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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.

Donor Profile: Alan Boughton

As co-founder and Chief Sales Officer of Trailcon Leasing Inc., Osler Foundation donor Alan (Al) Boughton knows all about preventative maintenance, and he knows it applies to hospitals just as much as it does to t… Read More.

April 14, 2021

Donor Story, Stories

Sandra Agyemang: Each vaccination is one step closer

Registered Nurse Sandra Agyemang is a familiar face at Osler’s annual flu-prevention clinics; she has administered thousands of vaccines in her career, but in December she gave a jab that was history in the maki… Read More.

April 14, 2021

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Donor Profile: Glen Way

Thanks in part to his parents and a few good friends, giving back is a fact of life for Glen Way, member of the Osler Foundation Board of Directors and Director, Wealth Management at The Sharpe-Way Group at Scotia… Read More.

April 5, 2021

Donor Story, Stories

Jose Medeiros: Social Worker goes Beyond for Dialysis Patients

For many dialysis patients, COVID-19 has increased the many challenges they already face. Jose Medeiros, Renal Social Worker at the Etobicoke Renal Centre, is one of Osler’s staff dedicated to supporting patient… Read More.

April 5, 2021

Hospital Family 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

A Year of Heroes

Exactly one year ago, Osler Foundation launched the Health Care Heroes campaign to help meet the urgent need for equipment and PPE to help fight COVID-19. In those early days of the pandemic, the number of infecti… Read More.

March 17, 2021

Hospital Family Story, Stories

COVID-19 Testing Centre: One Year Later

Kahlena Campbell, RPN A year after Osler opened one of the first COVID-19 testing centres in Ontario, the team that initially staffed the centre is looking back at those challenging early days. With limited knowled… Read More.

March 11, 2021

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Donor Profile: Dr. Farooque Dawood

For Dr. Farooque Dawood, the current sight of physicians and staff in full PPE is reminiscent of the SARS epidemic. “Etobicoke General was the main treatment area for SARS, and the epidemic brought lots of ch… Read More.

February 19, 2021

Donor Story, Stories

Miel Alanzalon: Kidney disease doesn’t pause because of COVID-19

COVID-19 has forced many things to pause, but in Osler’s Renal Program, the crucial work of delivering life-saving dialysis continues. For patients living with kidney disease, this treatment is vital for surviva… Read More.

February 19, 2021

Hospital Family Story, Stories