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.
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.
Our 10 medical programs are spread across eight hospital sites – Princess Margaret, Toronto General, Toronto Rehab’s five sites, Toronto Western – as well as our education programs through the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. Learn more about the services, programs and amenities offered at each location.
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Last week, 89 lives were lost in Ontario within 24 hours due to COVID-19.
The number is unprecedented and comes with countless family members and loved ones dramatically impacted by the loss. It also signals the countless number of healthcare and support workers who worked tirelessly in the attempt to save those lives. Over the course of the pandemic, we have lost 4,983 Ontarians and 16,950 Canadians. I know this reality drains us all.
Vaccines offer us light at the end of the tunnel, but we know there are challenges. In terms of supply, we have been experiencing delays in shipment and are working to borrow supply from other hospitals so that we might stay on cycle for people who need their second doses and continue first doses for patient-facing staff. There was some good news in that UHN staff were offered slots at Michael Garron Hospital and we later received an offer for slots at Southlake in Newmarket. Given the timing of the offer, we worked all weekend to book out the slots – about 1,000. We started with priority groups, then moved to anyone patient-facing and then, through leaders, sent a call to others at UHN. Based on direction from the Province and General Hillier of choosing speed over precision, our approach remains focused on getting vaccines into arms ASAP and to waste no doses. We know the delay in receiving vaccine and relatively small amount of supply available in Ontario is creating plenty of stress.
Now, we will get through these hard times – that is a fact – but we must work together as a united team. This includes myself and all leaders and staff. Thank you for doing all you can to prevent transmission. Thank you for recognizing that everyone is working hard and uplifting colleagues. Thank you for speaking up respectfully to ensure we are living our values. This is what it means to be part of TeamUHN.
Key reminders and updates
Overview of last week
1. COVID-19 Vaccines: Our goal is to finish vaccinating all patient-facing staff within four weeks (pending supply)
2. COVID-19 Vaccines: Our mobile vaccination team – Mobile Team Vaccine – has finished vaccinating all the long-term care homes we are partnered with at UHN
What happened at the Executive Leadership Forum meeting
UHN's Executive Leadership Forum (ELF) represents a broad range of voices and skill sets from across the organization and provides direction and oversight in service of patients, TeamUHN and our vision of A Healthier World. See the full membership on UHN.ca. The last ELF meeting was held on Jan. 7, 2021.
COVID-19 Vaccines: Prioritization process for healthcare workers
What do I need to know? The members of ELF discussed the challenges around vaccinating as many healthcare workers as possible. The biggest limiting factor is supply of vaccine.
Digital: Network and telecom refresh plan
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