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Juravinski Cancer Centre

699 Concession Street Hamilton, ON L8V 5C2

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McMaster Children’s Hospital

1200 Main St W Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5

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West End Clinic/Urgent Care Centre

690 Main Street West Hamilton, ON L8S 1A4

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12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Cancer patients will benefit from new and improved patient app

Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) patients currently using the regional MyChart app to access personal health information like hospital test results are about to get a new and improved online tool. The new MyChart app by Epic will be available to all HHS patients — including those already using the existing version — beginning June 4....

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Trauma patient sends gratitude to HGH team

Milton resident Bryce Black arrived at Hamilton General Hospital (HGH) by ambulance last July after a horrific single-vehicle crash. His long list of injuries included shattered eye sockets, cheek bones, nose and jaw. He also suffered a broken shoulder, cracked ribs, crushed pelvis and a head injury that left him with an acquired brain injury....

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Every child deserves timely care

McMaster Children’s Hospital throws support behind #MakeKidsCount Campaign Little Rorie Julal was determined to`dress to impress’ for her most recent follow-up appointment at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH). “She wanted to wear her favourite princess dress because she loves her doctor and his team,” says her mom Jaime Julal. But Jaime steered...

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Medication, dialysis and transplant help 14-year-old with kidney disease

Last year, 14-year-old Maggie Gibson was experiencing bad headaches at school. At first, her parents thought the classroom was too loud, but they took her to her doctor at Hamilton Health Sciences’ McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH) who determined Maggie’s chronic kidney disease was the cause. Maggie has been on medication for polycystic kidney disease since...

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#WeAnswerTheCall: National Nursing Week is May 9-15

National Nursing Week takes place from May 9-15 this year. The theme chosen by the Canadian Nurses Association is #WeAnswerTheCall. It reflects how nurses of all levels continue to serve their patients, their patients’ families, and their communities through the most challenging of times. Nurses at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) face challenges head on. Whether...

Stories

Cancer patients will benefit from new and improved patient app

Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) patients currently using the regional MyChart app to access personal health information like hospital test results are about to get a new and improved online tool. The new MyChart app by Epic will be available to all HHS patients — including those already using the existing version — beginning June 4....

Trauma patient Bryce Black sits outdoors, playing the guitar.
Stories

Trauma patient sends gratitude to HGH team

Milton resident Bryce Black arrived at Hamilton General Hospital (HGH) by ambulance last July after a horrific single-vehicle crash. His long list of injuries included shattered eye sockets, cheek bones, nose and jaw. He also suffered a broken shoulder, cracked ribs, crushed pelvis and a head injury that left him with an acquired brain injury....

A family of four sits outdoors on the curbside in front of their home.
Stories

Every child deserves timely care

McMaster Children’s Hospital throws support behind #MakeKidsCount Campaign Little Rorie Julal was determined to`dress to impress’ for her most recent follow-up appointment at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH). “She wanted to wear her favourite princess dress because she loves her doctor and his team,” says her mom Jaime Julal. But Jaime steered...

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It’s easy eating green this Earth Day

April 22 is Earth Day and the McMaster Children’s Hospital’s Children’s Exercise and Nutrition Centre (CENC) is celebrating by sharing a great green recipe – creamy broccoli soup. “Making homemade soups is a budget-friendly and healthy way to include a variety of nutrients into your meal planning,” says Anne Marie DiGravio, registered dietitian at the...

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Thinking of fasting? Remember to consider your medical conditions

By Dr. Sabira Kanani, palliative care physician, and Dr. Iqbal Jaffer, cardiac surgeon, Hamilton Health Sciences With the approach of Ramadan there are many individuals who plan to fast from sun-up to sun-down. This means not eating or drinking during this time. However, fasting doesn’t mean you stop taking your medications as well. Some people...

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Travelling during March Break? Here are some tips to consider.

