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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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Satellite Health Facility

150 King Street East Hamilton, ON L8N 1B2

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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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Our People

“The world is your oyster at HHS.”

Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) is a community of 15,000 staff, physicians, researchers and volunteers that proudly serves south-western Ontario residents at several sites in Hamilton and Grimsby. Its sheer size and scope of specialties and services allows for a broad and fulfilling nursing career. “Whatever your reasons are for being in health care, you can...

Liz Feeney types on a laptop in front of a planning board filled with colourful sticky notes.
Our People

Driving the future of health care from behind the scenes

As a large, regional health-care organization, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) offers many non-clinical career opportunities in critical finance, IT, human resources and business analytics. “I just wanted to find a way to contribute to this community I grew up in.” — Betty Duan, financial services manager And Hamilton’s largest employer is a great place to...

A hospital worker wears a blue surgical cap, blue facemask and yellow scrubs while weighing a pharmaceutical powder.
Our People

At HHS, allied health roles are essential

At Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS), the work of doctors and nurses is supported and complemented by allied health professionals spanning more than 17 health professions and 1,200 jobs. Examples of these wide-ranging roles include physiotherapists, occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, dietitians, personal support workers, social workers, psychologists, health care aides, pharmacy technicians and medical radiation technologists....

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Amid respiratory virus surge, Ontario paediatric infectious diseases experts encourage COVID-19 and flu vaccinations for children under five

Paediatric infectious diseases experts from SickKids, CHEO, KHSC, LHSC and MCH issued the joint statement as the respiratory virus season gets an early start for young children. Paediatric infectious diseases experts from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), CHEO, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), the Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre and McMaster Children’s...

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Celebrating 25 years of mental health care at WLMH

Dr. Stephen Webb remembers the days, 25 years ago, when west Niagara residents in need of mental health care had to travel to Hamilton or St. Catharines. That need was among reasons Webb and a group of fellow health-care providers formed the West Niagara Mental Health Team at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital (WLMH) in 1997....

Six members of the West Niagara Mental Health Team, standing outdoors
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Celebrating 25 years of mental health care at WLMH

Dr. Stephen Webb remembers the days, 25 years ago, when west Niagara residents in need of mental health care had to travel to Hamilton or St. Catharines. That need was among reasons Webb and a group of fellow health-care providers formed the West Niagara Mental Health Team at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital (WLMH) in 1997....

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HHSVA supports patient care with $1.2 million in equipment donations

Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) rehabilitation patient Chris Patty is taking his recovery one step at a time since experiencing nerve damage to his feet one year ago. “How I ended up with this injury is a mystery,” says Patty, an outdoor enthusiast whose pastimes included hiking, fishing and camping. Then last December, Patty experienced nerve...

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Our People , Stories

Supporting victims of domestic violence

Content warning: November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. This story is about the resources available to HHS staff and members of the wider community who may be experiencing sexual assault and/or domestic violence. Cathy is a clinical leader for the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) and Pediatric Critical...

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Health Tips

Managing cold and flu season

Colds and the flu are very common during the fall and winter months. With the addition of COVID-19 and RSV, this year’s viral season is expected to be challenging. Dr. April Kam, pediatric emergency department physician at McMaster Children’s Hospital has some tips on how to care for children with a cold or the flu,...

Flu and COVID vaccines with Dr. Sarah Khan
Health Tips

Flu and COVID vaccine FAQ

We are anticipating a challenging flu season this year based on Australian data. With COVID still circulating, the viral season is adding further strain to our health-care system that is already burdened by staffing and capacity pressures. This is why it’s important to get a flu shot and to stay up to date with COVID...

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Health Tips

Health tip: Managing the stress of a mammogram callback

After having a mammogram to screen for breast cancer, most people receive a letter from the Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP), letting them know that their mammogram results are normal. But what happens if the radiologist examining these breast x-ray pictures spots an irregularity? If you live in the Hamilton-Niagara-Haldimand-Brant region, you may receive a...

Our People

“The world is your oyster at HHS.”

Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) is a community of 15,000 staff, physicians, researchers and volunteers that proudly serves south-western Ontario residents at several sites in Hamilton and Grimsby. Its sheer size and scope of specialties and services allows for a broad and fulfilling nursing career. “Whatever your reasons are for being in health care, you can...

Liz Feeney types on a laptop in front of a planning board filled with colourful sticky notes.
Our People

Driving the future of health care from behind the scenes

As a large, regional health-care organization, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) offers many non-clinical career opportunities in critical finance, IT, human resources and business analytics. “I just wanted to find a way to contribute to this community I grew up in.” — Betty Duan, financial services manager And Hamilton’s largest employer is a great place to...

A hospital worker wears a blue surgical cap, blue facemask and yellow scrubs while weighing a pharmaceutical powder.
Our People

At HHS, allied health roles are essential

At Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS), the work of doctors and nurses is supported and complemented by allied health professionals spanning more than 17 health professions and 1,200 jobs. Examples of these wide-ranging roles include physiotherapists, occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, dietitians, personal support workers, social workers, psychologists, health care aides, pharmacy technicians and medical radiation technologists....

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Digital Health , Stories

Hamilton General Hospital ED shows `Epic’ ability to rise to the challenge

Moments after Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS)’ new digital records system went live on June 4, an air ambulance helicopter landed on the roof of HHS’ Hamilton General Hospital carrying a trauma patient, and then a stroke patient needing immediate intervention arrived by ambulance. It was trial by fire for the emergency department (ED) team, who...

Digital Health , Stories

Improved communication through Secure Chat means better patient care

Providing the very best care for Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) patients just got faster and easier thanks to Secure Chat – a secure messaging tool included in our new hospital information system. Hamilton Health Sciences launched its new fully digital hospital information system, called Epic, on June 4. It replaces dozens of electronic and paper...

The stroke rehabilitation team from B2 North in Hamilton General Hospital.
Digital Health

Embracing technology at any age: Meet the HHS B2North stroke rehab team

Anyone who thinks that some older adults are intimidated by new, leading-edge technology hasn’t met the Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) stroke rehabilitation team from Hamilton General Hospital’s B2North unit. “Our longtime team members weren’t born and raised using computers and the Internet…” — Keisha Jack, HHS clinical manager This team from the Regional Rehabilitation Centre...

Media Room

Amid respiratory virus surge, Ontario paediatric infectious diseases experts encourage COVID-19 and flu vaccinations for children under five

Paediatric infectious diseases experts from SickKids, CHEO, KHSC, LHSC and MCH issued the joint statement as the respiratory virus season gets an early start for young children. Paediatric infectious diseases experts from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), CHEO, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), the Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre and McMaster Children’s...

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Media Room

MCH Capacity and Emergency Department Update and Changes

Hamilton Health Sciences’ McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH) continues to be under significant pressure. As per direction provided by Ontario Health, MCH continues to implement measures to support patients who need assessment and treatment. What you need to know – as of today Patients who arrive at the MCH ED will continue to be triaged based...

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Media Room

Media briefing: Hamilton Health Sciences provides updates on pressures at McMaster Children’s Hospital

HAMILTON, ON – McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH), like all pediatric hospitals in Ontario, is under immense and increasing strain not unlike the pressures that have impacted Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) adult sites since the pandemic began. HHS hosted a media briefing to discuss the current state of MCH, the measures being taken to alleviate the...

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NEW STORY ✨ “The program has come a long way since its inception.” This year, the West Niagara Mental Health Team m… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…