Message from the President, Terry Pursell, North York General Foundation

Message from the President – December 23, 2021

As we approach the end of a long year, I wanted to take a moment to wish you, your families and your loved ones all the best for the holiday season and 2022.

Christopher Penn, Patient Transporter, North York General Hospital

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The most rewarding part of my job is hearing directly from patients. I’ve heard them speak about how this is the best care they have received at any hospital.

Apollo's NICU Story

Apollo’s Story

Chrysoula gave birth to Apollo 10 weeks early, in her 30th week of pregnancy. The health care team saved Apollo’s life.

Karen Rose, Registered Nurse, North York General

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I knew of North York General Hospital (NYGH) first as my mother’s place of work. I’d come to the premises to meet her after she finished her duties for the day as a nurse in the maternal unit.

Taryin Tappin, Nurse, North York General Hospital

Learn more about – Taryn Tappin, our latest staff lottery winner

Anxious mothers, animated babies, and amazed fathers. These are the groups of people I meet every day at North York General as part of my work. Caring for them and helping educate them, has been a part of my day-to-day life for the past 9 years. I am a nurse in the Maternal and Newborn unit.

Kylie, NYGH Patient

A young life saved by urgent care

February 23, 2021 is a day I will never forget. It began with my healthy and spirited four-year-old daughter Kylie heading to kindergarten and turned into the longest night of our lives. It’s the day when rapid response and extraordinary care from the team at North York General Hospital (NYGH) saved my daughter’s life.