Long-Term Care Home will feature 384 beds, making it one of Toronto’s largest homes and among the first built using learnings from the pandemic, particularly related to infection prevention and control.

It will be located right across the road from and fully integrated with our hospital, providing residents will have 24/7 access to a range of emergency and specialized care.

Along with the hospital, the new home will be at the heart of a Campus of Care for seniors and the community.  It will be connected to an array of seniors’ services including NYGH’s well-known Freeman Centre for the Advancement of Palliative Care, geriatric, mental health, and reactivation programs.  It will also be connected to community programs throughout North York as part of the North York Toronto Health Partners.

Planning is well underway, and the home is expected to open before 2027. 

Learn more about plans for NYGH’s new Long-Term Care Home here.