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Letter to the community

Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2021 11:52 AM

Building Brampton’s new Peel Memorial Hospital Written by Geoffrey Ritchie, Chair, Board of Directors, William Osler Health System

As someone born and raised in Brampton, my family and I have relied on the services provided by William Osler Health System (Osler) for many years. A passion for high-quality health care and ensuring our community is well served are some of the many reasons I joined Osler’s Board of Directors nearly five years ago.

Osler’s Board is proud to have set out an ambitious...

Connect with William Osler Health System at upcoming Telephone Town Hall

Posted on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 09:56 AM

Get updates on Osler’s COVID-19 recovery and hospital construction projects

William Osler Health System (Osler) is inviting community members to participate in its upcoming Telephone Town Hall on Thursday, December 2 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Residents will have the opportunity to hear from Osler leaders regarding the hospital’s COVID-19 response and recovery, hospital construction projects, and health care tips going into the holidays. Participants can also ask questions of Osler’s leaders and...

An Osler laboratory technician loads samples into the Next Generation Sequencing machine.

Osler recognized by Cancer Care Ontario for game changing cancer diagnosis program

Posted on Monday, November 15, 2021 03:44 PM

In Ontario and across the world, most patients with cancer are treated at community hospitals. Despite this, community hospitals usually rely on academic hospitals for biomarker testing.

This technology, also known as Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), can rapidly diagnose certain types of cancer by examining the genetic changes inside of a tumor. The end result: life-saving treatment can start in a matter of days instead of weeks. In the area of oncology, this is a game-changer.

Guided by our Vision...

Two clinical staff members assist a patient with checking her heart rate.

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...

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...