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Juravinski Cancer Centre

699 Concession Street Hamilton, ON L8V 5C2

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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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Smile with your eyes & tag us in your #maskie

Thank you for sharing your Smile With Your Eyes #maskie photos with us on social media! Whether you made it yourself or bought it, whether it’s made of cloth or hospital-grade, wearing your mask with pride shows that we’re all in this together! Why is it important to wear a mask? To keep our hospitals...

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Pandemic pay-it-forward fundraiser a success

Imagine turning $4000 into $50,000 to help feed people in your community. That’s just what a team of HHS Respiratory Therapists (RTs) did during the recent #HCWS4FOOD fundraising campaign. Stepping up to the challenge The group raised $4,221 for Hospital 2 Home’s food division, during the period of June 12 – July 3. The H2H...

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7 tips to healthier eating in challenging times

Eating healthy in uncertain times can be challenging – especially when there are barriers like tight finances, limitations in grocery shopping, limited food supply, boredom, fluctuations in mood and appetite, and changes in physical health. Yet it’s important that we do not forget about our food intake. Why and how we eat can be as...

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Protecting your health and well-being during the pandemic

The year 2020 has proven to be an unprecedented time and has brought with it challenges the likes of which we’ve not seen in our lifetime. With the onslaught of COVID-19, the normal course of life has been disrupted globally. This has included a major impact to the health and welfare of all. Physical distancing...

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Virtual developmental assessments provide security of home environment

Like many children, three-year-old Georgia loves car rides, playing with dolls, singing and dancing. But challenging behaviours such as screaming and banging her head, and some developmental delays in speech caused Georgia’s mom Sarah Ross to bring her to their family doctor. Ross was referred to the Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnostic Hub at Ron Joyce...

A woman eats a bowl of fruit in her kitchen
Health Tips

7 tips to healthier eating in challenging times

Eating healthy in uncertain times can be challenging – especially when there are barriers like tight finances, limitations in grocery shopping, limited food supply, boredom, fluctuations in mood and appetite, and changes in physical health. Yet it’s important that we do not forget about our food intake. Why and how we eat can be as...

A woman stands on a balcony with green trees in the background, wearing a navy blue shirt and a hospital
Health Tips

Protecting your health and well-being during the pandemic

The year 2020 has proven to be an unprecedented time and has brought with it challenges the likes of which we’ve not seen in our lifetime. With the onslaught of COVID-19, the normal course of life has been disrupted globally. This has included a major impact to the health and welfare of all. Physical distancing...

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Eight ergonomics tips for working from home

Working from home is a new reality for many people during the pandemic. Working outside the traditional office space for extended periods of time can create unique challenges for our bodies but the advice developed by the ergonomists at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) provides easy strategies that can help keep you working comfortably and productively. “One...

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Smile with your eyes & tag us in your #maskie

Thank you for sharing your Smile With Your Eyes #maskie photos with us on social media! Whether you made it yourself or bought it, whether it’s made of cloth or hospital-grade, wearing your mask with pride shows that we’re all in this together! Why is it important to wear a mask? To keep our hospitals...

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Progress continues on Adult Stem Cell Transplant Unit construction

Progress continues to be made on construction of the expanded Adult Stem Cell Transplant Unit at the Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre (JHCC). Completion is expected this fall. The new unit will offer: A new 15-bed inpatient unit for patients undergoing stem cell transplants and other complex malignant hematology cancer treatments. Expanded oncology day services,...

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Reintroducing visitors to inpatient units

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. In March, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) implemented a no-visitor policy with some very limited exceptions, after the province strongly recommended that acute care settings only allow essential visitors as a means...

Group of respiratory therapists holding a fundraising cheque
Our People , Stories

Pandemic pay-it-forward fundraiser a success

Imagine turning $4000 into $50,000 to help feed people in your community. That’s just what a team of HHS Respiratory Therapists (RTs) did during the recent #HCWS4FOOD fundraising campaign. Stepping up to the challenge The group raised $4,221 for Hospital 2 Home’s food division, during the period of June 12 – July 3. The H2H...

Georgia pictured with her mother, father and grandfather
Stories

Virtual developmental assessments provide security of home environment

Like many children, three-year-old Georgia loves car rides, playing with dolls, singing and dancing. But challenging behaviours such as screaming and banging her head, and some developmental delays in speech caused Georgia’s mom Sarah Ross to bring her to their family doctor. Ross was referred to the Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnostic Hub at Ron Joyce...

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HHS GERAS co-designs a ‘smart’ hospital bed

Norwegian-based Ably Medical can rest easier, thanks to feedback from Hamilton Health Sciences on the world’s first ‘smart’ hospital bed, developed by the Scandinavian company. The Ably Bed was designed to assist caregivers as well as patients, since its technology is intended to help prevent pressure ulcers and falls, and help reduce injuries to nursing...

Group of respiratory therapists holding a fundraising cheque
Our People , Stories

Pandemic pay-it-forward fundraiser a success

Imagine turning $4000 into $50,000 to help feed people in your community. That’s just what a team of HHS Respiratory Therapists (RTs) did during the recent #HCWS4FOOD fundraising campaign. Stepping up to the challenge The group raised $4,221 for Hospital 2 Home’s food division, during the period of June 12 – July 3. The H2H...

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Temporary warehouse offers much needed storage space during pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic spread worldwide, sourcing and storing large amounts of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) became a critical challenge for many health care providers across the country – and Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) was no exception. “The standard for using PPE has changed with our response to controlling the risk and spread of COVID-19.”...

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Good news for sepsis patients

When the federal government announced today that it is investing $5.7 million in a new, national research network to study sepsis, those celebrating included Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) nurse Denise Werner and Dr. Alison Fox-Robichaud. As a cardiac surgical Intensive Care Unit nurse at Hamilton General Hospital, Werner treats patients diagnosed with sepsis – a...

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