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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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Stories

“I had a matter of months to live”

“I noticed an unusual lump on my leg in 2009,” recalls Syl Corsini of Lynden. “I went to the local hospital for scans and a biopsy. That’s when I was diagnosed with lymphoma.” Syl was referred to Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre (JHCC), where testing revealed his lymphoma to be a slow-growing form of cancer....

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Updates

Main entrance of St. Peter’s Hospital closed temporarily

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 below for vehicle traffic flow and direction....

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HHS Accredited with Exemplary Standing

For the third consecutive time, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) has been Accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada. Being accredited signals to our patients and community that HHS is committed to strengthening our culture of safety and quality, operational excellence, our use of research evidence, and our pursuit to solve problems in transformational ways so...

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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...

Stories

Disaster in Hamilton: What if?

The tricky thing about a disaster is that it usually comes without warning. Natural events, acts of terrorism, or large-scale accidents can create chaos and cause harm beyond what emergency responders encounter day-to-day. So, how do they prepare for the worst? They practice. Last week, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) emergency and trauma doctors and medical...

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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.

Health Tips

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...

Health Tips

Is your garden soil dangerous?

If you’re a green thumb, you’ve probably learned to cope with the creepy crawlers that live in your garden beds: worms, beetles, grubs. But what about the bugs you can’t see? Believe it or not, there are microscopic germs in our soil that can turn a day in the garden in to a trip to...

St. Peter's Hospital exterior
Updates

Main entrance of St. Peter’s Hospital closed temporarily

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 below for vehicle traffic flow and direction....

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Updates

HHS Accredited with Exemplary Standing

For the third consecutive time, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) has been Accredited with Exemplary Standing by Accreditation Canada. Being accredited signals to our patients and community that HHS is committed to strengthening our culture of safety and quality, operational excellence, our use of research evidence, and our pursuit to solve problems in transformational ways so...

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Updates

Supercrawl at Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre

Supercrawl is returning to Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre! Join us for a free evening of fun and games including musical performances, crafts, face painting and more. This is an accessible event for the whole family. Date: Friday, September 13th, 2019 Time: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Location: Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre, 325 Wellington...

Syl smiles for a photo.
Stories

“I had a matter of months to live”

“I noticed an unusual lump on my leg in 2009,” recalls Syl Corsini of Lynden. “I went to the local hospital for scans and a biopsy. That’s when I was diagnosed with lymphoma.” Syl was referred to Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre (JHCC), where testing revealed his lymphoma to be a slow-growing form of cancer....

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...

Stories

Disaster in Hamilton: What if?

The tricky thing about a disaster is that it usually comes without warning. Natural events, acts of terrorism, or large-scale accidents can create chaos and cause harm beyond what emergency responders encounter day-to-day. So, how do they prepare for the worst? They practice. Last week, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) emergency and trauma doctors and medical...

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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Our People

Introducing… a behavioural health recreation therapist

Jean Riley is a recreation therapist at St. Peter’s Hospital. She has worked at Hamilton Health Sciences for 25 years, most recently in the behavioural health unit caring for patients with dementia. What does a recreation therapist do? All therapeutic recreation programs take place with the goal of finding non-pharmaceutical ways of reducing responsive behaviour....

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Our People

Introducing… a senior system administrator

When Jules Okoko came to Canada, he didn’t know anyone or have much money. Jules was a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo where he fled the Great African War at the turn of the century. After working in different jobs, mostly in labour, he went back to school to be a computer networking...

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