Your Impact

Read about the impact your donation makes on the health of everyone in our community.
Dr. Jeff Powis, Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control

Get the facts from Dr. Jeff Powis, Infectious Diseases Specialist and Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Control at MGH

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Lydia Murphy and her colleagues truly feel the love of the community when donors choose to give to the hospital.

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Leane Besky is honoured to be able to support the Building Bridges program at Michael Garron Hospital through Desjardins’ GoodSpark Community Grants Program.

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Michael Garron Hospital has constructed full-scale mock-ups to allow for a first-hand look at inpatient rooms of the future.

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Making healthy food choices during the holidays is challenging but not impossible. Consider these tips to help stay on track.


Now that winter—and cold and flu season—have arrived, you may find yourself at the doctor’s office looking for some relief. But if your illness is caused by a virus, taking antibiotics will do more harm than good.

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Rick Eglinton remembers the turn of fate that saved his life.

Light up the Beach

There's a great deal of work that goes into this highly anticipated holiday event that brings the Beach and surrounding communities together.

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The unknown can be scary particularly for a child facing surgery. Michael Garron Hospital’s Paediatric Pre-operative Assessment Clinic helps children and their parents address uncertainty around the surgical experience.

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The Stavro Emergency Department is one of the busiest single-site locations in Ontario, with a new patient arriving every six minutes. Now a new initiative is making sure patients and their families get in and out as quickly as possible—and in comfort.