September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month

All you need to know about Sickle Cell Disease

Strong and independent, that is how I would describe my mother. At 85 years old, she continues to live on her own.

Message from the President – September 10, 2021

It can’t be that fall is almost here but the warm days are already ceding to cooler evenings. On the upside, no more swatting flying insects and finding bugs in your beverages.

North York General Emergency Department

My mother’s journey of hope and recovery

Strong and independent, that is how I would describe my mother. At 85 years old, she continues to live on her own.

Message from the President – July 9, 2021

The situation with COVID-19 has changed quite significantly over the past few weeks, and like many other places, the hospital’s vaccine rollout is in full swing.

Brooke’s story: The relief of the right diagnosis

As parents, one of the most important jobs we do is advocate for our children — which is especially true when they’re having a health crisis.

International Nurses Week

When I started at NYGH as a nurse 50 years ago, I never imagined that it would become such a treasured part of my life.

Rose Reisman’s Meal Revolution

Rose is an award-winning entrepreneur, caterer, author and media personality not to mention, a mother of four and grandmother of three! As a registered nutritional consultant armed with an MBA, Rose has taken her passion for healthy living and developed it into a multi-faceted enterprise making her one of Canada’s leading authorities on the art of eating and living well. Rose is a frequent speaker on national TV and radio, including Breakfast Television and 680News, and has been a prolific columnist for print and online, with features in Metro News, The Star, The Huffington Post and more.

Message from the President – March 12, 2021

Dear Friends,

It has been a while since I have been in touch, but I wanted to wait for the right time and provide an update on our 2021 so far. Every time I put fingers to keys, something significant happened related to lockdowns, variants, deaths, vaccines or infection rate, and I just couldn’t bring myself to write. This week, we were buoyed by the increase in vaccine availability but still face the reality of the variant spread and the growing, real threat of a third wave.

International Women’s Day

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, we are shining a spotlight on some of the inspiring women of North York General Hospital (NYGH). These women are blazing trails and charting new courses for generations of women to come while transforming healthcare that will benefit thousands of patients in our community and beyond. We’re proud to count them among our hospital family and grateful for all they do to champion exceptional care. Learn more about them below. #NorthYorkGeneralStrong.

Message from the President – December 9, 2020

One has to admit, waking up to freshly fallen snow is magical. And perhaps even more so if you don’t have to contend with a commute, which is the reality for many of us. I am grateful that I have something different to look at in my garden (below) from my kitchen “desk”, as the Foundation staff have returned to remote working to reduce the community footprint in the Hospital.