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.
Clean Hands Care is UHN's new hand hygiene campaign initiated in 2019. The goal of Clean Hands Care is to educate and remind staff of the importance of hand hygiene in keeping patients and staff safe.
Hand hygiene refers to removing or killing microorganisms (germs) on the hands that may have been picked up during contact with patients or the environment. Visitors and patients may also unknowingly bring micro-organisms into the hospital setting. Alcohol-based hand sanitizer is the preferred method for hand hygiene at UHN, but soap and water should be used whenever hands are visibly soiled. Hand hygiene is the single most effective way to prevent the spread of health care-associated infections such as MRSA or C. difficile.
Proper hand hygiene includes cleaning hands with hand sanitizer or soap and water when:
Please remember to: