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Juravinski Cancer Centre

699 Concession Street Hamilton, ON L8V 5C2

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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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8:00 am - 7:30 pm
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8:00 am - 7:30 pm
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8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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West End Clinic/Urgent Care Centre

690 Main Street West Hamilton, ON L8S 1A4

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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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A statement from our CEO on anti-Black racism

On behalf of Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS), I want to express my concern and sadness regarding recent acts and expressions of anti-Black racism and authoritarianism which have been prominent in the media. HHS stands with all those affected in calling out the need for change and for justice. Hamilton Health Sciences remains committed to safe,...

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Open letter to the Government of Ontario: Pandemic Pay

From the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Burlington Hospital CEOs Committee Open letter to the Government of Ontario May 27, 2020 Subject: Pandemic Pay Hospitals across the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Burlington region are grateful for the Ontario government’s ongoing support as we continue to work together to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you for...

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Hamilton hospitals to gradually resume scheduled care

After temporarily suspending non-emergent appointments and procedures in order to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton have received approval from Ontario Health to begin gradually resuming scheduled care. Both organizations are eager to move ahead with our respective plans, which represent phase one of a staged approach to...

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Resuming care in our region

Hospitals across the region are working together to gradually resume scheduled care for patients. During the past two months, many aspects of hospital care were disrupted to create capacity for patients with COVID-19, optimize the use of personal protective equipment, and decrease the spread of the virus. While hospitals continued to provide emergency and urgent...

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Introducing a Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre nurse

Laura Smith has always been interested in women’s health and supporting those who are feeling vulnerable. She has worked at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) as a nurse for over 30 years. Laura is a nurse facilitator and program coordinator in the Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre (SADVCC), an emergency service for those who...

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Emergency department safety during COVID-19

COVID-19 has resulted in a worrisome side effect, and it has nothing to do with the symptoms of the disease. Emergency doctors in Hamilton and beyond have noted that many people are delaying emergency medical care because they’re afraid to visit the hospital. This is risky, and can result in serious health issues. “When you...

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Headphone safety: prevent lasting damage to your ears

By Carol Pavey M.A., Reg. CASLPO, audiologist Are you wearing headphones while working from home? What about your kiddos while they tune into class time or watch videos online? Headphones can provide much needed privacy and focus, but they should be worn with caution. You only get one set of precious ears. How loud is...

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Avoid risky behaviour during COVID-19

For many people, the sunny weather is a welcome distraction from COVID-19 cabin fever. But while some may be taking the opportunity to dig in to home improvement projects, or get outside for activities (while practicing physical distancing, of course), they can risk putting added strain on health care workers. This is causing particular concern...

Updates

A statement from our CEO on anti-Black racism

On behalf of Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS), I want to express my concern and sadness regarding recent acts and expressions of anti-Black racism and authoritarianism which have been prominent in the media. HHS stands with all those affected in calling out the need for change and for justice. Hamilton Health Sciences remains committed to safe,...

Updates

Open letter to the Government of Ontario: Pandemic Pay

From the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Burlington Hospital CEOs Committee Open letter to the Government of Ontario May 27, 2020 Subject: Pandemic Pay Hospitals across the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Burlington region are grateful for the Ontario government’s ongoing support as we continue to work together to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you for...

Updates

Hamilton hospitals to gradually resume scheduled care

After temporarily suspending non-emergent appointments and procedures in order to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton have received approval from Ontario Health to begin gradually resuming scheduled care. Both organizations are eager to move ahead with our respective plans, which represent phase one of a staged approach to...

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Donor’s estate gift provides books for young patients

A new donor-funded book is helping to educate ankle-foot orthoses (AFO) users at Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre (RJCHC). Beau and His New AFO: A Children’s Guide to Ankle Foot Orthoses was written by Stephanie Blunt and illustrated by Amelia Levick and Katrina Whitmell. The three collaborators are graduates of the Orthotic and Prosthetic technical...

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Man re-learns to walk with help of baclofen pump and rehab

John Spironello was experiencing weakness and spasms in his legs for months. An MRI revealed a tumour was pressing on John’s spinal cord, causing damage.

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“Not even for one minute”: No kids in hot cars

With another hot week ahead in Hamilton, local doctors and first responders are urging the public to ensure that no children are left alone in cars. “No child should ever be left alone in a car, not even for one minute,” says Dr. Anthony Crocco, chief of pediatric emergency medicine at Hamilton Health Sciences’ McMaster...

Portrait of Laura Smith
Our People

Introducing a Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre nurse

Laura Smith has always been interested in women’s health and supporting those who are feeling vulnerable. She has worked at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) as a nurse for over 30 years. Laura is a nurse facilitator and program coordinator in the Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Care Centre (SADVCC), an emergency service for those who...

Dr. Tammy (Tamar) Packer
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Hamilton’s primary care team integral to HHS’ COVID response

Primary care and hospital care go hand-in-hand for delivering the best care to our community. For many people, an in-person visit to the family doctor is often the first touchpoint with the healthcare system. With COVID, the delivery of primary care services had to quickly adapt to support patients, the community and our hospitals. Hamilton’s...

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Nursing strength is teamwork

Many of us picture nurses as the people who provide direct patient care: taking a blood pressure reading, changing bandages or inserting an IV. In truth, nursing covers a wide range of work, including research, leadership and education. All of these roles are essential, especially during a pandemic. Dolly Palin has been a nurse for...

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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - June 1
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - May 31
Karen is right- it's hard to work in healthcare these days. We're so proud of our team for rising to the occasion.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…