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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.

Dr. Prashant Phalpher, Emergency Physician

As a physician in one of Canada’s busiest Emergency Departments, Brampton Civic Hospital’s Dr. Prashant Phalpher is used to constant action and complicated cases. But the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic bro… Read More.

July 31, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Saranya Arnoldo, Clinical Biochemist & Wayne Chiu, Supervisor/Charge Tech, Microbiology Lab

When a patient is suspected of having COVID-19, getting a rapid diagnosis allows the care team to begin appropriate treatment sooner, and gives concerned patients and family members answers earlier. Than… Read More.

July 27, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Dr. Sergio Borgia, Corporate Chief, Infectious Diseases and Medical Director, Infection Prevention

For Dr. Sergio Borgia, a livelihood in infectious diseases provides the perfect balance: enough consistency for a steady career, but enough variety to keep things exciting. “Seven months ago, my job was extremel… Read More.

July 20, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Shirley Fitch, Clerical Associate

Shirley Fitch is a Clerical Associate in the Diagnostic Imaging department at Peel Memorial but for the past several weeks, she’s been serving as a Patient Liaison for the Virtual Visitation Program. It’s a ro… Read More.

July 2, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Eddie Camilleri, Corporate Energy Manager

Since the pandemic began, many staff across Osler have stepped up and into new roles to do whatever needs to be done to ensure the health and safety of our communities. For some staff that meant being redeployed t… Read More.

June 29, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Dr. Andrew Healey: A family affair

Dr. Andrew Healey is fighting COVID-19 from two sides. As Osler’s Interim Corporate Chief of Emergency Medicine and Chair of the COVID Clinical Response Committee, much of his work is administrative, but as a cr… Read More.

June 15, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Chris Richard, Recreation Therapist

As a Recreation Therapist working on Brampton Civic’s rehab unit, Chris Richard uses recreation and leisure activities to help patients recover after an injury or stroke. Through things such as games, putting to… Read More.

June 8, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Sunny Krishendeholl, Housekeeper, Sodexo

For housekeeper Sunny Krishendeholl, a patient room isn’t clean until he considers it good enough for himself or his family. In the face of COVID-19, his high standards and attention to detail are more important… Read More.

June 1, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Bill Stodolny: Pandemic Volunteer

Almost three years ago, Bill Stodolny made “one of the best decisions I've ever made” and became a volunteer at Brampton Civic Hospital where he’s been known to go to great lengths to brighten a patient’s … Read More.

May 25, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories