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News Releases 2018


December 18, 2018
Mississauga Hospital Expands Emergency Department
New Rapid Assessment Zone doubles in size and improves patient experience
(Mississauga, ON) – Today, Trillium Health Partners (THP) celebrated the opening of a new Rapid Assessment Zone (RAZ), marking the expansion of the Emergency Department (ED) at the Mississauga Hospital.
(News Release)

December 3, 2018
‘Senior care’ top of mind for Mississauga residents Trillium’s telephone town hall reveals
(Mississauga, ON) – Long-term care beds, wait times for hip and knee surgeries and other specialized needs for seniors were on the minds of community residents during a Trillium Health Partners (THP) Telephone Town Hall held on Tuesday, November 20th. Over 13,500 residents participated in the hour-long call hosted by THP’s President and CEO Michelle DiEmanuele alongside other senior leaders from the hospital.
(News Release)

November 22, 2018  
Credit Valley Hospital celebrates completion of 20 year expansion plan
Over 150,000 square feet of renovated space improves care and experience for patients
(Mississauga, ON) Today, Trillium Health Partners (THP) celebrated the completion of the third phase of its 20 year Credit Valley Hospital (CVH) expansion plan that has added more space to care for more patients. The Honourable Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario, the Honourable Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, the Honourable Monte McNaughton, Minister of Infrastructure, local Members of Provincial Parliament and community leaders joined front-line staff to mark the momentous occasion with an official ribbon cutting.
(Fact Sheet​)
(News Release)​


November 13, 2018  
Superhero IV poles designed to boost spirits of Trillium Health Partners’ paediatric patients
Western Ontario’s Fight Like Mason Foundation makes first donation in GTA
(Mississauga, ON) Trillium Health Partners (THP) celebrated a generous donation of 22 customized, kid-friendly IV poles – Mason’s Power Poles – from the Fight Like Mason Foundation to Credit Valley Hospital’s Paediatric unit and Paediatric Oncology Clinic and Mississauga Hospital’s Paediatric unit.
(News Release)

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Alexx Friesen, Child Life Specialist, Trillium Health Partners, Amelia Lawless, Patient, Credit Valley Hospital – POGO Clinic and Chantelle Bacon and Iain Macri, Fight Like Mason Foundation
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Paediatric Unit, Trillium Health Partners and Fight Like Mason Foundation
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Kid-friendly IV poles – Mason’s Power Poles

October 17, 2018 
Health Care Partnership in Mississauga Wins Prestigious Provincial Quality Award​
Cardiac patients leaving hospital sooner with more support in the home​
October 17, 2018 (Mississauga, ON) – Today, Trillium Health Partners (THP) and SE Health (SE), were awarded the prestigious 2018 Minister's Medal Honouring Excellence in Health Quality and Safety by Robin Martin, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care. THP and SE were awarded this distinct honour for their innovative cardiac program known as Putting Patients at the Heart (PPATH)
(News Release

October 2, 2018 
Trillium Health Partners Launches Annual Endowed Lecture
Named after former Mississauga Mayor, featured world-renowned researcher Dr. Edward H. Wagner
October 2, 2018 (Mississauga, ON) – Today, Trillium Health Partners (THP) hosted a first of its kind annual lecture in Mississauga, led by the hospital’s research institute, the Institute for Better Health (IBH). Launched at the Medical Psychiatry Alliance (MPA) annual conference, the lecture was attended by patients, families, health care providers and educators from the community, as well as The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto and THP
(News Release


September 17, 2018 

Partnership between Runnymede and Trillium Health Partners aimed at reducing wait times
September 17, 2018 (TORONTO/MISSISSAUGA) – Runnymede Healthcare Centre (Runnymede) and Trillium Health Partners (THP) are working together to reduce wait times and create more capacity to meet the needs of the communities they serve. Today, the partners announced the launch of a High Tolerance Short Duration Rehabilitation (HTSD Rehab) program at Runnymede that will increase access to much-needed rehabilitation care in the west Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and increase acute care capacity at THP to help address the growing demand for service.


