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    The mobile foot clinic bus parked outside a Markham community centre.

    Mobile Diabetes Foot Care Bus Launches in Markham and Stouffville

    June 8, 2023
    New service offering provides high-quality foot care to people living with diabetes, closer to home We are pleased to announce the introduction of a new Mobile Diabetes Foot Care Clinic in Markham and Stouffville.
    Joyce sits in a chair at home and looks at the SeamlessMD app on an iPad.

    A seamless experience navigating the patient journey

    June 7, 2023
    Joyce was scheduled for a total knee replacement with Dr. Syed Haider on March 7.
    Maggy Bell gives the thumbs up inside a hospital hallway with a row of bassinets lined up behind her.

    Compassionate care from Oak Valley Health employee leads to baby bassinets sent to Africa in partnership with Hope and Healing International

    June 6, 2023
    For three weeks, Maggy Bell, executive assistant and coordinator, executive offices, came to work everyday at Oak Valley Health’s Markham Stouffville Hospital and noticed a lineup of bassinets in the hallway leading to The Stollery Family Centre for Childbirth & Children, where she provided administrative support at the time.
    A women participates in a demonstration of a vaginal birth while a another women helps guide and explain.

    New grant helps midwifery-led postpartum program research mental health and addiction services for the perinatal population

    June 5, 2023
    Our midwifery-led postpartum program was the successful recipient of a $40,000 grant earlier this year from Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team.
    image of flowers and oak valley health's groundskeeper, terry king

    Tips for a beautiful outdoor space to enjoy all spring and summer long

    May 16, 2023
    As we get ready to enjoy warmer weather and longer days, we are sharing some tips to make your outdoor space a beautiful place to spend your time. Our resident groundskeeper and maintenance assistant, Terry King, manages over 10,000 square feet of outdoor space around the hospital for patients, staff, and the community to enjoy.
    Group photo of Franco Ng, Sue Bonk and Pallas Chan for Nursing Week Award.

    Congratulations to our 2023 Nursing Week Awards recipients

    May 16, 2023
    Congratulations to our 2023 Nursing Week Awards recipients! Each year, we ask our staff to nominate their peers who they feel are most deserving of recognition and celebration during National Nursing Week. This year, we acknowledged Franco Ng for the Rising Star Nursing Award, Sue Bonk for the Award for Excellence in Clinical Nursing Practice,.
    team photo of oak valley health quality improvement plan department

    Oak Valley Health’s 2023/24 Quality Improvement Plan

    May 16, 2023
    Each year, as part of the Excellent Care for All Act (2010) all hospitals publicly post quality improvement plans to the provincial government to track improvement performance across the system.
    Combined head shots of Dianne and Jackline on a green and yellow background.

    Two Oak Valley Health nurses receive honourable mentions for 2023 Nursing Hero Award

    May 12, 2023
    Every year, Hospital News, a Canadian health care newspaper, asks for nominations for their Nursing Hero Award. This award is a salute to outstanding nurses throughout Canada who have made a difference in the lives of patients, their families, or those who they work with.
    Dr. Popa attends to a patient sitting down. Dr. Popa is checking their back and chest using both hands.

    New Community Health Clinic opens to serve Markham and Stouffville area residents in need of primary care

    May 9, 2023
    The clinic will provide primary health care to patients until they are able to find a family doctor or nurse practitioner Oak Valley Health, in partnership with the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (EYRND OHT) and Well Plus Compounding Pharmacy, is pleased to announce the opening of a new Community Health Clinic....
    Terri talks with a nurse inside a hospital hallway.

    Celebrating Nursing Week with Terri Stuart-McEwan, Vice President, Clinical Programs and Chief Nurse Executive

    May 8, 2023
    Nursing has always been a part of Terri’s life. Her mother and stepmother were both nurses, and her eldest daughter also became a nurse, following in her mother’s footsteps.