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Why Dr. Pilon was inspired to join the Invictus Games

As Toronto gears up to host the Invictus Games (IG), a St. Joe’s physician is preparing for his role – as a volunteer on the IG medical team. “I’ll be part of a large team providing medical services for athletes, coaches and friends and family of the athletes,” said Dr. Ed Pilon, who took on […]

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Behind the scenes of patient care: Meet our lab teams

In 2016, St. Joseph’s Health Centre and St. Michael’s Hospital made the move to join labs, creating an integrated system that improves turnaround times for tests and allows clinical knowledge to be shared across both sites, improving quality of care for patients at both organizations. Meet the people who work across both sites, supporting patient […]

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The lab: Behind the scenes of patient care

Patients will likely never see the inside of a hospital lab – but it’s a department that’s critical to the care they receive; 75 per cent of medical decisions our physicians and care teams make are based on lab results. And in some cases, those results are needed quickly to make life-saving decisions. In 2016, […]

Peter Gilgan and his mom. Gilgan's record gift will support the Promise Campaign to improve health in Toronto's west end.

Peter Gilgan honours parents and west-end roots with $10 million donation

Peter Gilgan, founder and CEO of Mattamy Homes, is paying tribute to his parents and his childhood in the west end of Toronto with a $10 million donation to the Promise Campaign at St. Joseph’s Health Centre. Gilgan, who was born at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, is making one of the largest donations in the […]

Measles Alert

Please read the following news release issued by Toronto Public Health on August 25 Toronto Public Health (TPH) is investigating a lab-confirmed case of measles. This includes following up with individuals who may have been exposed. Members of the public may have been exposed to measles in the following settings during the period of August 19-24, […]

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Fuel for the ride: What to eat before you Cycle 4 St. Joe’s

As you prepare for this year’s Cycle for St. Joe’s event, whether you’ve chosen the 10, 40, or 80km route, you will need to think about how to fuel your body. Creating a fitness-friendly food regimen will ensure your muscles have the energy they need to complete the course. We asked Melissa Murray, a registered […]

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The ‘CyclePaths’ are determined to finish the course

Aileen, Sok and Lindsay, are all members of our laboratory department. Every day they support a team that processes hundreds of samples to support the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Outside of work, these women lead pretty active lives. Aileen is a member of a competitive women’s dragon boat racing team and has been paddling […]

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Bacteria-killing robot joins St. Joe’s cleaning team

When you visit the hospital, you’re there to get healthy – not to catch something that makes you sicker. But more than 220,000 people get hospital-acquired infections every year in Canada because of being in close proximity to others who are ill. It’s important that healthcare teams continue to evolve their cleaning practices to prevent […]

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Caring for our tiniest patients

When planning to have a baby, few people consider the possibility of needing additional care or support after delivery. But the reality is that some babies are born premature or may have a serious health concern and require specialized care before they can go home. That’s where the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) comes in. […]

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What having a baby in the NICU taught me

With more than 700 babies coming through the NICU every year, our teams have a lot of experience supporting families through what can be a stressful and critical time. We asked three moms whose babies spent time in our NICU about their experience — and what their advice is for other parents in the same situation. […]

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