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Osler's December 2020 Telephone Town Hall

Posted on Thursday, December 03, 2020 12:25 PM

Thank you to all who participated in our Telephone Town Hall! For those of you that didn’t get the chance to join us live, we are happy to share an audio recording of the call.

On the call, we discussed Osler’s COVID-19 response, updates to programs and services, hospital redevelopment priorities as well as responded to questions from the community. Hear from Dr. Naveed Mohammad, President and CEO and other senior leaders, including:

  • Kiki Ferrari, Chief Operations Officer
  • Ann Ford, Executive Vice...

Rendering of the new Guru Nanak Emergency Department sign at Brampton Civic Hospital which is slated for installation in the new year

Osler celebrates the contributions of local Sikh community on Gurpurab

Posted on Monday, November 30, 2020 12:00 AM

As Sikhs and other followers around the world celebrate Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s birthday today, William Osler Health System (Osler) is using the occasion to recognize the local Sikh community for their contributions toward Brampton Civic Hospital.

Brampton Civic opened in 2007 and funds raised by the Sikh community helped complete the development of the hospital. The generosity of the Sikh community was recognized with the hospital’s Emergency Department being named for Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder...

Osler patient Parminder Sidhu

Etobicoke Renal Centre brings lifesaving care closer to home

Posted on Thursday, November 26, 2020 12:00 AM

To say it’s been a busy year for health care is a massive understatement. But in addition to fighting COVID-19, the team at William Osler Health System (Osler) continues to deliver other critical health care services for the community.

One such service has been Osler’s Etobicoke Renal Care Centre. Opened at the height of the pandemic inside of the Etobicoke Wellness Centre at Etobicoke General Hospital, the Centre brings lifesaving treatment closer to home for residents who previously had to travel...

An Osler clinician caring for a patient while both are wearing masks

Let’s connect! Osler inviting local residents to Telephone Town Hall

Posted on Thursday, November 26, 2020 12:00 AM

Community invited to dial-in to receive updates on the hospital’s COVID-19 response and health care initiatives

William Osler Health System (Osler) is inviting community residents to participate in an upcoming Telephone Town Hall. During the event, participants will have the opportunity to learn about Osler’s ongoing COVID-19 response and receive updates about the hospital’s programs and services, as well as future redevelopment priorities.

The Telephone Town Hall will be held on Wednesday, December...

Elderly couple going for a stroll

Small changes can reduce fall risks in a big way

Posted on Thursday, November 26, 2020 12:00 AM

Everyone has tripped, stumbled, slipped, or tumbled at some point in their lives, but for people aged 65 and older, falls can be more serious. 85 percent of injury-related hospitalizations for seniors are caused by falls and half of these occur in their own homes.

As a community hospital, we are currently working on implementing a best practice guideline (BPG) called “Preventing falls and reducing injury from falls”, through our partnership with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario as a Best...