This story reflects the information available at the time of publishing. Guidelines may change. Please visit the City of Hamilton’s website for the latest information. Ontario’s March Break is just around the corner and this year’s edition is looking much more promising than the last two. Both the federal and provincial governments recently lifted COVID-19...

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#WeAnswerTheCall: National Nursing Week is May 9-15

National Nursing Week takes place from May 9-15 this year. The theme chosen by the Canadian Nurses Association is #WeAnswerTheCall. It reflects how nurses of all levels continue to serve their patients, their patients’ families, and their communities through the most challenging of times. Nurses at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) face challenges head on. Whether...

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Introducing a gynecologist who specializes in endometriosis

Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the whole body. It happens when tissue similar to that which normally lives inside a person’s uterus grows outside of their uterus, such as in the ovaries, bowel, pelvic ligaments, or other parts of the body, often causing pain. The condition affects up to 1 in 10...

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Pandemic causes challenges for women working in healthcare

For the second year in a row, International Women’s Day celebrations are occurring in the midst of a pandemic. The pandemic has placed an inordinate amount of pressure on individuals and has come with its share of challenges and choices. Women, especially, have had to navigate COVID-19 while attempting to maintain their roles both in...

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Doctors are going digital

HHS is in the final phase of preparing to launch a new digital hospital information system called Epic. This Doctors’ Day, we are celebrating all our physicians for their part in creating this transformational change at our organization. We spoke with four of the HHS physicians who have been heavily involved in Epic planning to...

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MyChart makes it easier for parents to be “partners in care.”

“As a parent, when your child is going through treatment, the learning curve is really steep,” says Jeff Brinson. “And all of a sudden we’re learning the science behind the treatment.” Brinson’s 12-year-old daughter Claire has Ewing sarcoma, a rare type of cancer that occurs in the bones or the tissues around the bones. She...

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Keep track of your child’s health care with MyChart

Eight-year-old Maksim (Maks) is a curious, energetic child. He also has Pfeiffer syndrome, which affects the growth of his skull. He had 23 surgeries before his fifth birthday and has ongoing medical care at multiple hospitals. Maks is a “complex care” patient, meaning he is cared for by many hospital specialties for a variety of...

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Over 1,300 HHS pediatric patients currently sidelined by surgery/procedure delays

Recently-launched #MakeKidsCount campaign puts ball in province’s court to prioritize kids’ health   HAMILTON, ON – McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH), and our colleagues at the Children’s Health Coalition (CHC) are calling on leaders and candidates of all political parties to make kids’ health across all sectors a priority by adopting the 100 Day #MakeKidsCount Commitment....

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New West Lincoln Memorial Hospital moving to construction phase

Shovels are hitting the ground to build a new West Lincoln Memorial Hospital (WLMH). The Government of Ontario has approved the start of construction to begin on the new Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) site following the closing of the project contract between EllisDon Infrastructure Healthcare (EDIH) and HHS on April 29, 2022. On behalf of...

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Ontario children’s hospitals welcome critical funding for integrated pathway to support families with complex medical and social needs

Ontario budget lays the groundwork for the creation of wrap-around services to help young people with multiple medical conditions who are also living with social vulnerabilities TORONTO, April 28, 2022, 4:30 p.m. – Three leading children’s hospitals welcome the investment of $32.3 million annually announced in today’s provincial budget for a new program that will...

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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - May 16
Breaking ground on the #NewWLMH is an exciting moment! There are a few things the community can expect as construct… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - May 16
Breaking ground on the #NewWLMH is an exciting moment! There are a few things the community can expect as construct… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - May 16
Breaking ground on the #NewWLMH is an exciting moment! There are a few things the community can expect as construct… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - May 16
Breaking ground on the #NewWLMH is an exciting moment! There are a few things the community can expect as construct… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @cityofhamilton - May 16
Walk-in to get your first, second or third COVID-19 vaccine at clinics across the city this week. Ages 5+. Clinic l… https://t.co/L6h3F5keBv