At UHN, we strive to deliver Compassionate Care & Caring. Learn more about the services and supports that are available to you throughout your journey.
Our UHN programs and services are among the most advanced in the world. We have grouped our physicians,
staff, services and resources into 10 medical programs to meet the needs of our patients and help us make
the most of our resources.
At the heart of everything we do at UHN are our Healthcare Professionals. Refer a patient to one of our 12 medical programs. Learn more about the resources and opportunities available for professional growth.
University Health Network has grown to be one of the largest research and teaching hospital networks in Canada - pioneers in improving the lives of patients. Our long history of health professions education at Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals has consistently advanced the science of education.
University Health Network is a health care and medical research organization in
Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN has made us a national and international
source for discovery, education and patient care.
Being touched by illness affects us in different ways. Many people want to give back to the community
and help others. At UHN, we welcome your contribution and offer different ways you can help so you can find one that suits you.
The Newsroom is the source for media looking for information about UHN or trying to connect with one
of our experts for an interview. It's also the place to find UHN media policies and catch up on our news stories, videos, media releases,
podcasts and more.
Our cancer centre offers a range of amenities and activities that are available to you as a patient or visitor.
Tim HortonsLocation: Main floor, inside the 610 University Avenue entrance
StarbucksLocation: Main floor, inside the Murray Street entrance
Pinto Ready-to-EatLocation: Main floor, inside the Murray Street entrance
Learn more about our catering services.
The Princess Margaret Gift and Health ShopLocation: Main floor, inside the 610 University Avenue entranceHours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:30 pmPhone: 416 946 4501 ext. 5625*Please note, flowers are not sold at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.
Bank MachinesLocation: Main floor, in the lobby, across from the carding station
PharmacyOutpatient PharmacyLocation: Main floor, Room M810Main floor – Room M633Phone: 416 946 6593Monday – Friday9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Newspapers and Mailboxes
InternetWi-fi access is available throughout our site, on the Guest Wireless Network. You do not need a password to access the guest wi-fi.
Taxi Phones: On the main floor, near the Murray Street entrance (next to the revolving door). These phones connect directly to Taxi and Wheel-Trans services.
Information PhonesYou can use information phones to dial different locations within the hospital or to make local calls outside of the hospital. These phones cannot be used for long distance calls.Location: Main floor information desks (Murray Street and 610 University Avenue)
Bedside Phones: Beside phones are not available at Princess Margaret. You are welcome to bring your personal cell phone for use while in-hospital.
iPad LendingiPads are available for patients to use while at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. You can borrow an iPad to use for daily visits or for inpatient stays.Location: Main floor, Murray Street Information Desk and Patient & Family LibraryLearn more about the iPad lending program.
Teletypewriter (TTY) and Phone Interpreters
We have interpreters who can interpret for you over the phone if English is not your first language.
Learn more about Interpretation Services.
We also have TTY phones available for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. For more details, see
Accessibility Services at UHN.
Television: In-room television services are not available. You are welcome to bring a personal cell phone, tablet or laptop to connect to the UHN guest wi-fi.
The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Patient Information Line (Info Line) is part of an ongoing effort to provide patients and visitors with practical information and support in real time.
Call the Info Line at 416 946 4558 between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday, to speak to an Information Specialist.
Information desks are located close to the entrances of all UHN facilities. Volunteers at the information desks can answer questions, give directions and escort you where you need to go.
Location: Main floor, near Murray Street and 610 University Avenue entrancesHours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pmPhone: 416 946 4558
All staff wear an identification badge showing their name, job title and department.
Security officers are always on duty. If you notice any suspicious individuals, call hospital security and tell your nurse or any other staff member.
Location: Main floor, next to Murray Street Information DeskPhone: 416 946 4111
If you have lost something, contact the security office. If you have found an item, you can contact one of our security offices or give it to any staff member.
Max Tanenbaum Garden (outside)The Max Tanenbaum Garden is a special place where you can go to sit outside and relax.Location: 16th floor rooftop – outdoor access from the elevatorsHours:April 1 – November 30Monday – Sunday8:00 am – 9:00 pm (may vary depending on weather)
Max Tanenbaum Healing Garden (inside)The Max Tanenbaum Healing Garden is a lounge space for patients and families to relax and look out at the glass garden.Location: 14th floor
There are many areas around the hospital where you can wait. These areas include:
Location: 2nd floorTime: Wednesdays 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm September - May
Music in the Atrium present concerts in many genres and styles, from classical to jazz, opera, broadway, and more, and feature both established artists as well as rising stars and community musicians.
Musicians are booked by contacting the Artist Director of Music in the Atrium, Andrew Ascenzo, at
firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be asked to provide a press-kit and/or audio/video recordings of recent performances.
Location: Max Tanenbaum Rooftop Garden - 16th floorTime: Fridays 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm June - August, weather permitting
Join the Music in the Atrium program when it moves outdoors.
Music in the Atrium was established and bestowed in honour of Max Tanenbaum by the Tauba and Solomon Spiro Family Foundation.
You can learn more about your health condition and look up information on the computers and in the printed materials in our patient and family library.
Princess Margaret Patient and Family Library
Main Floor, AtriumMonday – Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Phone: 416 946 4501 ext. 5383Email:
You can also participate in classes, download eBooks and get other valuable resources through the
Patient & Family Education Program at UHN.
The Magic Castle is a free child-care service for children up to 12 years old. We take care of your children so that you can go to your appointment or visit a family member at Princess Margaret. We also welcome children who are patients themselves.
Learn more about the Magic Castle