Unity Health Toronto launches new Research Strategic Plan
(April 16, 2021) – Unity Health Toronto has launched a bold new Research Strategic Plan, mapping out the next five years of research at the organization.
Two clinical recycling programs expand from St. Joseph’s to St. Michael’s Hospital
(April 15, 2021) – Hospitals produce a huge amount of waste. According to Practice Greenhealth, operating rooms can generate more than 30 per cent of a facility’s total waste and over 60 per cent of its regulated medical waste.
TEN GREAT THINGS THAT HAPPENED THIS WEEK
(April 15, 2021) – Each week, we’re sharing a list of 10 great things that happened this week.
- April 8, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week
Why I got the COVID-19 vaccine: Joel Persaud shares his experience
(April 14, 2021) – It’s the idea of hope that made me jump at the chance to get the COVID-19 vaccine right away. The past year has been rough for all of us. The world has put so much effort, money and mind power into this vaccine that it gives me hope that we can achieve some level of normalcy again.
Statement from Unity Health Toronto
(April 12, 2021) – It is important for parents to know that they can and should come to St. Joseph’s Health Centre to receive care for their children. Our youngest patients remain a top priority, and we continue to provide consultative, neonatal and ambulatory care for all our pediatric patients, including at our Just For Kids Clinic, Paediatric Consultation Clinic and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Message from CEO: impact of Wave 3 ahead of us
(April 7, 2021) – Last week, the province was seeing about 2,000 COVID cases per day, up from an average of about 1,000 in early March. This week, we are seeing over 3,000 cases per day, the highest case counts since mid-January. Of these COVID cases, the variants of concern make up 85 per cent – this is Wave 3 of the pandemic. Despite vaccination efforts and public health measures, case counts are continuing to rise across Ontario.
Unity Health appoints inaugural Director of Anti-Racism, Equity and Social Accountability
(April 7, 2021) Unity Health is pleased to announce that following a comprehensive internal and external search, Allison Needham is the inaugural Director of Anti-Racism, Equity and Social Accountability (ARESA), effective April 26.
From a wife to her husband: A patient’s kidney transplant story
(April 1, 2021) – After 28 years of marriage, Elliot Bassin and his wife Marilyn bonded in a way that the couple never thought possible. They shared a kidney.
GENEROSITY AND SUPPORT FROM OUR COMMUNITY
As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, our teams at Unity Health Toronto are working to ensure we are prepared to support our patients and keep everyone inside and around our hospitals safe.
April 1, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week
March 25, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week
March 18, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week
March 17, 2021: Read March 2021 issue of Unity Health Toronto Magazine
March 11, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week
March 4, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week