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Meet our Legends

At St. Joseph’s Health Centre, our entire community of staff, physicians, volunteers and students is committed to living our mission and values every day and fulfilling a promise first made by the Sisters of St. Joseph almost 100 years ago to care for our community. Every year, we hold a special event called the Legend […]

How speech language pathologists support communication

Eating and communicating are daily parts of our lives that we often don’t stop to think about, but when someone has difficulty doing one or the other it can greatly affect their quality of life. Luckily, speech language pathologists are here to help them; these members of our teams work one-on-one with patients and their […]

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Mobile exercise program pushes patients to get moving

Exercise is one of the single most important things we can do to improve our health. Yet so many of us find it difficult to make the time to work out. For people with kidney disease it is even tougher to get moving. Kidneys play an important role in keeping our bodies healthy by removing […]


A life-changing labour

Beverley Bates had been sober for three months when she came to our Emergency Department (ED) with severe stomach pains. After struggling with cocaine addiction for many years, Beverly had been in the ED more times than she could count, but this occasion would prove life-changing. “I was in so much pain, I thought I […]


Why St. Joe’s is choosing to merge with two Toronto hospitals

A voluntary merger between Joseph’s Health Centre, Providence Healthcare, and St. Michael’s Hospital is pending approval from the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). All three boards of the hospitals in Parkdale, Scarborough and downtown Toronto, respectively, submitted a joint integration proposal last month, which explains how each community they serve has a growing […]


Doctor for a day: seeing education in action

From visiting patients to delivering babies and performing surgeries, doctors are active in all areas of the Health Centre and touch all aspects of patient care. They also have a significant impact on new physicians – many of our doctors teach residents who are training to work at hospitals across the province, sharing their lived […]


Celebrating our doctors

Every day more than 440 physicians support our teams at St. Joe’s. In clinics, inpatient units, the emergency department, operating and procedure rooms, they make sure our patients are receiving the care they need. They also support the future of healthcare in our community, sharing their knowledge as teachers and professionals with the next generation […]


Have you met our amazing volunteers?

You’ve seen them around the halls at St. Joe’s, with big smiles on their faces, answering questions and pointing people in the right direction. Our volunteers are compassionate people who spend their days making sure our patients, visitors and community members feel at home inside the Health Centre, helping ensure we are delivering an exceptional […]


What organ donation means to me

By Dr. Rob Cirone As an attending physician in the ICU at St. Joe’s, I have provided end of life care for many patients. Although all of them were tragic in their own way, often there was a sense of relief because it meant an end to the suffering that many of these patients had […]

Food Recall – Vanilla Sundae Cups from Central Smith Creamery

Information updated April 6, 2017 St. Joseph’s Health Centre was notified recently about a nation-wide Canadian Food Inspection Agency recall of Wholesome Farms brand Vanilla Sundae Cup from Central Smith Creamery, as this product may have been contaminated with bacterium known as Listeria monocytogenes before they were shipped to business customers including hospitals. As soon […]

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