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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 […]

How to prevent infections at work, at home and at play

Tips to stay healthy from an infection prevention and control expert Our world is full of bacteria and viruses and our best defence is learning how to coexist with them safely as we go about our daily routines. Ina Belu is an infection prevention and control practitioner at St. Joseph’s who advises staff on best […]

Meet Mark Kocsis – St. Joseph’s first-ever de Souza Nurse Associate

The last few years in Mark Kocsis’ life have been busy, to say the least. Kocsis graduated from Ryerson University’s nursing program in June 2017, and by November of that year, had begun his career on the Medicine, Oncology and Palliative Care (6M) unit at St. Joseph’s Health Centre. All the while, Kocsis was fueling […]

Making school lunches fun for everyone

Kids are returning back to school and that means finding a lunch that is nutritious and delicious for your child. Melissa Murray, a registered dietitian with the St. Joseph’s Urban Family Health Team, shares her recommendations for making school lunches fun and healthy. What to pack: A variety of foods, food groups and colours so […]

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 […]

Learning and improving together

Health care professionals share best practices at annual event St. Joseph’s is part of the Joint Centres for Transformative Healthcare Innovation, a group of seven hospitals across the city who work together on making care better and safer for patients. They do this in several ways: they share best practices with one another, allowing other […]

What to know about child allergies and introducing new foods to your kids

There’s no shortage of issues for new parents to worry about – including allergies. Research is constantly changing on when and how to introduce potential allergenic foods to your children so we connected with Dr. Charlotte Miller, a pediatric allergist, to get her take on what parents need to know. First of all – when […]

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 […]

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