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Kevin Dalgliesh, Anaesthesia Assistant at Osler, poses in an operating room

Enhancing patient care and team collaboration: An inside look at anaesthesia assistants

Posted on Tuesday, August 08, 2023 09:00 AM

In the dynamic and ever-evolving world of health care, the role of anaesthesia assistants has become increasingly important. These professionals play a crucial part in ensuring patient safety and comfort during surgical procedures. At Osler, anaesthesia assistants have been at the forefront of enhancing patient care and advancing team collaboration. Kevin Dalgliesh, an experienced anaesthesia assistant shares his experiences, insights and remarkable journey that led to his rewarding career at...

Dr. Tajinder Kaura, Emergency Physician and Site Chief for Peel Memorial's Urgent Care Centre

Dr. Kaura’s five tips for a safe summer

Posted on Wednesday, July 05, 2023 12:11 PM

Dr. Tajinder Kaura, MD CCFP (EM), is an Emergency Physician and Site Chief for the Urgent Care Centre at William Osler Health System’s Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness. After completing medical school at Université De Montreal, Dr. Kaura completed his residency at McGill University. Dr. Kaura is also an active member of the South Asian Community Health Taskforce.

Summer is here, a time to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. Here are Dr. Kaura’s tips for a healthy...

(l-r): Patient Michael Clair with his surgeon, Dr. John Harrington, Corporate Division Head, Orthopaedic Surgery

First robot-assisted knee replacement surgery performed at Brampton Civic Hospital

Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023 09:00 AM

Earlier this month, Michael Clair became the first patient to undergo a robot-assisted total knee replacement surgery at William Osler Health System’s Brampton Civic Hospital.

The much-anticipated new robotic surgical assistant – ROSA, for short – is a welcome addition to the surgical team at Brampton Civic. One of approximately 10 ROSA® Knee Systems in use in hospitals across the country, it offers advanced technology that uses real-time information to assist surgeons with precise placement of...

Dr. Lili Tong, Surgical Ophthalmologist, William Osler Health System

Dr. Tong’s five tips for cataract awareness

Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 11:56 AM

Dr. Lili Tong, MD, FRCSC, is a surgical ophthalmologist at William Osler Health System. She completed her medical training at the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University, and her ophthalmology training at the Department of Ophthalmology Vision Sciences at the University of Toronto. Dr. Tong is currently a board-certified Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada.

The most common cause of vision loss in Canada is cataracts, a clouding of the natural lens inside the...

(l-r): Ken Mayhew, President and CEO, Osler Foundation; Ann Ford, Executive Vice President, Corporate Services and Integrated Health Systems, Osler; Rod Power, City Councillor, Wards 7 and 8; Navjit Kaur Brar, Regional Councillor, Wards 2 and 6; Dennis Keenan, Regional Councillor, Wards 3 and 4; Mayor Patrick Brown, Brampton; Kiki Ferrari, Chief Operating Officer, Osler; Dr. Frank Martino, President and CEO, Osler; Pardeep Singh Gill, First Vice Chair, Osler Board of Directors; Amarjot Sandhu, MPP, Brampton West; Paul Vicente, Regional Councillor, Wards 1 and 5

Osler invites community input on design of the new Peel Memorial Hospital

Posted on Wednesday, June 07, 2023 12:30 PM

Additional Peel Memorial community engagement events coming this summer

William Osler Health System (Osler) invites members of the community to provide their input on the design of the new Peel Memorial Hospital through a newly expanded online survey (survey is now closed). Community engagement is an ongoing and valuable component of a hospital redevelopment project, including the exciting transformation of Peel Memorial into Brampton’s new hospital. Feedback from the community will help inform...