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Juravinski Cancer Centre

699 Concession Street Hamilton, ON L8V 5C2

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Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
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McMaster Children’s Hospital

1200 Main St W Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5

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Visiting hours are open
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Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre

325 Wellington St N Hamilton, ON L8L 0A4

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Operating hours are closed View Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
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West End Clinic/Urgent Care Centre

690 Main Street West Hamilton, ON L8S 1A4

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Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Charles and Margaret Juravinski show their love for Hamilton again

Charles and Margaret Juravinski have joined the fight against Covid-19 in Hamilton with a $3.3 million gift to accelerate Covid-19-related and brain health research as part of the newly formed Juravinski Research Institute in Hamilton. “We have seen a lot in our lives, and we know by now that there is more than enough ingenuity...

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Patient menu changes

Dear Patients, We are making some changes to nutrition services because we are anticipating a high number of patients in the next few weeks. Starting April 1, we will be going to one standard menu and meals will be automatically selected for you respecting your dietary requirements. Thank you for your understanding. To respond to...

A woman sits on the edge of her daughter's bed, speaking to a laptop computer. The girl in the bed wears glasses. The bed has railings to prevent falls.
Stories

Online appointments deliver care and peace of mind

As a mother of four, including two daughters with significant medical needs, Sara Pot has her hands full on the best of days. But last week, she still took the time to share a photo on social media showing a virtual appointment with her daughter’s health care team. “I wanted to assure families that might...

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Updates

Message from CEO, Rob MacIsaac on COVID-19

Our hospital is facing the challenge of our lifetime as the COVID-19 pandemic takes hold in our region. Our planning predicts high numbers of patients requiring hospital care in the weeks and months ahead, with many needing critical care for extended periods of time. Based on our projections, we’re well prepared to take on the...

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Updates

COVID-19 & Pregnancy

Concerned about COVID-19 and pregnancy? OB/GYN Dr. Dustin Costescu shares information and advice. I’m currently 36 weeks pregnant and kinda freaking out. Am I going to be ok? People’s pregnancy plans are changing rapidly, and you should know that you will, at most, have one support person during labour. In a local outbreak, even this...

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Health Tips

How to protect your child from fireplace burns

Fireplaces are great for keeping warm and adding ambiance to your home, especially around the holidays. Who doesn’t enjoy a roaring fire, after all? Young children, specifically infants and toddlers, may be drawn to the flames so it’s important to keep an eye on them at all times when a fire is lit. Before your...

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How to strengthen your pelvic floor

What are pelvic muscles? Pelvic muscles are located at the base of your core. They stretch like a trampoline or hammock from the pubic bone back to the tailbone. Pelvic muscles support the bladder, bowel and uterus. When these muscles contract, the organs are lifted and tightened, preventing accidental urination, bowel movements, and gas. When...

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Health Tips

Rashes in kids—when to worry

Rashes are a common source of visits to the doctor, especially among kids. Occasionally, they can be a sign of very serious illness. Most of the time, they’re just a mild annoyance. The trouble with rashes is that the difference between harmful and harmless rashes can be tough to spot. Dr. Anthony Crocco, Chief of...

portrait of Rob MacIsaac
Updates

Message from CEO, Rob MacIsaac on COVID-19

Our hospital is facing the challenge of our lifetime as the COVID-19 pandemic takes hold in our region. Our planning predicts high numbers of patients requiring hospital care in the weeks and months ahead, with many needing critical care for extended periods of time. Based on our projections, we’re well prepared to take on the...

An obstetrician/gynecologist stands in portrait.
Updates

COVID-19 & Pregnancy

Concerned about COVID-19 and pregnancy? OB/GYN Dr. Dustin Costescu shares information and advice. I’m currently 36 weeks pregnant and kinda freaking out. Am I going to be ok? People’s pregnancy plans are changing rapidly, and you should know that you will, at most, have one support person during labour. In a local outbreak, even this...

Empty waiting room with chairs and a plant
Updates

NO VISITORS: Changes to visiting guidelines due to COVID-19

Due to the changing situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19), Hamilton Health Sciences is taking special precautions to keep our patients, caregivers and staff safe. Changes now in effect – No Visitors Effective Friday, March 20 at noon, visitors will not be permitted at our hospitals. We are doing this to maintain a safe environment for...

Stories

Charles and Margaret Juravinski show their love for Hamilton again

Charles and Margaret Juravinski have joined the fight against Covid-19 in Hamilton with a $3.3 million gift to accelerate Covid-19-related and brain health research as part of the newly formed Juravinski Research Institute in Hamilton. “We have seen a lot in our lives, and we know by now that there is more than enough ingenuity...

Stories

Patient menu changes

Dear Patients, We are making some changes to nutrition services because we are anticipating a high number of patients in the next few weeks. Starting April 1, we will be going to one standard menu and meals will be automatically selected for you respecting your dietary requirements. Thank you for your understanding. To respond to...

A woman sits on the edge of her daughter's bed, speaking to a laptop computer. The girl in the bed wears glasses. The bed has railings to prevent falls.
Stories

Online appointments deliver care and peace of mind

As a mother of four, including two daughters with significant medical needs, Sara Pot has her hands full on the best of days. But last week, she still took the time to share a photo on social media showing a virtual appointment with her daughter’s health care team. “I wanted to assure families that might...

Collage of headshots featuring female health care researchers for International Women's Day
Our People

International Women’s Day: Changing lives through research

n International Women’s Day, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) is highlighting some of our many talented researchers who are changing lives through their work, and mentoring the next generation. These women are tackling real issues in health and medicine that span many diverse areas of care at HHS. Some areas of active research include cardiology, child...

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Our People

Introducing…a Neuropsychologist

Illnesses, injuries, and diseases of the brain and nervous system can affect the way a person feels, thinks, and behaves. A neuropsychologist evaluates and treats these people, examining how the brain and the rest of the nervous system influence a person’s thinking and behaviours. Dr. Nevena Simic is a clinical neuropsychologist in the Comprehensive Pediatric...

George Boyes, a biomedical technologist, working in his shop at MUMC.
Our People

Introducing… a biomedical technologist

George Boyes began working at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) 22 years ago at the Chedoke Hospital site. Before beginning his career at HHS, George worked as a structural airframe mechanic building MD80 and MD11 aircraft. He then apprenticed in tool and die making in Toronto prior to coming to HHS. “My duties here began [with]...

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