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‘That is the way forward for well being care’: Newmarket hospital pairs with Toronto’s Princess Margaret Most cancers Care Community

Arden Krystal, president and CEO, Southlake and Dr.  Keith Stewart, VP Cancer, UHN and medical director of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, announces a new partnership.

Southlake is the primary hospital in Ontario to accomplice with the world-renowned Princess Margaret Most cancers Care Community.

The partnership, introduced in Newmarket on June 9, brings sources from one of many high 5 most cancers facilities on this planet to sufferers in York Area and Simcoe County by means of Southlake’s Stronach Regional Most cancers Centre.

Dr. Peter Anglin, Stronach’s Doctor Lead, stated Southlake sufferers can have entry to Princess Margaret’s experience and cutting-edge applied sciences with extra speedy dissemination of medical steerage, training and improvements.

“Southlake has all the time loved shut ties with Princess Margaret significantly in radiation oncology and malignant haematology. This new expanded relationship will improve entry to superior diagnostics, personalised drugs, and medical trials. We’re privileged to be the primary member of the Princess Margaret Most cancers Care Community,” he stated.

“We’re proud to Accomplice with Southlake to assist degree the taking part in discipline and guarantee sufferers have equitable alternatives to entry superior care no matter the place they reside.” added Dr. Andrea Bezjak, medical director of the Princess Margaret Care Community

Beneath an settlement signed Jan. 2022, Princess Margaret and the Stronach Regional Most cancers Heart at Southlake will work collectively to leverage each facilities’ respective strengths, sources, and experience.

Affected person care and therapy coated underneath the partnership will embrace collaborative care with simpler entry to medical recommendation and second opinions, entry to joint Multidisciplinary Most cancers Conferences so clinicians have extra assist on advanced affected person circumstances, remedies out there near the affected person’s house, sources in quite a lot of languages, and entry to Princess Margaret for extra advanced points

Well being-care suppliers can have entry to academic supplies, sources, custom-made programs and workshops.

That is the way forward for heath care, the place sharing and collaboration are the norm, stated Barb Steed, EVP Medical Providers, Southlake, and Regional Vice President, Central Regional Most cancers Program.

Princess Margaret Most cancers Centre, a part of the College Well being Community, is the most important complete most cancers heart in Canada with greater than 3,000 employees who see in extra of 400,000 affected person visits yearly.

Southlake gives look after one in all Ontario’s most quickly rising and getting older populations in northern York Area and south Simcoe County.