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Juravinski Cancer Centre

699 Concession Street Hamilton, ON L8V 5C2

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Operating hours are open View Hours
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
Sunday
Closed
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McMaster Children’s Hospital

1200 Main St W Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5

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Visiting hours are open
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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 open 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
Closed
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West End Clinic/Urgent Care Centre

690 Main Street West Hamilton, ON L8S 1A4

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Operating hours are open View Hours
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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McMaster Children’s Hospital brings patient safety initiative beyond borders

As leaders in patient safety and quality improvement in Canada, McMaster Children’s Hospital partnered with global healthcare institutions to bring their expertise beyond borders.

patient stands with his wife after brain surgery
Stories

A patient shares his cancer journey and its impact on his mental health

Facing cancer can be highly stressful for patients and their family members. People face a range of emotions including sadness, loss, loneliness, anger, relief, gratitude, fatigue, numbness, and fear. And these feelings can persist for one to five years after active cancer treatment. Alexander’s Cancer Journey Alexander was first diagnosed with cancer shortly after he...

Staff from the pain clinic pose with their award
Stories

Aboriginal Health Centre honours HHS Pain Clinic

Hamilton Health Sciences’ Michael G. DeGroote Chronic Pain Clinic was recently honoured with the 2019 Partnership Award by De dwa de dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre. The award is presented for “outstanding commitment to collaboration for the benefit of the health and well-being of Indigenous peoples.” Committed to culturally appropriate care In 2017, the clinic...

Ciaran in an incubator, just a bit bigger than his mom's hand
Stories

Thriving 15 years after Infant-Parent Program

Stacey King vividly remembers the weeks before her son was born. She was on bedrest at McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH), hooked up to monitors, hoping he would wait just a little longer to come out. Her two previous babies were born so early they didn’t survive. She wanted more than anything for this time to...

Updates

Shortened treatment promising for early-stage breast cancer

A shorter course of higher-dose radiation treatment to part of the breast is showing promise in women with early-stage breast cancer who undergo breast-conserving surgery, says a study led by Hamilton researchers. Accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) sees larger doses of radiation delivered to parts of the breast affected by cancer. This treatment takes place...

Dr. Bill Krizmanich, Hamilton Health Sciences emergency physician
Health Tips

Three things an ER doctor wants you to know

Do you know what healthcare options are available to you in Hamilton? Emergency doctor Dr. Bill Krizmanich shares three things you should remember the next time you're looking for medical care.

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...

a flatlay of back to school materials, including an iPad that says Back to School
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.

Updates

Shortened treatment promising for early-stage breast cancer

A shorter course of higher-dose radiation treatment to part of the breast is showing promise in women with early-stage breast cancer who undergo breast-conserving surgery, says a study led by Hamilton researchers. Accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) sees larger doses of radiation delivered to parts of the breast affected by cancer. This treatment takes place...

Drs. Kersten de Wit and Clive Kearon
Updates

Better way to interpret blood tests reduces CT scans to diagnose blood clots

Hamilton researchers have found a new way to interpret blood test results in patients who are investigated for blood clots in their lungs, a condition known as pulmonary embolism. This new approach applies to D-dimer blood tests, which are used by physicians to rule out the presence of a blood clot. Researchers found that a...

Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, the Honourable Christine Elliott stands at a podium making an announcement
Updates

Hamilton Health Team chosen as one of first in Ontario to move forward with health team model

The Ontario government announced today that Hamilton will be one of the first communities in Ontario to move forward with establishing an Ontario Health Team. The Honourable Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health made the announcement today at the David Braley Health Sciences Centre, before an audience that included patient advisors and other...

Group of healthcare professionals at a lunch table
Stories

McMaster Children’s Hospital brings patient safety initiative beyond borders

As leaders in patient safety and quality improvement in Canada, McMaster Children’s Hospital partnered with global healthcare institutions to bring their expertise beyond borders.

patient stands with his wife after brain surgery
Stories

A patient shares his cancer journey and its impact on his mental health

Facing cancer can be highly stressful for patients and their family members. People face a range of emotions including sadness, loss, loneliness, anger, relief, gratitude, fatigue, numbness, and fear. And these feelings can persist for one to five years after active cancer treatment. Alexander’s Cancer Journey Alexander was first diagnosed with cancer shortly after he...

Staff from the pain clinic pose with their award
Stories

Aboriginal Health Centre honours HHS Pain Clinic

Hamilton Health Sciences’ Michael G. DeGroote Chronic Pain Clinic was recently honoured with the 2019 Partnership Award by De dwa de dehs nye>s Aboriginal Health Centre. The award is presented for “outstanding commitment to collaboration for the benefit of the health and well-being of Indigenous peoples.” Committed to culturally appropriate care In 2017, the clinic...

Porter, Alleyne Francis, pushes a wheelchair
Our People

Introducing…the dancing porter

If you spend a lot of time at McMaster Children’s Hospital, chances are you’ve spotted Alleyne Francis. He’s hard to miss. While most people walk or wheel down the halls, Alleyne dances. With a big grin on his face, he parades, shimmies, and glides to his destination. It’s hard not to smile when you see...

A learning technology specialist stands in front of library stacks.
Our People

Introducing… a learning technology specialist

Ensuring 13,000 people are properly trained so they can continue to provide top-notch care to patients is a tall order. When Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) updated its learning management system last year, it needed someone to ensure its success. The e-learning system is used by staff and doctors to stay up to date on topics...

Noelle Leslie smiles for a photo.
Our People , Stories

Donors enabling the transition from patient to employee

Noelle Leslie has a unique understanding of the patient experience at Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre (RJCHC). Born with cerebral palsy (CP), Noelle spent much of her childhood visiting Chedoke Hospital, which housed the services now offered at RJCHC. She received speech therapy and physiotherapy, and was an active member of the Youth Advisory Council....

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