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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
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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
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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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Protecting babies from COVID

The COVID-19 Omicron variant is sweeping the globe, making the pandemic even more concerning for many people including new parents and those who are pregnant. The good news is, parents have the power to protect themselves and their babies by getting vaccinated against COVID. Vaccines protect from severe illness Vaccination helps keep pregnant people safer,...

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Updates

Healthcare options for Hamiltonians as Omicron spreads

With the rapid spread of the Omicron variant and high emergency department volumes there’s a critical need maintain access to health care for urgent and emergency situations. Therefore, Hamilton’s health partners are urging the community to learn about the many care options available in the city. The NeedADoc.ca website is a made-in-Hamilton solution to help...

HRLMP administrative support staff person Stephanie Reid
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Hamilton virology lab gets a ‘grasp’ on COVID-19 testing

Necessity proved to be the mother of invention when a supply-chain shortage of small, disposable, plastic forceps threatened a busy virology lab’s ability to do COVID-19 tests. The Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program (HRLMP) virology lab is a partnership between Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. It’s responsible for conducting clinical COVID testing...

Stroke patient David Dayler plays piano
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Creating a personalized map for people with stroke

David Dayler’s world was turned upside down when he suffered a stroke almost five years ago. “Until then I had never been sick a day in my life,” says Dayler, 72, of Ancaster, who has almost fully recovered and is back to work as the director of faith formation at his church. “In the days...

Nick Millar
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HHS receives Top Employer award

Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) has been named a Top Employer for Hamilton-Niagara in 2022, cementing its position as one of the best places to work in the region. The multi-site academic teaching hospital has 15,000 staff, physicians, researchers and volunteers, and is one of Ontario’s most comprehensive healthcare organizations. HHS uniquely provides a full breadth...

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Chicken Fried Rice – using leftovers for a delicious meal

The winter festive and holiday period is a great time to enjoy food with family and friends. This recipe, developed between the McMaster Children’s Hospital’s Children’s Exercise (CENC) and Nutrition Centre and Meant2Prevent – a youth diabetes prevention initiative – is designed to help families enjoy holiday leftovers and introduce food in a different way...

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Help is here if your child is struggling with eating

During the COVID-19 pandemic, demand across Hamilton Health Sciences’ McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH) child and youth mental health programs has been unprecedented. The pediatric eating disorders program is at the top of that list. Referrals and admissions have exploded, up 90 per cent and 50 per cent respectively from pre-pandemic levels. Dr. Natasha Johnson, pediatrician...

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Curried carrot and lentil dip – wintertime kid-friendly recipe for snacking

This year, McMaster Children’s Hospital’s (MCH) Children’s Exercise and Nutrition Centre is working with Meant2Prevent – a youth diabetes prevention initiative – on helping families discover delicious and healthy recipes. Type 2 diabetes is increasing among children and youth in Canada and this partnership was borne out of the need to raise awareness. “Preventing type...

A outdoor sign pillar directing to the emergency department at Juravinski Hospital
Updates

Healthcare options for Hamiltonians as Omicron spreads

With the rapid spread of the Omicron variant and high emergency department volumes there’s a critical need maintain access to health care for urgent and emergency situations. Therefore, Hamilton’s health partners are urging the community to learn about the many care options available in the city. The NeedADoc.ca website is a made-in-Hamilton solution to help...

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Updates

HHS emergency departments are for emergencies only

Please only present to a Hamilton Health Sciences emergency department, including McMaster Children’s Hospital, if you, your child or teen require emergency care. If you have a non-urgent medical concern, call your family doctor or visit needadoc.ca to learn about your options for care. Our emergency departments will not administer COVID-19 tests upon request. COVID-19...

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UPDATE: COVID-19 testing in Hamilton – Dec. 30, 2021

As of Dec. 30, COVID-19 test appointments in Hamilton are only open to high-risk individuals. Under the direction of Ontario Health, Hamilton Public Health Services and its healthcare partners, including St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and Hamilton Health Sciences, have updated testing eligibility to prioritize testing for those at greatest risk. This includes healthcare workers and...

promote COVID-19 vaccination in pregnant people
Stories

Protecting babies from COVID

The COVID-19 Omicron variant is sweeping the globe, making the pandemic even more concerning for many people including new parents and those who are pregnant. The good news is, parents have the power to protect themselves and their babies by getting vaccinated against COVID. Vaccines protect from severe illness Vaccination helps keep pregnant people safer,...

HRLMP administrative support staff person Stephanie Reid
Media Room , Stories

Hamilton virology lab gets a ‘grasp’ on COVID-19 testing

Necessity proved to be the mother of invention when a supply-chain shortage of small, disposable, plastic forceps threatened a busy virology lab’s ability to do COVID-19 tests. The Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program (HRLMP) virology lab is a partnership between Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. It’s responsible for conducting clinical COVID testing...

Stroke patient David Dayler plays piano
Stories

Creating a personalized map for people with stroke

David Dayler’s world was turned upside down when he suffered a stroke almost five years ago. “Until then I had never been sick a day in my life,” says Dayler, 72, of Ancaster, who has almost fully recovered and is back to work as the director of faith formation at his church. “In the days...

Nick Millar
Media Room , Our People

HHS receives Top Employer award

Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) has been named a Top Employer for Hamilton-Niagara in 2022, cementing its position as one of the best places to work in the region. The multi-site academic teaching hospital has 15,000 staff, physicians, researchers and volunteers, and is one of Ontario’s most comprehensive healthcare organizations. HHS uniquely provides a full breadth...

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2021 Celebrations: Our People

2021 was an exceptional year, especially for healthcare workers who were on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many were redeployed from their regular roles to screening or critical care areas as the world grappled with the third wave of the pandemic. Our staff and physicians also continued tirelessly caring for patients in our...

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“End-of-life care on the patient’s terms”

The Assisted Dying Resource and Assessment Service team (ADRAS) at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) helps patients and their families on their journey with Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD). MAiD is a medical procedure that involves the administration of medications to intentionally and safely end the life of an adult patient who consents to the procedure,...

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