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Osler hits milestone as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2021

Posted on Wednesday, March 03, 2021 11:51 AM

First Canadian hospital to receive top diversity honour for ninth straight year

William Osler Health System (Osler) has once again been named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, marking a significant milestone as the first hospital in the country to earn the honour nine years in a row.

“This award is a tribute to the tenacity of Osler board members, leaders, staff, physicians, volunteers, patients, families and our communities who continuously drive us to improve workplace equity, diversity...

The Honourable William G. Davis, former Premier of Ontario and long-time Brampton Resident, receives his first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine from Dr. Naveed Mohammad, President & CEO, William Osler Health System

Former Premier of Ontario among Brampton residents age 80 and older to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Posted on Tuesday, March 02, 2021 07:00 PM

Today, 50 years and a day after being sworn in as Ontario’s 18th Premier, the Honourable William G. Davis, long-time Brampton resident, received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at William Osler Health System’s (Osler) COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic. Osler’s President and CEO, Dr. Naveed Mohammad, administered the vaccine to Mr. Davis and his wife Kathleen at the Clinic located at the Chinguacousy Wellness Centre. City of Brampton Mayor, Patrick Brown was also in attendance.

In line with the Ministry’s...

Brampton resident, Ken Cuthbert receives his first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech at Osler’s COVID- 19 Vaccine Clinic

Osler COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic now open to Peel Region residents 80 years and older

Posted on Monday, March 01, 2021 11:56 AM

Local eligible seniors can now book an appointment by phone and online for Osler’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

William Osler Health System (Osler) is now vaccinating Peel Region residents who are 80 years of age and older or who will be turning 80 in 2021 against COVID-19. Starting, Monday, March 1, eligible residents are able to book appointments by phone through a dedicated line and online through Osler’s website to receive their COVID-19 vaccine.

“This is a very exciting milestone for our community...

Osler’s new Virtual Urgent Care service gives patients access to physicians from the comfort of home

Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 11:51 AM

Virtual appointments with emergency physicians can be booked seven days a week, starting February 24

William Osler Health System (Osler) will soon launch a new Virtual Urgent Care service to provide local residents with access to care for urgent, but non-life threatening, medical issues from the comfort of their homes.

Through this service, patients can book same-day virtual appointments with an Osler emergency physician by using either a smartphone, computer or tablet. The service – which starts...

Dr. Brandon Sheffield, Pathologist, Medical Director of Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Pathology and Physician Lead, Research

A global first: New technology brings faster diagnosis to cancer patients

Posted on Friday, February 19, 2021 12:11 PM

For patients with cancer, the faster they are diagnosed, the sooner they can start potentially life-saving treatment. New technology, available only at William Osler Health System (Osler), is speeding up this process, providing diagnoses in days instead of weeks. In the area of oncology, this is a game-changer.

Osler is the first hospital anywhere in the world to offer genetic testing through ‘rapid comprehensive next generation sequencing’ – a rapid examination of the genetic changes inside of a...