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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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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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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
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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
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Bosa Manojlovic standing outside the Juravinski Hospital
Our People

Introducing a sonographer

This profile is part of our Introducing MR Tech series to highlight the work of our diagnostic imaging unit. When Bosa Manojlovic was a student in the Mohawk College-McMaster University Medical Radiation Sciences collaborative program, she knew she wanted to work for Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS). “As a student, I always wanted an HHS placement...

COVID patient on her balcony
Stories

COVID patients supported with virtual care and remote home monitoring

A sip of coffee led Lynda Ferguson to suspect she might have COVID-19. “I normally love coffee but it tasted really terrible,” says Ferguson, a Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) COVID patient who was recently discharged from the Juravinski Hospital. Ferguson, 69, didn’t lose her sense of taste – a COVID symptom – but something was...

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Our People , Stories

“The journey will not always be easy but it will be worth it.”

This year’s Black History Month is taking place in the midst of a pandemic. We posed a range of questions to some of our colleagues, including how COVID-19 is impacting their lives, how they’re celebrating Black History Month, who their role models are and what insights they would share with young Black people considering a...

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Stories

With the vaccine rollout, perfect fairness won’t be possible

Originally published February 17, 2021, in The Globe and Mail By Dr. Bram Rochwerg My social media accounts are loaded with frustrated comments from health care workers across the country, upset over who’s getting the vaccine and who’s still waiting. That has me deeply worried about how things will go when we get into the...

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Environmental aides and porters bring “super focus” to battling COVID

Amy Stirling takes the time to talk to each patient as she works in their hospital room. She knows they miss their families while visitors are more restricted from the building. “I have formed close connections with patients just by being a friend they can talk to while I’m in their room cleaning,” she says....

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Health Tips

5 ways to make your mental health a priority

If you’re feeling isolated during the pandemic, you’re not alone. On Bell Let’s Talk Day, Lisa Cecckin, a social worker in Hamilton Health Sciences’ West Niagara Mental Health clinic, shares some tips to improve your mental health. Step away from your screens Many of us are working from home during the pandemic. We’re on our...

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Health Tips

New Year’s Resolution: Body Acceptance

The year 2020 has not been easy. Restrictions and changes as a result of the pandemic have placed additional stresses on our mental health. In particular, social media has amplified body image concerns for many. Constant talk of weight loss and healthy eating can shake our body confidence and redirect our valuable energy to focus...

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Health Tips

New Year’s Resolution: Family Screen Time

The start of a new year is a good time to consider a plan on how to incorporate things that are important to us, such as a healthier lifestyle. Family-oriented new year’s resolutions are a great way for parents to role model and teach their children about family values, beliefs, and goals. Dr. Sheri Nsamenang,...

Updates

Contest: Call for youth artwork

McMaster Children’s Hospital’s Child & Youth Mental Health Program invites community youth to submit artwork that captures themes of mental health, wellness, hope and support. Submit your artwork by March 14, 2021 for a chance to win one of five $100 prizes! Winning artwork that best captures these themes will appear in our Child and...

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Updates

Diagnostic imaging equipment at WLMH gets a new look

Having the right tools for the job is important in any line of work. In health care, diagnostic imaging (DI) tools are critical as they give clinicians an inside look at the problem they need to address. Access to DI equipment is always in demand to help address acute care needs and backlogs for procedures...

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Updates

Pre-screen for COVID-19 online before your visit

Pre-screen for COVID-19 from home and speed up the screening process at our sites.

COVID patient on her balcony
Stories

COVID patients supported with virtual care and remote home monitoring

A sip of coffee led Lynda Ferguson to suspect she might have COVID-19. “I normally love coffee but it tasted really terrible,” says Ferguson, a Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) COVID patient who was recently discharged from the Juravinski Hospital. Ferguson, 69, didn’t lose her sense of taste – a COVID symptom – but something was...

Five headshots of medical professionals and the Black History Month Canada logo
Our People , Stories

“The journey will not always be easy but it will be worth it.”

This year’s Black History Month is taking place in the midst of a pandemic. We posed a range of questions to some of our colleagues, including how COVID-19 is impacting their lives, how they’re celebrating Black History Month, who their role models are and what insights they would share with young Black people considering a...

Stock photo close up of a doctor vaccinating a patient
Stories

With the vaccine rollout, perfect fairness won’t be possible

Originally published February 17, 2021, in The Globe and Mail By Dr. Bram Rochwerg My social media accounts are loaded with frustrated comments from health care workers across the country, upset over who’s getting the vaccine and who’s still waiting. That has me deeply worried about how things will go when we get into the...

Bosa Manojlovic standing outside the Juravinski Hospital
Our People

Introducing a sonographer

This profile is part of our Introducing MR Tech series to highlight the work of our diagnostic imaging unit. When Bosa Manojlovic was a student in the Mohawk College-McMaster University Medical Radiation Sciences collaborative program, she knew she wanted to work for Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS). “As a student, I always wanted an HHS placement...

Five headshots of medical professionals and the Black History Month Canada logo
Our People , Stories

“The journey will not always be easy but it will be worth it.”

This year’s Black History Month is taking place in the midst of a pandemic. We posed a range of questions to some of our colleagues, including how COVID-19 is impacting their lives, how they’re celebrating Black History Month, who their role models are and what insights they would share with young Black people considering a...

Virtual care manager Kara Langdon, smiling
Our People

Introducing a virtual care manager

Telephone and video appointments weren’t options when Kara Langdon was a patient at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) nearly three years ago. Then along came COVID-19. Virtual care – including medical appointments by phone or video conferencing — has skyrocketed at HHS since last March. “We’ve seen a 1,500 per cent increase in the use of...

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Bosa Manojlovic, sonographer at Hamilton Health Sciences, always wanted to work in the medical field. "I liked the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - February 26
“I live alone, so it feels good having this connection with the hospital,” says Lynda Ferguson. She was recently di… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @2000_kyle - February 26
This is my friend and colleague Camille! She is probably one of the best humans to walk the earth. She is kind, com… https://t.co/cZT3Gmjh4W