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Unity Health Toronto, comprised of Providence Healthcare, St. Joseph’s Health Centre and St. Michael’s Hospital, works to advance the health of everyone in our urban communities and beyond. Our health network serves patients and residents across the full spectrum of care, spanning primary care, secondary community care, tertiary and quaternary care services to post-acute through rehabilitation, palliative care and long-term care. Our academic mission is demonstrated in our world-class research and education programs.

What’s unique at Unity Health is our vision — The best care experiences. Created together. — which crosses all of our clinical and residential settings. We are committed to realizing this vision by creating a health system that is safe, effective, timely, efficient, patient-partnered, equitable and integrated. We recognize that improving care for our patients and residents is only possible with engaged and healthy staff, which is why we will also ensure that our staff experience joy in work and meaning in their jobs.

Quality Improvement Plan


Unity Health has been accredited with Exemplary Standing.

This is the highest level of performance achievable in the Accreditation Canada program, which is used by over 10,000 sites in 30 countries.

View the executive summary of Unity Health’s Accreditation report here.

Accreditation Canada is a not-for-profit, independent organization that provides health organizations with an external peer review to assess the quality of their services based on standards of excellence. Surveys are conducted by experienced professionals from accredited health facilities.

Unity Health’s Providence site has also earned Distinction in Stroke Services from Accreditation Canada. Stroke Distinction is a specialty Accreditation program that recognizes health organizations that demonstrate clinical excellence and an outstanding commitment to leadership in stroke care.

For more information on accreditation, visit

Last updated March 27, 2024