William Osler Health System has over 800 beds and a health care team of over 4,000 staff, 700 physicians and 1100 volunteers. Osler provides programs and services to 1.3 million area residents in the growing and diverse communities they serve. William Osler Health System has three facilities – Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and Peel Memorial (currently being redeveloped).
Brampton - For the next 8 months, William Osler Health System will be bringing community health issues to life by engaging members of the public with free health education sessions. Featuring Osler health care experts, these free health education sessions will focus on how to manage, or live with common health issues and conditions.
On November 26, Cooking Healthy: Diabetes and You focuses on how to cook for people living with diabetes, while still enjoying the foods we all love. A second session, Healthy Holidays with Diabetes will provide helpful tips on how to properly manage diabetes during the holidays.
Cooking Healthy: Diabetes and You
Date: November 26 at 1:00pm Location: Punjabi Community Health Services, 2829 Derry Rd E., Malton, Ontario Speakers: Monica Chopra, Registered Dietitian and Jaswant Mrar-Hundal, Registered Nurse
• Parking and admission is free, please bring health card. Space is limited; to RSVP please contact (905) 494-2120 ext 57649
Healthy Holidays with Diabetes
Date: November 29 at 5:30pm Location: Brampton Civic Hospital in the Diabetes Education Centre, 2100 Bovaird Dr. E 3rd floor Rm. S.3.720 Leaf Wing Speakers: Denise Carr, Registered Dietitian and Brenda Thorne, Registered Nurse
• Parking and admission is free, please bring health card. Space is limited; to RSVP please contact (905) 494-6598
Over the next eight months, these community health education sessions will cover a range of topics for community members, ranging from how to better manage their health, to where and how to seek health advice, to what services are available and how to use these services properly. To view upcoming health sessions, please go to www.williamoslerhs.ca and click “Free Monthly Health Sessions: Learn How to Live Well with Osler”.
William Osler Health System is home to Canada’s premier community hospitals – Brampton Civic, Etobicoke General and Peel Memorial (under redevelopment) – and serves nearly one million residents of the communities of Brampton, Etobicoke, Malton, Caledon and surrounding areas.