Hamilton Health Sciences is a community of 15,000 staff, physicians, researchers and volunteers that proudly serves southwestern Ontario residents. We also provide specialized, advanced care to people from across the province. We’re the only hospital in Ontario that cares for all ages, from pre-birth to end-of-life. We offer world-leading expertise in many areas, including cardiac and stroke care, cancer care, palliative care and pediatrics.

We are a world-renowned hospital for healthcare research. We focus daily on improving the quality of care for our patients through innovation and evidence-based practices.

As the largest employer in the Greater Hamilton region, we play a vital role in training the next generation of health professionals in collaboration with our academic partners, including McMaster University and Mohawk College.

Hamilton Health Sciences Sites

  • Hamilton General Hospital (HGH)
  • Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Centre (JHCC)
  • Main Street West Urgent Care Centre
  • McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH)
  • McMaster University Medical Centre (MUMC)
  • St. Peter’s Hospital (SPH)
  • West Lincoln Memorial Hospital (WLMH)
CORPORATE INFORMATION AND STATISTICS (fiscal year 17/18 unless otherwise indicated) HHS in Numbers
  • 52,419 admissions (was 52,266 in 16/17)
  • 4,062 babies born (was 4,075 in 16/17)
  • 26,789 surgeries (was 27,107 in 16/17)
  • 193,966 Emergency and Urgent Care Visits (was 188,217 in 16/17)
  • 13,259 employees (as of June 27, 2018)
  • 910 active physicians
  • 2,065 credentialed physicians
  • 1,200+ volunteers
  • 94,287 hours volunteered to help our patients and their families
  • Home to 461 researchers
  • And 1,590 research support staff