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Juravinski Cancer Centre

699 Concession Street Hamilton, ON L8V 5C2

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Monday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
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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 closed View Hours
Monday
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 10:30 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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Monday
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sunday
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
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A Community Approach to Youth Suicide Prevention

Suicide is something we hope will never happen to anyone we know and love. Sadly, rates of suicide in Canada have been fairly constant since the 1920’s, with up to 10 suicides occurring per day. And for every suicide death, there are an estimated 20-25 attempts. Suicide is especially prevalent in our vulnerable children and...

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...

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How to manage diabetes over the holidays

The holiday season is a time of celebrations, with plenty of food to tempt your taste buds and challenge your best intentions for healthy eating. While social gatherings can make it difficult to stay on top of your carbohydrate intake, here are some tips to help navigate your way through holiday feasts (remember to test...

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
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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...

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...

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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.

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...

Updates

Celebrating two decades of PHRI research excellence

This month, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) proudly celebrates twenty years of world-class research at the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI). Over the past two decades, this globally-renowned institute has become a research powerhouse with more than one million people enrolled in its studies worldwide. The joint HHS and McMaster University institute began with a focus...

People holding hands
Stories

A Community Approach to Youth Suicide Prevention

Suicide is something we hope will never happen to anyone we know and love. Sadly, rates of suicide in Canada have been fairly constant since the 1920’s, with up to 10 suicides occurring per day. And for every suicide death, there are an estimated 20-25 attempts. Suicide is especially prevalent in our vulnerable children and...

Stories

How to manage diabetes over the holidays

The holiday season is a time of celebrations, with plenty of food to tempt your taste buds and challenge your best intentions for healthy eating. While social gatherings can make it difficult to stay on top of your carbohydrate intake, here are some tips to help navigate your way through holiday feasts (remember to test...

Counsellor Christina speaks with Dawn
Stories

Family matters in mental health

Dawn is a registered social worker. She knows much more than the average person about mental health and helping people in distress. But when her eldest son’s mental health issues emerged, she felt lost. “It was emotional for our entire family,” she says. “We needed help learning how to support our son through this.” “Increasing...

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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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - December 8
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - December 7
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - December 6
The Child and Youth Mental Health team at @mch_childrens helped to create a protocol for youth in our community who… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…