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    Markham Stouffville Hospital Receives Highest Award Possible from Accreditation Canada

    November 19, 2018
    MARKHAM, ON (November 19, 2018) – Accreditation Canada has issued a formal letter congratulating Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) for being awarded with Exemplary Standing, the highest award possible from the national quality standards organization.
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    Canada’s First In-Hospital Midwifery Unit Opens at Markham Stouffville Hospital

    June 26, 2018
    Families Served by Markham Stouffville Hospital Will Have Enhanced Paediatric Services Closer to Home. MARKHAM, ON (June 26, 2018) – Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH) will open Canada’s first Alongside Midwifery Unit (AMU) a dedicated birth centre operated by midwives on July 9, 2018.
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    Cardiac Care Close to Home

    June 1, 2018
    Imagine living just down the street from your community hospital, but it does not offer the test you need. Instead, you have to drive almost an hour to another hospital in the middle of winter.
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    Announcing Canada’s First In-Hospital Midwife Unit

    April 26, 2018
    Today, Dr. Helena Jaczek, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care announced the Ontario government’s support for Markham Stouffville Hospital’s (MSH) new Alongside Midwifery Unit (AMU), which provides more access to women choosing to have a midwife for their childbirth experience in a hospital setting for normal births for low risk healthy women.
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    And They’re Off

    April 16, 2018
    The MSH Trek team recently arrived in Kathmandu, Nepal to start their adventure of a life time. Below, Sarah Staples tells the story of their special guest, Peter Hillary.
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    My Journey to Everest Base Camp

    April 4, 2018
    I have had surgery, given birth and run a half marathon but trekking to Base Camp Mount Everest is the hardest thing I’ve ever done both mentally and physically.
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    What Accreditation Means for MSH

    April 4, 2018
    It’s a process that every hospital goes through and it’s something most people, including those new to healthcare, know nothing about. “Accreditation means we are held accountable as professionals to ensure that the quality of care a patient receives while they are in this hospital is better than average,” says Christina Wright, Accreditation Coordinator for.
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    MSH Receives CCHL 2018 Energy and Environmental Stewardship Award

    April 3, 2018
    The Canadian College of Health Leaders is delighted to announce Markham Stouffville Hospital as the 2018 recipient of the Energy and Environmental Stewardship Award.
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    Supporting Children with Speech Language Therapy Close to Home

    April 1, 2018
    When Patrick was two years old, he was quieter than his sister was at that age but it wasn’t until his mom, Tiziana, was talking to a colleague that she realized that there could be more than just a personality difference between her children.
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    Grateful Couple Gives Back After Receiving “First Class” Care

    April 1, 2018
    Gerry Clarkson had ovarian cancer. With her husband, Tom, by her side Gerry began chemotherapy at Markham Stouffville Hospital (MSH).