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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.

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

From behind the gift shop counter, Cara sees daily impact of donations

Osler Proud: From behind the gift shop counter, Cara sees daily impact of donations To Cara Heremenegildo, the staff, customers and volunteers who come into William Osler Health System’s (Osler) retail locati… Read More.

April 20, 2022

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Giving Back to Move Forward

Giving Back to Move Foward Shailesh Nadkarni feels a great sense of pride for the community in which he lives and works. “The staff who work at our hospitals reflect the population of our community,” sai… Read More.

April 13, 2022

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Caring for the Community

Dr. Aiden Moktassi, Site Chief of Radiology at EGH Caring for the Community For Dr. Aiden Moktassi, giving back to Etobicoke General Hospital (EGH) makes good sense. As both a supporter of Osler Foundation and a… Read More.

January 18, 2022

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Volunteer Profile: Meet David

Volunteer Profile: Meet David After working at Osler for 20 years—three as a housekeeper, seven as a porter and 10 as a physiotherapy assistant—David Keltie became a volunteer as a different way to give bac… Read More.

January 10, 2022

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Delivering Compassion

It’s often the little things that keep us going through a tough day. That’s why Osler implemented compassion carts and respite rooms to assist our Health Care Heroes as they continue working around the clo… Read More.

October 15, 2021

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Linking patients and loved ones in the midst of COVID-19

Osler has facilitated more than 6,300 virtual visits since COVID-19 began. It’s made possible with the help of caring staff members like Pushpa Mistry and Evelyn Jara, who support this critical link between pati… Read More.

May 27, 2021

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Navigating motherhood and medicine in a pandemic

Back in April 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic was ramping up in our communities, Dr. Jaclyn Herman was, like other parents, navigating the new world of virtual school for her twins, then seven years old.  Un… Read More.

May 4, 2021

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Lisa Brake: Reinventing stroke rehab in COVID-19

For stroke patients, timely access to rehabilitation therapy is important. Research shows that people who receive intensive and specialized rehab soon after a stroke have the best outcomes. “We have an excell… Read More.

April 20, 2021

Hospital Family Story, Stories

#GivingTuesday is Nov 29th!

Our goal is 40 new wheelchairs. You can help us get there this #GivingTuesday! Thanks to John Esplen and The Humberview Group, your gift will make twice the impact!

MAKE 2x THE IMPACT & GIVE NOW