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C5 Trauma Ward

Attitude by Charles Swindoll
“We cannot change our past… we cannot change the fact that people will act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude… I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it.”

A traumatic event can be a terrifying experience for you and your family. Hospitalization involves many new faces and experiences in an unfamiliar setting. We hope this resource will help to answer some of your questions and reduce your fears by making you and your family more familiar with Sunnybrook's Tory Regional Trauma Centre and the trauma team of which you and your family are now a part.

Trauma, Emergency and Critical Care (TECC) Program

  1. To provide the best possible patient care and to assist patients to resume a productive place in society.
  2. To provide a facility for top-tier research activities to improve the quality of care for the trauma patient.
  3. To provide a facility with complete teaching programs and innovative education for health professionals and for members of the community.

In combining these specialties, the TECC Program builds upon a legacy of innovation and excellence. In 2008, the Board of Sunnybrook identified trauma as one of our five strategic priorities, thereby recognizing the hospital's international renown in this area and dedicating resources to its growth.

About the C5 Trauma Ward

The C5 Trauma Ward is a 36-bed unit able to handle even the most critically ill patients. The trauma team is made up of a group of highly skilled health care professionals including medical staff, nurses, a pharmacist, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, social workers and other support staff. There are also numerous other team members whose roles are vital, but may not participate directly in patient care.


We are located in C-wing, on the fifth floor.

Trauma patient education »