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1200 Main St W Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5

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Early intervention is critical for children with developmental delays

About 1 in 6 children experience developmental delays. View our fact sheet. McMaster Children’s Hospital’s (MCH) Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre (RJCHC) wants you to know: children and toddlers may be struggling during the pandemic, but there are services in place to support you and your family if you notice your child might be missing...

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Introducing a specialty champion for Project Odyssey

Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) is less than a year away from launching Epic, a fully digital hospital information system (HIS) that will enhance patient safety and enable more integrated, patient-centred health care. Project Odyssey is HHS’ journey to getting there in June 2022. Dr. Sophie Corriveau is a respirologist, internist and cystic fibrosis physician at...

Anoop Chugh and his son
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Early COVID patient beats the odds, matches “dreamworld” experience to reality

To say Anoop Chugh went through a lot is an understatement. He was so ill with COVID-19 during the pandemic's first wave that he required a ventilator and life support.

Jupnoor poses for a photo with her brother Sukhman
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Specialized care for siblings

Many siblings share a special bond. For Sukhman and Jupnoor of Stoney Creek, their bond is tied to the life-altering care they both receive at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS). Sukhman’s story Sukhman, now 19, was born prematurely at 25 weeks via emergency cesarean section (C-section) in Brampton before being transferred to the Neonatal Intensive Care...

Nurse, Mikeera Dobson having a video call from the command centre for the surgical transitions program
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Monitoring surgical patients while recovering at home

This spring, when ICU space was limited due to the pandemic, Diana Brozovic required surgery. She had a cancerous tumor attached to the outer wall of her stomach that needed to be removed. Her surgery at Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre (JHCC) went well and thanks to the surgical transitions program,...

Health Tips

Sun protection tips with skin cancer specialist

Melanoma is one of the most preventable forms of cancer. Stay sun-safe this summer with tips from skin cancer specialist, Dr. Elaine McWhiter.

Collage image of four members of the youth advisory council. From left to right: Raynham, Megan, Illyria, and Eric.
Health Tips , Stories

Youth Advisory Council: Taking care of your mental health during COVID-19

The McMaster Children’s Hospital Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is a volunteer committee of youth, aged 12-18 years old, who have some knowledge or experience with MCH as a former patient or sibling. The purpose of the council is to provide a voice from youth themselves in advocating for MCH patients by providing feedback on quality...

Collage photo of Doctor Eva Lonn and Doctor Kelvin Ng. Image reads Stroke Month and Hypertension across the top of the image.
Health Tips

Lower your blood pressure to avoid risk of stroke

June is stroke awareness month. A stroke is when blood stops reaching any part of the brain, damaging brain cells. It is a medical emergency and requires the right care, right away. Hypertension – or high blood pressure – is a major risk factor for stroke, kidney disease, heart attacks and other heart issues. In...

Developmental Assessments
Updates

Early intervention is critical for children with developmental delays

About 1 in 6 children experience developmental delays. View our fact sheet. McMaster Children’s Hospital’s (MCH) Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre (RJCHC) wants you to know: children and toddlers may be struggling during the pandemic, but there are services in place to support you and your family if you notice your child might be missing...

Media Room , Updates

West Lincoln Memorial Hospital Celebrates Historic Launch of Computed Tomography (CT) Scanner

WEST NIAGARA, ON – Today, members of Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS), West Lincoln Memorial Hospital (WLMH) site and local community gathered virtually to officially launch the first-ever Computed Tomography (CT) scanner in the site’s history. The CT scanner has been in planning since WLMH joined the HHS family of hospitals in 2014. Demand for CT...

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A year like no other, a team like no other

Hamilton Health Sciences issues Community Report and Environmental Performance Report

Our People , Stories

Introducing a specialty champion for Project Odyssey

Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) is less than a year away from launching Epic, a fully digital hospital information system (HIS) that will enhance patient safety and enable more integrated, patient-centred health care. Project Odyssey is HHS’ journey to getting there in June 2022. Dr. Sophie Corriveau is a respirologist, internist and cystic fibrosis physician at...

Anoop Chugh and his son
Stories

Early COVID patient beats the odds, matches “dreamworld” experience to reality

To say Anoop Chugh went through a lot is an understatement. He was so ill with COVID-19 during the pandemic's first wave that he required a ventilator and life support.

Jupnoor poses for a photo with her brother Sukhman
Stories

Specialized care for siblings

Many siblings share a special bond. For Sukhman and Jupnoor of Stoney Creek, their bond is tied to the life-altering care they both receive at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS). Sukhman’s story Sukhman, now 19, was born prematurely at 25 weeks via emergency cesarean section (C-section) in Brampton before being transferred to the Neonatal Intensive Care...

Our People , Stories

Introducing a specialty champion for Project Odyssey

Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) is less than a year away from launching Epic, a fully digital hospital information system (HIS) that will enhance patient safety and enable more integrated, patient-centred health care. Project Odyssey is HHS’ journey to getting there in June 2022. Dr. Sophie Corriveau is a respirologist, internist and cystic fibrosis physician at...

Emilie Sheppard outside the Regional Rehabilitation Centre. White blazer and black shirt.
Our People

Introducing a neuropsychologist in Acquired Brain Injury Community Services

Dr. Emilie Sheppard is a neuropsychologist in the Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Community Services team at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS). She completed her residency with the hospital in 2017, then worked in the private sector before returning to HHS this past February. June is Brain Injury Awareness Month. We spoke to Sheppard about what moved...

Collage showing doctor Patricia Farrugia, Colleen Montour, and Stephenie Rowe Jansz. Text at the top reads June 21 National Indigenous Peoples Day.
Our People

National Indigenous Peoples Day a reminder of the need for reconciliation and education

June is National Indigenous History Month, and June 21 marks National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada. The telling and sharing of stories is an important tradition for many Indigenous Peoples around the world. We asked a few of our staff from the Indigenous Peoples community to share their own stories and perspectives to celebrate and...

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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - July 27
Our COVID-19 Assessment Centre located at the West End Clinic has closed. Thank you to our staff for facilitating o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - July 26
With COVID-19 cases declining and vaccination rates rising, we’ve loosed our Family Presence Guidelines. As of tod… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - July 26
We’re hiring an HIS Training Manager for our new Hospital Information System (HIS) project team. Learn more about t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - July 26
With COVID-19 cases declining and vaccination rates rising, we’ve loosed our Family Presence Guidelines. As of tod… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - July 26
Want to join our team? Join our webinar on Thursday to hear from nursing staff and ask questions! Webinar ID: 680… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…