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St. Joseph's Health Centre Toronto

St. Joseph’s cafeteria implements multiple changes to reduce waste

First the plastic straws were eliminated. Then all Styrofoam and plastic materials such as utensils, take-out containers, soup bowls and lids, coffee cups and lids, stir sticks, and plates were replaced with compostable ones. Then, organic waste bins and a cooking-oil recycling project were also implemented. St. Joseph’s Health Centre’s cafeteria, named the Lakeside Café, […]

The new Learning and Innovation Centre at St. Joseph’s Health Centre is now open

St. Joseph’s Health Centre’s newly renovated and transformed meeting and education spaces in the Learning and Innovation Centre are now open. Thanks to the support of generous donors, the meeting spaces formerly named Education Centre A and B, the Small Boardroom and the Large Boardroom, and the small room across the hall, have all been […]

Making infection protection fun

How the IPAC Olympics – and chocolate pudding – put a new twist on infection prevention learning Nov. 8, 2019 – It’s not every day that Dianagris Balakrishnan finds herself covered in pudding at work. But one day this summer, she had so much of it on her personal protective equipment (PPE) gown and gloves […]

St. Joseph’s awarded for supporting organ and tissue donation

For the first time, St. Joseph’s Health Centre has been awarded the Provincial Conversion Rate Award from Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) for its teams’ work with organ and tissue donation and for supporting families through a difficult and important process. Every year, TGLN sets a goal for the Provincial Conversion Rate, asking hospitals […]

St. Joseph’s cafeteria goes green

Reducing our environmental footprint is a priority for Unity Health Toronto and a key component towards Investing in our Future. The cafeteria at St. Joseph’s – otherwise known as Lakeside Café – is going green! All Styrofoam and plastic material such as utensils, containers, soup bowls and lids, coffee cups and lids, and plates will […]

Unity Health Toronto not impacted by recent food recall

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recently recalled a number of meat-based products due to possible contamination. Unity Health Toronto is aware of the recall and has investigated to confirm there is no risk to anyone who has eaten food prepared across our network, based on how our food is prepared. The recalled products are […]

Cuddle Cot provides bereaved families more time with babies after stillbirths or neonatal loss

A new device at St. Joseph’s Health Centre is being offered to families coping with a stillbirth or neonatal loss. At least seven families have used the Cuddle Cot since its arrival to St. Joseph’s Family Birthing Centre (FBC) earlier this year. It is a bassinet attached to a cooling mechanism that’s designed to preserve […]

Seventy years of paediatric care in Toronto’s west end

St. Joseph’s Health Centre has everything needed to care for the children in our community Parents in Toronto’s west end know that when their child is sick or needs urgent care, help is just a short trip away. From emergency to walk-in and longer stay support, St. Joseph’s Health Centre has everything needed to care […]

St. Joseph’s opens new 30-bed unit

Features include shared therapy and dining spaces There’s a bright, new space where St. Joseph’s Health Centre patients are receiving care – at 200 Church Street. “St. Joseph’s Reactivation Care Centre – Church unit opened on May 5, welcoming patients who need a little more therapy before being able to return home, to rehab or […]

Plan ahead – increased traffic around the Health Centre Aug 1 – 5

July 31, 2019 – The 2019 Caribana Festival runs from Thursday, August 1 to Monday, August 5. Given the location of the festival and events just south of St. Joseph’s Health Centre, we are anticipating increased traffic and potential transportation delays during the weekend. Please plan accordingly and give yourself extra time to travel to […]

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