June 28, 2018
Trillium Health Partners Physician Recognized in Canada’s Top 40 Under 40®
(Mississauga, ON) – Trillium Health Partners (THP) would like to congratulate
Dr. Vipan Nikore, Service Medical Director, Department of Medicine, Credit Valley Hospital, for being named a recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40® for 2018, published yesterday by BNN Bloomberg and the National Post.
(News Release)

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Dr. Vipan Nikore, Service Medical Director, Department of Medicine, Credit Valley Hospital

June 14, 2018  
Trillium Health Partners Sets Out a Plan for the Decade Ahead
Hospital commits to challenging the limits of what is possible for health and the human spirit
(Mississauga, ON) – Today at Trillium Health Partners’ (THP) Annual Community Address the hospital shared its successes from the past year and announced plans for the decade ahead with the launch of its new strategic plan.
The 2019-2029 Strategic Plan: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community, sets out how THP will build capacity inside and outside of its walls to reduce wait times and improve access to the care and services the community needs. It also focuses on improving quality and safety, and ensures smoother transitions between different health care providers through partnerships.
(News Release )

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Greg Grice, Board Chair, Trillium Health Partners speaks at Community Address
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Michelle DiEmanuele, President & CEO, Trillium Health Partners and newly elected Mississauga Members of Provincial Parliament
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Elder Cat Criger holds a blessing and smudging

June 6, 2018  
Innovative Cardiac Care Program Wins Distinguished National Award
Groundbreaking collaboration between Trillium Health Partners and Saint Elizabeth Health Care benefits more than 1,000 cardiac patients annually
(Mississauga, ON) – Trillium Health Partners’ (THP) Putting Patients at the Heart (PPATH) Program, in partnership with Saint Elizabeth Health Care, achieves national recognition as winner of the Canadian College of Health Care Leaders (CCHL), 3M Health Care Quality Team Award – Improvement Across a Health System. The award is highly prestigious and recognizes innovation, quality and teamwork for the purposes of fostering a better health care experience for patients.
(News Release )

April 27, 2018  
New Cultural Community Long-Term Care Home Approved in Mississauga
Historic partnership will create a first-of-its kind home for seniors
(Mississauga, ON) –– Today, the Honourable Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance and Member of Provincial Parliament for Mississauga South announced the Government of Ontario will award 320 new long-term care beds in Mississauga to a new partnership between Indus Community Services (Indus), Trillium Health Partners (THP), and Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care (Yee Hong).
(News Release )

March, 2018
Trillium Health Partners psychiatrist appointed to the Order of Ontario
(Mississauga, ON) – Trillium Health Partners is proud to announce that psychiatrist Dr. Dilkhush Panjwani has been named to the Order of Ontario, the highest honour in the province. This prestigious honour recognizes individuals for their outstanding commitment and contribution to the community.
(News Release)

February 13, 2018  
Trillium Health Partners Achieves Exemplary Status from Accreditation Canada
Unprecedented final score of 99.84%
(Mississauga, ON) –– Trillium Health Partners (THP) has received Accreditation with exemplary status by Accreditation Canada, the highest possible score. Throughout the week of November 13-17, 2017, THP welcomed six surveyors from Accreditation Canada. The surveyors visited 79 units and departments throughout the hospital, spending the week meeting with staff, professional staff, volunteers and learners.
(News Release )

Michelle DiEmanuele, President and CEO, Trillium Health Partners, along with staff and professional staff pose with Accreditation Canada certificate.

January 19, 2018
New Artwork Supports Healing Environment for Cancer Patients
Trillium Health Partners Unveils Generous Donation from ArtWorks for Cancer Foundation
(Mississauga, ON) –Yesterday, Trillium Health Partners (THP) and Trillium Health Partners Foundation (THPF) celebrated a generous donation of artwork today from ArtWorks for Cancer Foundation (AWFC) to the Queensway Health Centre’s Betty and Buster Lockwood Cancer Detection and Treatment Centre and the Credit Valley Hospital’s Michèle S. Darling Women’s Imaging and Assessment Centre.
(News Release)

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ArtWorks for Cancer Foundation and Project Team
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Original Work Created for the Hospital by Phillip Craig

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