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.
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Quitting smoking and tobacco is an important part of your surgical care and treatment. Read below to learn how smoking and tobacco can affect your recovery after surgery, and how quitting can improve your health.
How can smoking and using tobacco before and after my surgery affect my health?
Smoking and using tobacco before and after your surgery can:
How will quitting help me recover from my surgery?
Quitting smoking and using tobacco before and after your surgery can:
How can my health care team help me quit?
Your health care team will ask you to give details about your smoking history. You will be asked to do this whether you are a smoker or not.
Your health care team will help you:
You can ask a member of your health care team at any time for information on support services and resources to help you quit smoking.
There are a number of
programs and services available at UHN and in the community to help you quit smoking.