Wissam meets her grandparents thanks to team's efforts
Wissam Hassoun met her grandparents for the first time this summer when she made the journey to Lebanon with her parents. This wasn't an ordinary family trip because Wissam, 3, has a very rare mitochondrial disease that affects every organ in her body and needs 24-hour care. The disease has no cure.
North York General Hospital's Paediatric Complex Care Clinic team, led by Dr. Ronik Kanani, Chief of Paediatrics, went above and beyond to make this overseas family reunion happen.
While the holiday season is a great time to celebrate with family and friends, it can also be a time for strained conversations and old arguments revisited. North York General Hospital Psychiatrist
Dr. Lara Propst gives us five tips on how to maintain harmony during the holidays.
In October, North York General Hospital installed state-of-the-art cardiac monitors in its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). These new monitors have the latest safety features and even a mobile option that allows parents to soothe their baby by walking around the unit.
In this new Roving Reporter video, watch NICU graduate Malcolm, his mother Elizabeth and NICU nurse Dawn demonstrate the new monitors.
While most of us look forward to enjoying the holidays at home, some will be spending their holidays at North York General Hospital.
There are many different ways our hospital makes the holidays brighter for those who can't be at home.
No one wants to get sick or injured over the holidays, but if you do, it's important to remember you have many health care options. A visit to the emergency department is not always the most appropriate place for treatment.