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Osler's Values one year later

Posted on Friday, November 05, 2021 10:00 AM

A year ago - in the midst of a global pandemic - we launched our new Values of Compassion, Excellence, Collaboration, Service, Innovation and Respect. I knew that the months ahead were going to be difficult and that the need for a strong set of Values – ones that rooted us to our purpose – had never, ever been greater.

I’ve reflected many times since then on how our Values helped guide us through what turned out to be the most challenging time of our lives and how, along with our Patient Declaration...

Brampton-Bramalea Lion’s Club members present a cheque to Osler Foundation for $1.5 million in support of the Build Back, Together campaign. From left to right: Tony De Lucia (Brampton-Bramalea Lion’s Club), Paul Williams (Brampton-Bramalea Lion’s Club), Ken Mayhew (President and CEO, Osler Foundation), Nicole McCahon (Vice-President, Osler Foundation), Mary Lou Pollock, (President, Brampton-Bramalea Lion’s Club), Dan Greyerbiehl (Brampton-Bramalea Lion’s Club).

Bramalea Lions Club makes $1.5 million matching gift to support Osler hospitals’ pandemic recovery

Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 09:52 AM

Give once, help twice in support of local health care

Today, Bramalea Lions Club announced they will match donations up to $1.5 million to William Osler Health System Foundation’s (Osler Foundation) Build Back, Together campaign. The campaign, announced earlier this month, sets out to raise $10 million for William Osler Health System (Osler), in support of COVID-19 pandemic recovery at Osler’s three hospital sites: Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated...

Osler to re-open Peel Memorial Urgent Care Centre

Posted on Thursday, October 14, 2021 03:41 PM

Access to quality health care will be increased for Osler’s communities

Effective December 6, 2021, William Osler Health System (Osler) will re-open the Urgent Care Centre (UCC) at Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness (Peel Memorial). The re-opening of the UCC will increase access to quality health care for residents with non-life threatening conditions.

Osler and the communities it serves have been among the hardest hit throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of this unprecedented...

Osler Foundation sets out to raise $10 million to Build Back, Together

Posted on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 10:24 AM

Donation from FDC Foundation jumpstarts campaign in support of hospitals’ pandemic recovery

Today, William Osler Health System Foundation (Osler Foundation) is launching the Build Back, Together campaign, with a goal of raising $10 million for William Osler Health System (Osler), to support COVID-19 pandemic recovery. The campaign will help Osler hospitals, and the entire community, build back from the pandemic—better, stronger, and together.

Although urgent and emergent surgeries...

Deborah and her husband during one of their hospital visits

Virtual Urgent Care appointment leads to sight-saving surgery

Posted on Thursday, October 07, 2021 03:46 PM

After months of writing about the benefits of Osler’s Virtual Urgent Care (VUC) service in her role at William Osler Health System (Osler), Deborah Churchill experienced it first-hand. “I’m sharing my story (or more accurately, my husband’s story) to illustrate just how well Osler’s VUC service worked for me – and could for you as well.”

With Emergency Department (ED) volumes increasing and projected to continue to rise into the winter months, the VUC is a great alternative care option, connecting...