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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.

Osler’s Road to Recovery

Osler's Road to Recovery WHEN SEVERE STOMACH PAIN BROUGHT NICOLE EL FAR TROIANO TO THE HOSPITAL IN THE MIDST OF THE PANDEMIC, SHE GOT NEWS EVERYBODY DREADS: THE MOTHER OF TWO AND BUSINESS OWNER HAD STAGE 2 COLO… Read More.

November 2, 2021

Patient Story, Stories

Project Bunny

When she was just 8 years old, Ashley’s family received a call from her doctor on Good Friday that changed their life. The doctor told them that results from Ashley’s recent bloodwork showed she had Type 1 diabete… Read More.

March 29, 2021

Patient Story, Stories

Rosemary Pauer

Ways to give In 2009 Rosemary Pauer learned she had an incurable type of blood cancer. She’s responded well to treatment and credits Dr. Stephen Reingold, Senior Medical Oncologist, Brampton Civic Hospital, w… Read More.

May 14, 2019

Patient Story, Stories

Roger Smith

Osler delivers cancer care close to home (L-R) Patient, Roger Smith, with Dr. Stephen Reingold, Senior Medical Oncologist, Brampton Civic Hospital Roger Smith was in Newfoundland supporting his father through th… Read More.

February 25, 2019

Patient Story, Stories

Kashmir Singh Sandhu

Life-saving cardiac care close to home Kashmir Singh Sandhu has been a supporter of Brampton Civic Hospital since it opened. He couldn’t foresee at that time, however, how his monthly donation would impact hi… Read More.

January 31, 2019

Patient Story, Stories

Omar Jamal

They said they’d have to amputate. Then fate – and physicians at Etobicoke General – saved his leg. “All I could think about was running away and getting out of there.” That was Omar Jamal’s reactio… Read More.

June 13, 2018

Patient Story, Stories

Barbara Douglas

Helping change lives through a gift in her will Debbie Zazvorka says her late aunt, Barbara Douglas, received wonderful care from everyone at Brampton Civic – her local community hospital where she was treate… Read More.

June 8, 2018

Patient Story, Stories

Terry Fitzpatrick

Out of the blue, I saw red (l-r): Dr. Rami Elias, Urologist, Etobicoke General Hospital, and Terry Fitzpatrick. When you know nothing about cancer, you want care from the pros who do. Before July 24, 2017, Te… Read More.

January 8, 2018

Patient Story, Stories

Meena and Yogesh Kshatriya

“We had no idea our son was allergic” “Our four-year-old’s tongue and face were swelling up, and we didn’t know what to do,” says Meena Kshatriya. “We rushed him to Etobicoke General, where the… Read More.

October 15, 2017

Patient Story, Stories