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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
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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
Closed
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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
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Chantel holding son, Henry
Stories

Toddler able to swallow with help of new MCH clinic

It wasn’t until January that parents Chantel and Joel had their Christmas dinner with their family of four. They froze turkey and all the trimmings to enjoy once their toddler, Henry, had his feeding tube removed and was able to eat solid foods. Fast forward a few weeks to Henry and twin brother James sitting...

A young woman looks out a window while holding an infant
Stories

Mental health challenges 4x higher in young mothers

New research from McMaster Children’s Hospital shows that two out of three young mothers have at least one mental health problem. The study focused on young Canadian moms and was published this week in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Researchers found that teen mothers have a much higher prevalence of mental health challenges than mothers...

A clinical neuropsychologist at work with a patient
Our People

Introducing…a Neuropsychologist

Illnesses, injuries, and diseases of the brain and nervous system can affect the way a person feels, thinks, and behaves. A neuropsychologist evaluates and treats these people, examining how the brain and the rest of the nervous system influence a person’s thinking and behaviours. Dr. Nevena Simic is a clinical neuropsychologist in the Comprehensive Pediatric...

Stories

Hamilton’s Lincoln Alexander remembered at St. Peter’s Hospital

A bronze sculpture cast of a person affectionately known as one of this city’s most well-loved citizens greets visitors inside St. Peter’s Hospital (SPH). The person immortalized is the Honourable Lincoln Alexander (1922 – 2012), a local lawyer who became the first black member of the House of Commons and first black Lieutenant Governor of...

Jessica Rebeiro smiles for a photo.
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First-of-its-kind nurse practitioner fellowship in Canada

Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) launched a first-of-its-kind Nurse Practitioner (NP) Fellowship Program in Complex Malignant Hematology (CMH). The fellowship was established through generous support from Ron and Nancy Clark to Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation. Jessica Rebeiro, NP, has been granted the very first Ron & Nancy Clark Nurse Practitioner Fellowship in Hematology. In this role,...

A roaring fire
Health Tips

How to protect your child from fireplace burns

Fireplaces are great for keeping warm and adding ambiance to your home, especially around the holidays. Who doesn’t enjoy a roaring fire, after all? Young children, specifically infants and toddlers, may be drawn to the flames so it’s important to keep an eye on them at all times when a fire is lit. Before your...

Health Tips

How to strengthen your pelvic floor

What are pelvic muscles? Pelvic muscles are located at the base of your core. They stretch like a trampoline or hammock from the pubic bone back to the tailbone. Pelvic muscles support the bladder, bowel and uterus. When these muscles contract, the organs are lifted and tightened, preventing accidental urination, bowel movements, and gas. When...

a child scratching his arm
Health Tips

Rashes in kids—when to worry

Rashes are a common source of visits to the doctor, especially among kids. Occasionally, they can be a sign of very serious illness. Most of the time, they’re just a mild annoyance. The trouble with rashes is that the difference between harmful and harmless rashes can be tough to spot. Dr. Anthony Crocco, Chief of...

Updates

HIP ATTACK study finds benefits for surgery within six hours of hip fracture

Researchers at the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) of McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) have discovered that patients who have surgery within six hours after a hip fracture diagnosis have a lower risk of delirium and urinary tract infections, moderate to severe pain, are up on their feet faster, and have a shorter...

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GERAS study to prevent and treat frailty recruiting older adults

A new study led by scientists at the GERAS Centre for Aging Research at Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University aims to determine how to best prevent and treat frailty in older adults. In partnership with the YMCA, the GERAS Frailty Rehabilitation study is recruiting adults aged 70 years or older to participate in the...

Updates

Understanding breast cancer treatment through AI

Following evidence-based treatment guidelines is the highest standard of care for the treatment of cancer. However, it’s important to know how patients in our region respond to treatment, outside of a research study. A study led by Dr. Mark Levine, a medical oncologist at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) Juravinski Cancer Centre (JCC), is underway to...

Chantel holding son, Henry
Stories

Toddler able to swallow with help of new MCH clinic

It wasn’t until January that parents Chantel and Joel had their Christmas dinner with their family of four. They froze turkey and all the trimmings to enjoy once their toddler, Henry, had his feeding tube removed and was able to eat solid foods. Fast forward a few weeks to Henry and twin brother James sitting...

A young woman looks out a window while holding an infant
Stories

Mental health challenges 4x higher in young mothers

New research from McMaster Children’s Hospital shows that two out of three young mothers have at least one mental health problem. The study focused on young Canadian moms and was published this week in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Researchers found that teen mothers have a much higher prevalence of mental health challenges than mothers...

Stories

Hamilton’s Lincoln Alexander remembered at St. Peter’s Hospital

A bronze sculpture cast of a person affectionately known as one of this city’s most well-loved citizens greets visitors inside St. Peter’s Hospital (SPH). The person immortalized is the Honourable Lincoln Alexander (1922 – 2012), a local lawyer who became the first black member of the House of Commons and first black Lieutenant Governor of...

A clinical neuropsychologist at work with a patient
Our People

Introducing…a Neuropsychologist

Illnesses, injuries, and diseases of the brain and nervous system can affect the way a person feels, thinks, and behaves. A neuropsychologist evaluates and treats these people, examining how the brain and the rest of the nervous system influence a person’s thinking and behaviours. Dr. Nevena Simic is a clinical neuropsychologist in the Comprehensive Pediatric...

George Boyes, a biomedical technologist, working in his shop at MUMC.
Our People

Introducing… a biomedical technologist

George Boyes began working at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) 22 years ago at the Chedoke Hospital site. Before beginning his career at HHS, George worked as a structural airframe mechanic building MD80 and MD11 aircraft. He then apprenticed in tool and die making in Toronto prior to coming to HHS. “My duties here began [with]...

A parking lot attendant directs cars in an underground garage.
Our People

Introducing… a parking lot attendant

Who are the mystery people in the orange vests in the underground garage at McMaster University Medical Centre (MUMC)? No, they are not here to upsell you on prime parking spaces at our hospitals. They are, in many ways, the first part of the patient and family experience. And they’re here to help. Joaquin Esperanza...

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