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Osler invites residents to connect with hospital leaders at community Telephone Town Hall

Posted on Thursday, May 02, 2024 02:02 PM

Updates include latest hospital news and Osler’s exciting transformational journey

William Osler Health System (Osler) is inviting community members to participate in its next Telephone Town Hall on Thursday, May 23, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Osler’s senior leadership will bring the latest updates about Osler’s innovative clinical services and programs, and its exciting transformational journey. Participants will hear about progress on Osler’s future redevelopment plans including Brampton’s...

(l-r): Patient Anthony Turner and Dr. Philip Kuruvilla, Chief of Hematology and Oncologist

Doctors making a difference: Dr. Philip Kuruvilla

Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 08:51 AM

This story is part of William Osler Health System’s (Osler) Doctors Making a Difference campaign featuring Osler doctors who are going beyond to improve our community’s health.

During his career as a trim carpenter, Anthony Turner was used to working with heavy materials including doors, headers and jambs. Seven years ago, when he began experiencing persistent and unusual lower back pain and was struggling to lift, he knew something wasn’t right. Following a trip to Brampton Civic Hospital’s...

Sahana, Respiratory Therapist, Brampton Civic Hospital

Inspiring excellence in respiratory care at Osler: Sahana’s journey

Posted on Monday, April 22, 2024 11:45 AM

Meet Sahana, a respiratory therapist who has been an integral part of Osler since 2021. From her initial role as a Clinical Extern to her current position as a full-time Registered Respiratory Therapist at Brampton Civic Hospital, Sahana brings a fresh perspective and unwavering dedication to Osler’s Critical Care team.

A commitment to excellence

Sahana's career journey is marked by remarkable achievements, including prestigious accolades such as the Presidents Scholarship, the A.W. Conn...

Dr. Ted McAlister, Surgical Oncologist, William Osler Health System

Dr. McAlister’s five colorectal cancer awareness and prevention tips

Posted on Thursday, April 04, 2024 03:33 PM

Dr. Ted McAlister, MD, FRCSC is a Surgical Oncologist at William Osler Health System (Osler). He graduated from Queen’s University Medical School in Kingston and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. McAlister also completed a Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at the University of Toronto.

Each year, more than 24,000 Canadians are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, accounting for 10 per cent of all new cancer cases.1 William Osler Health System’s Dr. McAlister...

(l-r): Researchers Dr. Angel Petropanagos; Theresa Nitti, RPN; Dr. Paula Chidwick and Dr. Jill Oliver

The unique role of Osler’s Ethics Research team

Posted on Tuesday, April 02, 2024 09:14 AM

In the ever-evolving landscape of health care, ethical considerations play a crucial role in shaping policies, practices, and patient care. At the Osler Research Institute for Health Innovation, an exceptional team of ethicists is addressing some of these complex dilemmas and driving positive change. The research, focused on ethics quality improvement, allows important questions to be addressed while advancing the field of health care ethics and people-centered decision-making.

This approach is...