TEN GREAT THINGS THAT HAPPENED THIS WEEK
(May 13, 2021) – Each week, we’re sharing a list of 10 great things that happened this week.
- May 6, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week
- April 29, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week
- April 22, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week
- April 15, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week
Dr. Charles de Mestral’s #OneBurningQuestion: How do we stop the most devastating outcome of diabetes and poor circulation?
(May 11, 2021) – Dr. Charles de Mestral was drawn to vascular surgery because it offered him the opportunity to directly treat a patient’s health concern through an invasive intervention and also advise patients on how to prevent complications of vascular disease.
Why I got my COVID-19 vaccine – Dr. Anju Anand’s experience
(May 7, 2021) – We’re all tired as physicians, health-care workers, and Canadians. All Canadians are tired. It’s been such a dark process and the vaccines offer this shimmer of light and some normalcy.
Unity Health respirologist earns support of Canadian icons in #ThisIsOurShot vaccine campaign
(May 3, 2021) – What do Chris Hadfield, Ryan Reynolds, Jann Arden and Michael Bublé all have in common? They are among the many celebrities and Canadian icons who are teaming up to tackle vaccine hesitancy in a new national campaign.
Sharing the load: How Unity Health Toronto is contributing to the COVID-19 pandemic response
(April 28, 2021) – Ontario’s hardest-hit hospitals have transferred hundreds of patients in recent weeks as wave 3 puts a heavy burden on Ontario’s health system. Unity Health Toronto has cared for hundreds of COVID-19 patients transferred to our sites through the GTA Incident Management System (IMS) — a system set up by the province in November to coordinate patient transfers under the leadership of Unity Health’s Dr. Andrew Baker.
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.
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.
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 8, 2021: Ten great things that happened this week
April 7, 2021: Message from CEO: impact of Wave 3 ahead of us
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