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Juravinski Cancer Centre

699 Concession Street Hamilton, ON L8V 5C2

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McMaster Children’s Hospital

1200 Main St W Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5

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Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre

325 Wellington St N Hamilton, ON L8L 0A4

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8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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8:00 am - 7:30 pm
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West End Clinic/Urgent Care Centre

690 Main Street West Hamilton, ON L8S 1A4

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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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WLMH’s `Surgeon of the Week’ program brings city docs to community hospital

Surgeons from Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) two largest hospitals are travelling to Grimsby on a regular basis, bringing their specialized surgical skills and expertise to patients at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital (WLMH). “Our WLMH patients really appreciate this approach.” The 10 surgeons from the Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre (JHCC) and Hamilton General Hospital (HGH)...

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A season for The Gift of Health

  Pearl Veenema is the Chief Executive Officer of Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation. You can feel the excitement building as the holidays approach. The air is filled with anticipation for the best of the season, including treasured family traditions, good food and the exchange of gifts. But beneath the glitter and busyness of the holidays,...

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Curried carrot and lentil dip – wintertime kid-friendly recipe for snacking

This year, McMaster Children’s Hospital’s (MCH) Children’s Exercise and Nutrition Centre is working with Meant2Prevent – a youth diabetes prevention initiative – on helping families discover delicious and healthy recipes. Type 2 diabetes is increasing among children and youth in Canada and this partnership was borne out of the need to raise awareness. “Preventing type...

Amber Chrastina with her daughter Rayna
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Stroke patient urges others to remember “FAST” assessment

October 20 started out as a normal day for Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) patient Amber Chrastina. The administrative assistant from Welland began the morning at her local pool, swimming lengths before work. “My goal was to swim across Lake Erie in 2022,” says Chrastina, 46, who had just started her training regimen a couple of weeks...

Patient, Theressa with her five kids who helped her through a flesh eating disease disgnosis
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An unexpected encounter with flesh-eating disease

Theressa (Tisha) Dayap-Berrio made a trip to Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) West End Urgent Care Centre in August for a painful sore in an unusual spot: her left buttocks. She had no idea how she got it. She thought she would just be given a prescription for antibiotics or something topical and continue on with...

Thumbnail image from recipe video showing final recipe product, curried carrot and lentil dip in a brown bowl with pita and sliced veggies
Health Tips

Curried carrot and lentil dip – wintertime kid-friendly recipe for snacking

This year, McMaster Children’s Hospital’s (MCH) Children’s Exercise and Nutrition Centre is working with Meant2Prevent – a youth diabetes prevention initiative – on helping families discover delicious and healthy recipes. Type 2 diabetes is increasing among children and youth in Canada and this partnership was borne out of the need to raise awareness. “Preventing type...

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Tips for parents preparing their child for the COVID-19 vaccine

  Edited video transcript Hi everyone. My name is Tracy Akitt and I am a child life specialist at McMaster Children’s Hospital in Hamilton. Today joining me I have Charlie and her mom Jenny and they’ve come here to show you what to expect when you go for your vaccine. Wear the right clothes Most...

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What you need to know about COVID-19 booster shots

COVID-19 booster shots, also referred to as a person’s third COVID vaccine, are now available for specific groups of people. A booster shot is not required for a person to be considered fully immunized – but it might be beneficial for certain individuals. Hamilton Health Sciences infectious diseases specialist and microbiologist Dr. Fiona Smaill tells...

Gift Of Health 2021 Advertisement
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A season for The Gift of Health

  Pearl Veenema is the Chief Executive Officer of Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation. You can feel the excitement building as the holidays approach. The air is filled with anticipation for the best of the season, including treasured family traditions, good food and the exchange of gifts. But beneath the glitter and busyness of the holidays,...

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HHS becomes a Choosing Wisely hospital

Hamilton Health Sciences has achieved success in its efforts to ensure staff and physicians reduce the number of unnecessary tests and treatments. The organization is now officially a Level 1 Choosing Wisely hospital. The designation means HHS was recognized for implementing several recommendations that improve quality of care. Choosing Wisely Canada is a national campaign...

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Remembering the life and legacy of Dr. Peter Dent

Our team is remembering the life and legacy of Dr. Peter Dent following his passing late last week. Dr. Dent was known across our hospital community in many capacities – as a pediatrician, professor, researcher, innovator, mentor, community leader, care provider, and father. Among the countless achievements made during his 50-year medical career, which includes...

Surgeon of the Week team members
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WLMH’s `Surgeon of the Week’ program brings city docs to community hospital

Surgeons from Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) two largest hospitals are travelling to Grimsby on a regular basis, bringing their specialized surgical skills and expertise to patients at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital (WLMH). “Our WLMH patients really appreciate this approach.” The 10 surgeons from the Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre (JHCC) and Hamilton General Hospital (HGH)...

Amber Chrastina with her daughter Rayna
Stories

Stroke patient urges others to remember “FAST” assessment

October 20 started out as a normal day for Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) patient Amber Chrastina. The administrative assistant from Welland began the morning at her local pool, swimming lengths before work. “My goal was to swim across Lake Erie in 2022,” says Chrastina, 46, who had just started her training regimen a couple of weeks...

Patient, Theressa with her five kids who helped her through a flesh eating disease disgnosis
Stories

An unexpected encounter with flesh-eating disease

Theressa (Tisha) Dayap-Berrio made a trip to Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) West End Urgent Care Centre in August for a painful sore in an unusual spot: her left buttocks. She had no idea how she got it. She thought she would just be given a prescription for antibiotics or something topical and continue on with...

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“End-of-life care on the patient’s terms”

The Assisted Dying Resource and Assessment Service team (ADRAS) at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) helps patients and their families on their journey with Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD). MAiD is a medical procedure that involves the administration of medications to intentionally and safely end the life of an adult patient who consents to the procedure,...

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Helping our littlest patients breathe

There is no such thing as a typical day in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH). Why? Because this unit is for infants who are born requiring critical care, many of whom are born prematurely. The care of a premature or critically ill newborn can change rapidly and unpredictably requiring...

Dr. Meredith Lynch
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Introducing a Breast Radiologist

Dr. Meredith Lynch plays a key role in catching breast cancers early, when they’re smaller and easier to treat. “I became interested in breast health when I was a medical student,” says Lynch, a radiologist at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre (JHCC), where her work includes reading mammograms, x-rays, ultrasounds, CT...

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