North York General Hospital has delivered exceptional care to generations of families in our community. We’re proud of our past and focused on our future. A new generation of committed and caring individuals are shaping the future of their community.
To mark the UN International Day of Older Persons, The Slaight Family Foundation announced a $500,000 gift to North York General Hospital to advance a home-based care model for seniors suffering life-limiting diseases.
“I couldn’t even run half a block!” In high school and university, I shunned most forms of exercise and considered running a punishment. That was then. Now I’m training for a 5K run and I want to share some tips that help me stay motivated.
On Wednesday, September 4, over 250 supporters gathered to mark the opening of Phillips House, the new home of North York General Hospital’s child and adolescent outpatient mental health programs.
Guest post by Shana Haberman –
I love my job and I love my team. Last year, I participated in Rally in the Ravine. I felt proud to approach my family and friends to sponsor my 5K run because funds would enhance care at NYGH.
We thought it was just the stomach flu. But when I saw my mom a few days later, I knew something was very wrong. Her high fever remained. She wasn’t eating and she could barely even stand.
I went to see my doctor to get some test results. He sat down next to me, put my chart down on the table, looked me in the eye and told me what he found. As soon as he said that word — cancer — I couldn’t hear anything else. Graduations, weddings, anniversaries — they all swirled in my mind. The thought of leaving my family behind was just too much.
The actions we take as parents have a lasting impact on our children. It’s our hope that our gift to the hospital that means so much to us will inspire our children and teach them the supreme value of giving back.
The Gale and Graham Wright Prostate Centre at North York General is advancing prostate cancer care with a new study that shows the benefits of transperineal prostate biopsies under local anesthetic.
North York General Hospital (NYGH) proudly announces Dr. Sandy Buchman as the inaugural Freeman Family Chair in Palliative Care. This endowed Chair is the first of its kind in a community hospital in Canada – made possible by the generosity of the Freeman family.
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