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Juravinski Cancer Centre

699 Concession Street Hamilton, ON L8V 5C2

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Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
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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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Operating hours are closed View Hours
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
Closed
Sunday
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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
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mental health in children and youth – A patient’s story

In Grade 10, Talat Hakim started having panic attacks while speaking in class. Then, it started happening while lying in bed at night. He would let his thoughts wander and overwhelm him to the point of screaming out loud in terror. He started to miss school and fall behind, which only made his anxiety worse....

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McMaster Children’s Hospital Families: You’re Invited!

You’re invited to a Halloween party! Spirit Halloween is generously donating a variety of new costumes for inpatients and outpatients and their siblings! We welcome you to come choose a costume and wear it as you spend the evening celebrating Halloween with us! Join us for: Pumpkin painting Magician Face painting Snacks Halloween crafts Music...

Madison in a purple cast holding her doll's hand
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Surgeon creates custom doll cast for young patient with hip dysplasia

Two year old Madison has spent more time in the hospital than many people do in a lifetime. She was born with hip dysplasia, a condition where the hip joint doesn’t fit together properly, allowing it to become dislocated easily. “When she was 14-months old and started to walk, we noticed that she walked on...

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An Important Reminder: Book your Mammogram with the Ontario Breast Screening Program

By Dr. Terry Minuk, Regional Breast Imaging Lead, Regional Cancer Program   October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I am taking this opportunity to remind women to talk to their family doctor or nurse practitioner about getting checked for this disease. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in Canadian women, with one in...

Rob MacIsaac accepts a glass award
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HHS honoured for ten years of organ donation leadership

For the tenth year in a row, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) has been recognized for its leadership in organ donation performance. Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) – the Ontario agency that facilitates organ donation and transplant– presented the hospital with two performance awards at a ceremony this week. HHS received the Provincial Conversion Rate...

mammogram technologist demonstrates how mammogram works
Health Tips

An Important Reminder: Book your Mammogram with the Ontario Breast Screening Program

By Dr. Terry Minuk, Regional Breast Imaging Lead, Regional Cancer Program   October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I am taking this opportunity to remind women to talk to their family doctor or nurse practitioner about getting checked for this disease. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in Canadian women, with one in...

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Health Tips

Back to school with McMaster Children’s Hospital

Back to school can be a stressful time for parents and kids. Together with both school boards and the City of Hamilton, we've developed a downloadable booklet containing advice on a variety of topics like anxiety, vaccinations and allergies.

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Australia’s flu: What’s it have to do with you?

Dr. Jeff Pernica is an infectious disease specialist at Hamilton Health Sciences. There’s a lot of attention in the news right now about the flu season in Australia. Some are calling it the worst in years. Although this sounds scary, it’s important to understand what we can learn from Australia’s flu, and how we can...

Two children doing crafts in costume
Updates

McMaster Children’s Hospital Families: You’re Invited!

You’re invited to a Halloween party! Spirit Halloween is generously donating a variety of new costumes for inpatients and outpatients and their siblings! We welcome you to come choose a costume and wear it as you spend the evening celebrating Halloween with us! Join us for: Pumpkin painting Magician Face painting Snacks Halloween crafts Music...

Rob MacIsaac accepts a glass award
Stories , Updates

HHS honoured for ten years of organ donation leadership

For the tenth year in a row, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) has been recognized for its leadership in organ donation performance. Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) – the Ontario agency that facilitates organ donation and transplant– presented the hospital with two performance awards at a ceremony this week. HHS received the Provincial Conversion Rate...

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Main entrance of St. Peter’s Hospital closed temporarily

Update: The main entrance has been reopened. The Main Entrance of St. Peter’s Hospital (Maplewood Avenue), will be closed for two weeks for concrete and asphalt repair work. The main entrance will be temporarily relocated to the Lorne Street entrance, beginning on Monday September 23rd at 8:00am to Friday October 4th, 2019 at 4:00pm. See...

mental health words
Stories

Mental health in children and youth – A patient’s story

In Grade 10, Talat Hakim started having panic attacks while speaking in class. Then, it started happening while lying in bed at night. He would let his thoughts wander and overwhelm him to the point of screaming out loud in terror. He started to miss school and fall behind, which only made his anxiety worse....

Madison in a purple cast holding her doll's hand
Stories

Surgeon creates custom doll cast for young patient with hip dysplasia

Two year old Madison has spent more time in the hospital than many people do in a lifetime. She was born with hip dysplasia, a condition where the hip joint doesn’t fit together properly, allowing it to become dislocated easily. “When she was 14-months old and started to walk, we noticed that she walked on...

Rob MacIsaac accepts a glass award
Stories , Updates

HHS honoured for ten years of organ donation leadership

For the tenth year in a row, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) has been recognized for its leadership in organ donation performance. Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) – the Ontario agency that facilitates organ donation and transplant– presented the hospital with two performance awards at a ceremony this week. HHS received the Provincial Conversion Rate...

Elizabeth talks to a patient
Our People

Introducing a nurse navigator in the Breast Assessment Centre

Cancer diagnoses aren’t always black and white. Many people go through several steps to confirm they do, in fact have cancer. During that process, there may be additional tests to complete, appointments to attend, and decisions to make. Elizabeth Vandesompele is a welcome support along the way at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre’s (JHCC) Breast...

A research scientist cares for a patient in his office.
Our People

Introducing… a research scientist

Strokes have become the number one cause of long-term disability among Canadians. As our population gets older, it becomes more prevalent. As a research scientist, Dr. Ashkan Shoamanesh devotes most of his time to understanding the impact strokes have on people. Particularly those arising from bleeding in the brain. “Our team is trying to find...

John Korver looks through a microscope
Our People , Stories

Lab employee celebrates 50 years at HHS

When John Korver first started working at Hamilton General Hospital in 1969, the lab was still in the Victoria St. Wing—a drafty old building that had been around since the late 1800s. “When I walked into the General in 1969, people were smoking in the lab—working on specimens with a cigarette hanging out of their...

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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - October 10
Workplace mental health is important to us. That's why we're proud to participate in @CivicActionGTHA's… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - October 10
On #WorldMentalHealthDay, we spoke with a youth patient at HHS about his struggle growing up with anxiety. hamiltonhealthsciences.ca/share/child-an…
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @RobMacIsaac - October 9
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - October 9
We're excited to be making more progress on this project! twitter.com/ONThealth/stat…