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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
Saturday
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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
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Marching to the beat of her own drum

When it came to choosing a career, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) nurse Jacqueline Terence forged her own path by combining her wide-ranging interests in health care, music and the military. Terence is both a registered nurse in the emergency department at HHS’ Hamilton General Hospital (HGH) and a drummer with the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders...

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Young man on road to recovery after HHS stem cell transplant

It has been a long haul for Scott Monds, a 26-year-old truck driver who in April was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia for the second time in three years. Both times, treatment included chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant at the Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre (JHCC). “Even going up the stairs I was losing...

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HHS physician leads deal to expand brain cancer research in Canada

The path of least resistance isn’t one travelled by Dr. Sheila Singh. “My mother always told me that I never took the easy way,” said Singh, a pediatric neurosurgeon at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) and a leading researcher into glioblastoma –an aggressive, incurable type of brain cancer that can affect people of any age. It’s...

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HHS chief scientist receives prestigious McLaughlin Medal from Royal Society of Canada

The chief scientist for Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) is among 16 eminent Canadian scientists, scholars and researchers being recognized by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) for outstanding achievements in advancing knowledge and understanding of the past and present. The RSC announced today that Dr. Salim Yusuf has been awarded the McLaughlin Medal for distinguished...

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Sounding the alarm on Ontario’s crisis in children’s health care

McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH) has partnered with other provincial children’s hospitals and organizations to lead the effort to bring attention to the impact of the pandemic on children and youth, and their families. Partners within the Children’s Healthcare Coalition have identified wait times and delays to care as urgent issues which will have lasting impacts...

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How to use a naloxone kit

By Harsit Patel, clinical pharmacist in the emergency department Opioid overdosing is the third leading cause of death in Ontario. In Hamilton, there has been an increase in emergency department visits and deaths due to opioid overdoses since 2016. Learn what to look out for and how to help if you suspect someone is having...

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Supporting children with ADHD

By Michelle McVittie, Child Life Specialist, Community Education Service, Child and Youth Mental Health Program at the Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre Being a parent is a very important job, but it doesn’t come with a manual. When your child struggles with behaviours and has trouble with impulsivity, following directions, handling big emotions and being...

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How to bring more calm and peace into your day

Written by Michelle McVittie, Child life Specialist, Community Education Service What does self-care mean to you? Do you feel the pressure of adding one more thing into your schedule? Do you feel guilty if you struggle to make time for yourself? Self-care is often misunderstood as spa days, vacation resorts, retail therapy, and book clubs...

Image of a child facing away in a yellow jacket
Updates

Sounding the alarm on Ontario’s crisis in children’s health care

McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH) has partnered with other provincial children’s hospitals and organizations to lead the effort to bring attention to the impact of the pandemic on children and youth, and their families. Partners within the Children’s Healthcare Coalition have identified wait times and delays to care as urgent issues which will have lasting impacts...

Updates

Our Child & Youth Mental Health team is here for you

September 10 is Suicide Prevention Day. Watch this video to find out what to expect if you come to the emergency department at McMaster Children’s Hospital for a mental health crisis. Jennifer McTaggart, Clinical Psychologist, McMaster Children’s Hospital Child & Youth Mental Health Program Some people worry about coming to the emergency department. If you’re...

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Back to School resource from McMaster Children’s Hospital

To support a safe return to school during this unusual time, experts from McMaster Children’s Hospital have created a series of videos for families. In this section of our website, you’ll find videos on a variety of topics including masking, distancing, hand washing, easing your child’s anxiety, and supporting children with autism. “Whether your child...

Nurse dressed in hospital scrubs, holding badge that represents her military promotion
Stories

Marching to the beat of her own drum

When it came to choosing a career, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) nurse Jacqueline Terence forged her own path by combining her wide-ranging interests in health care, music and the military. Terence is both a registered nurse in the emergency department at HHS’ Hamilton General Hospital (HGH) and a drummer with the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders...

Stem cell patient Scott Monds sits in his living room
Stories

Young man on road to recovery after HHS stem cell transplant

It has been a long haul for Scott Monds, a 26-year-old truck driver who in April was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia for the second time in three years. Both times, treatment included chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant at the Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre (JHCC). “Even going up the stairs I was losing...

Dr. Sheila Singh stands in a lobby
Stories

HHS physician leads deal to expand brain cancer research in Canada

The path of least resistance isn’t one travelled by Dr. Sheila Singh. “My mother always told me that I never took the easy way,” said Singh, a pediatric neurosurgeon at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) and a leading researcher into glioblastoma –an aggressive, incurable type of brain cancer that can affect people of any age. It’s...

Our People

WLMH rebuild is priority for new director of redevelopment projects

Bart DeVries and Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) go way back. It all started 17 years ago, when he first joined the Capital Development team. After a few role changes and opportunities outside of HHS, he found himself managing the Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre project (2012-2016). He’s now back after some time in the private...

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Our People

GPS volunteer is a friendly face at MCH

During Rasmi (Ras) Kokash’s volunteer orientation at McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH), his volunteer coordinator said something that stuck with him: this is a place where you have a lot of emotions going on. “Believe me, I live it every time I come here,” says Ras. He learned that if he could reduce the level of...

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Introducing a Registered Nurse specializing in digital health care

When COVID-19 arrived in Canada, employees in almost every field imaginable were suddenly faced with reinventing how they worked. For many, this included moving to a virtual, online workplace. “Health care was no exception,” said Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) registered nurse Carley Ouellette, who specializes in digital health care and is the research project nursing...

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