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.
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and help others. At UHN, we welcome your contribution and offer different ways you can help so you can find one that suits you.
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how to get a referral to see a specialist at UHN.
As a patient at UHN, you may end up in different areas of our hospitals, depending on the type of visit:
Is this your first appointment at UHN?
Learn more about our
admitting and registration process.
As an outpatient, you do not stay in the hospital overnight. Outpatients are typically treated in one of
our clinics, similar to a clinic run by your family doctor. As an outpatient, you may also be sent for tests – such as blood work or medical imaging – in one of
our test centres. If you are having day
surgery that does not require you to stay overnight, you may also be considered an outpatient.
People who are staying overnight in the hospital are considered inpatients. We have many different inpatient units, for surgery, critical care or longer stays such as rehab. We also provide
Palliative Care services and
long-term rehab care.
If you are coming to UHN for a test, such as an ultrasound or an MRI, or blood work, learn about
our tests and what to expect.
Are you having surgery at a UHN hospital?
Find out everything you need to know before, during and after your surgery.
If you are a rehab patient, you will visit one of five Toronto Rehab locations, where we offer outpatient rehab care, as well as short-term and long-term rehab stays. You may also be transferred within UHN, for example, from our stroke or cardiac areas, to one of our rehab locations as you progress through your recovery. Find out about our
In case of emergency, call 911.
You can find emergency departments at UHN at
Toronto General Hospital and
Toronto Western Hospital. Learn more about our
Maps & Directions to our hospitals.
Learn more about
our 4 hospitals.
Find out about our
accessibility services to assist you and your family during your visit to UHN.