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.
Smoking and second‐hand smoke is the leading cause of preventable death. There is no safe level of exposure to second‐hand smoke, even when that exposure occurs outdoors.
The University Health Network (UHN) is committed to providing a healthy, safe and comfortable environment for all our staff, patients and visitors. As a result, UHN is becoming a smoke-free hospital.
It is the law.
If you smoke on UHN grounds, you could be fined up to $5,000 and UHN could be fined $300,000.
For help, contact Smokers' Helpline: 1 877 513 5333
Smoking is prohibited across all areas of UHN, in compliance with the
Smoke-Free Ontario Act and the
Electronic Cigarettes Act. This includes:
UHN reserves the right to ask anyone smoking on UHN grounds to move off the property.
Individuals and institutions that do not comply with the Act will be subject to fines.
Are you or a loved one ready to quit smoking? UHN's outpatient pharmacies, wellness department and community partners can provide the help and support you need to succeed.
Learn more about some of the smoking cessation programs and resources available around our hospitals and in our community:
Smoke-free UHN: What you need to know