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Provincial and local dignitaries, along with Osler and Osler Foundation leaders, planted a commemorative flowering pear tree on the grounds of Peel Memorial

Osler celebrates five-year anniversary of Peel Memorial and the future of health care in Brampton

Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2022 05:30 PM

Mayor Patrick Brown and members of Brampton City Council among dignitaries in attendance

Today, William Osler Health System (Osler) welcomed His Worship Patrick Brown, Mayor of Brampton, along with City Councillor Jeff Bowman (Wards 3 & 4), Regional Councillor Martin Medeiros (Wards 3 & 4) and Regional Councillor Pat Fortini (Wards 7 & 8) to Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness (Peel Memorial) to mark five years since it opened its doors. Local dignitaries and leaders...

Marlene, Recreation Therapist, Mental Health and Addictions

How understanding stigma around mental illness can help us dismantle it

Posted on Monday, October 03, 2022 11:07 AM

The first step to dismantling stigma around mental illness is understanding where it comes from and how it impacts people, according to Marlene, Recreation Therapist, Mental Health and Addictions.

Marlene runs an anti-stigma group in Brampton Civic Hospital’s inpatient mental health program. With the support of the group, patients focus on their strengths, turning them into superpowers. Marlene gives us the 101 on the group and shares some tips for breaking down the stigma around mental illness in...

Provincial and local dignitaries, along with Osler and Osler Foundation leaders, planted a commemorative tree in Brampton Civic Hospital’s garden

Osler’s Brampton Civic Hospital celebrates 15 years of exemplary care

Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2022 01:58 PM

Yesterday, William Osler Health System (Osler) welcomed Graham McGregor, MPP for Brampton North; Hardeep Grewal, MPP for Brampton East; Amarjot Sandhu, MPP for Brampton West; His Worship Patrick Brown, Mayor of Brampton; and other dignitaries to Osler’s Brampton Civic Hospital to mark the hospital’s upcoming 15th anniversary. To recognize the hospital’s years of quality, compassionate care to the community, a commemorative tree planting ceremony took place on hospital grounds, followed by a dignitary...

(l-r): Rachelle De Leon, Clinical Services Manager, Cardiology and Neurology, William Osler Health System; Richard Bryson, Account Executive, Plan Group; Luke Hillier, Account Executive, Plan Group; and Dr. Andrew Burns jump in excitement on the green

Golfers raise more than $214,000 for health care in Etobicoke at Osler Open

Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 11:16 AM

The 26th annual Osler Open: Etobicoke Invitational golf tournament, in support of William Osler Health System Foundation (Osler Foundation), teed off on Monday with a sold out crowd who helped raise over $214,000 for William Osler Health System’s (Osler) Etobicoke General Hospital. This year’s event coincided with the exciting 50th anniversary of Etobicoke General, which opened its doors in September of 1972.

The tournament, which was hosted at The Country Club in Woodbridge, saw a total of 144 golfers...

A woman holds on to a man while listening to a doctor seated across from them

Four things that happen when you seek help to cope with a loved one’s addiction

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 08:41 AM

When someone you love experiences addiction, it can be difficult to relate to their experiences or to know how to help. Connecting with others and learning how to support yourself will reduce feelings of isolation and put you in the best possible position to help your loved one.

We spoke with Megen, Addictions Counsellor, to learn the positive changes that can happen when you seek support to cope with a loved one’s addiction.

1. You’ll understand the importance of being well-informed

When loved...