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Stories

Good things are happening in our hospitals every day. Lives are changed for the better. Lives are saved.

Storytelling unites us as human beings. We tell our stories to our families, friends and neighbours. Through our stories, we show people what’s important to us. We connect with the people we love.

YOUR STORIES ABOUT OSLER WILL INSPIRE OTHERS

Do you have a story to tell about the life-changing care you or your loved one received at Osler?

Is there a Health Care Hero who deserves special recognition?

Please share your story with us so that we may spread some good news. As a bonus, your story will inspire others to donate to Osler so that more and more stories will have happy endings.

Recreation Therapist makes meaningful impact on patients

Raising Funds for Creative Tools When Amanda Kidnie was a teenager, a close friend got sick and suffered a stroke. It was the treatment her friend received that inspired her to pursue a career in health care. … Read More.

July 26, 2022

Hospital Family Story, Stories

A milestone birthday that will make a difference

A Milestone Birthday That Will Make a Difference David Sartor understands the definition of perseverance. In 1992, David was born prematurely at Etobicoke General Hospital and required life-saving treatments… Read More.

July 5, 2022

Donor Story, Patient Story, Stories

Physiotherapist Champions Patients through Rehab Journey

Physiotherapist Champions Patients through Rehab Journey Encouraged by her father at a young age to try different fields of work, Sheila Makadia-Pento spent a summer volunteering at a physiotherapist clinic. Th… Read More.

June 14, 2022

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Giving to Osler: A Family Tradition

Giving to Osler: A Family Tradition “Support the hospitals because the hospitals support us.” It is a statement Dr. John Morrell, Urologist at William Osler Health System’s (Osler) Etobicoke General Hospi… Read More.

June 14, 2022

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Physiotherapist teams up to provide exceptional patient care

Teaming Up to Provide Exceptional Care Mandy Duncombe, Physiotherapist, Brampton Civic When you ask Mandy Duncombe, a physiotherapist at Brampton Civic Hospital, what she likes most about her job, her answer is … Read More.

May 24, 2022

Hospital Family Story, Stories

OR Nurse Spotlights Impact of Community Giving

"I helped make a difference in their life.” Meet Danuta Zygmunt, a Registered Nurse for Etobicoke General Hospital, who has worked in the Operating Room (OR) for over 30 years. Working shifts and assisting mu… Read More.

May 10, 2022

Hospital Family Story, Stories

RN Richa calls for community donations

RN Richa Calls for Community Donations Meet Richa Jaswal, a Registered Nurse in the Oncology and Palliative Care department at Brampton Civic Hospital. More than a profession, Richa says becoming a nurse was he… Read More.

May 9, 2022

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Nurse Had His Sights Set On Osler

Joshua Padilla, RN, Hemodialysis Nurse Had His Sights Set On Osler For the past two years, Joshua Padilla has worked at Brampton Civic Hospital as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the Hemodialysis Clinic, providing tr… Read More.

April 27, 2022

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Volunteer Profile: Mary Power

Volunteer Profile: Mary Power, Ambulatory Procedures After retirement, Mary Power sought new ways to keep busy. She started volunteering twice a week in 2013, cuddling babies and helping in Endoscopy. She also … Read More.

April 26, 2022

Hospital Family Story, Stories