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Good Tuesday morning,
I hope everyone enjoyed their long weekend. Let's take a moment to thank our colleagues who were here working so that the rest of Team UHN could spend time with loved ones.
I'm reading your submissions from
our anonymous strategic planning survey and want to thank everyone for the great comments. Some highlights on our strengths and opportunities below:
Our strategic plan will give us the lens to ask: Are the decisions we're making contributing to the support and growth of the UHN community? Getting as much feedback as possible is essential so we have a clear understanding of where our coordinated efforts should go.
Please take a moment to share your thoughts if you haven't already.
Last week, I attended the opening of the
Warren-Connelly Palliative Care Clinic at the Princess Margaret (PM). I know this clinic has been a long-time dream for our supportive care staff – it was a complete pleasure to celebrate their outstanding work and the future ahead.
Drs. Gary Rodin (Head, Department of Supportive Care at PM) and
Camilla Zimmermann (Head, Palliative Care at PM) told me about the national studies coming out of their group. Important and remarkable work that demonstrates why palliative care must be driven by patient need, not disease prognosis – and that palliative care, started early, supports quality of life which is just as important as survival. Thank you to our partners at
The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation and our donors for making this clinic a reality.
Finally, we have one more week following this till we finish celebrating our
Local Impact Award nominees. This week, a round of applause for:
Thank you for reading,