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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. 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

Supporting our Community’s Most Vulnerable

The COVID-19 health crisis is hitting long-term care (LTC) facilities across our region especially hard, impacting some of the most vulnerable in our communities. When one of these facilities reached out to Osler … Read More.

May 19, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Nursing is not a One-Person Job

Farhana Rahman has been a Registered Nurse for almost a decade, but the COVID-19 pandemic is presenting challenges she’s never seen in her career. “This has taken nursing in a different direction. We are chall… Read More.

May 12, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Mom Shares ICU Lessons with Family: Claire Lee

As a physiotherapist on Brampton Civic’s Rehab unit, Claire Lee was accustomed to a busy but familiar rhythm of treating patients with a variety of physical and neurological conditions and getting them better so… Read More.

May 4, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Dr. Vaidyanathan: Babies won’t wait to be born

“Babies will come into the world—pandemic or not—and we need to be prepared.” That was top of mind for Dr. Prema Vaidyanathan, Interim Site Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Etobicoke General Hospital,… Read More.

May 4, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories

Robyn Klages: It Takes a Village

For Robyn Klages, being a respiratory therapist means taking it all in stride, even in the midst of a pandemic. “Respiratory therapists are often very grounded individuals and have a great knowledge base,” say… Read More.

April 27, 2020

Hospital Family Story, Stories