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1200 Main St W Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5

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Celebrating Hidden Heroes during Be A Donor Month

In 2019/2020, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) provided care to many patients whose donations of organs at our hospitals led to 180 transplants. The success of organ donation in Ontario not only relies on the efforts of many people who embrace organ donation as a social responsibility, but also on dedicated hospital teams, like those at...

Ryan Duguay stands in the community garden wearing a hooded sweater and black jacket
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A fresh start in the great outdoors after an acquired brain injury

Ryan Duguay was working in a St. Catharines auto shop in November 2018 when the unthinkable happened. “We had a problem with the lift,” he explains. “It let the car down when it wasn’t supposed to. I suffered a large impact to the head that left me with some brain damage.” Duguay, 30, was hospitalized...

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The best shot is the one that’s in your arm

HHS trauma and emergency physician Dr. Dashminder Singh Sehdev posted this video to Instagram to illustrate how hospitals are becoming overwhelmed, and how people can help by getting any COVID-19 vaccine they are eligible for. Hi everybody. I’m here in one of the mass vaccination sites in the Hammer. There’s some big news this week:...

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Understanding the blood clot issue behind the AstraZeneca vaccine and its safety

By: Dr. Menaka Pai and Sabina Vohra-Miller The AstraZeneca vaccine and the rare but serious blood clots it’s associated with have been on everyone’s mind lately. That condition has been given the term Vaccine Induced Immune Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia or VIIT. As physicians, health advocates and science communicators, we are frustrated with the confusing discourse around AstraZeneca and...

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Virtual Autism care brings new opportunities for families

Families from anywhere can access free Autism support services for children — the McMaster Children’s Hospital Autism Program, based in Hamilton, has gone virtual. Rethinking how we deliver services Before the pandemic began, many families receiving service had to travel to workshops in person at the Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre in Hamilton. Now families...

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Spring forward: A fresh start on sleep habits

Springing our clocks forward on Sunday, March 14 means a fresh start on sleep habits! Good quality sleep helps to reset our minds and bodies and encourages improvements in behavior, learning, memory, emotional regulation, mental health and physical health. Not getting enough sleep can lead to an increased risk for obesity, depression, hypertension, diabetes, accidents...

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5 ways to make your mental health a priority

If you’re feeling isolated during the pandemic, you’re not alone. On Bell Let’s Talk Day, Lisa Cecckin, a social worker in Hamilton Health Sciences’ West Niagara Mental Health clinic, shares some tips to improve your mental health. Step away from your screens Many of us are working from home during the pandemic. We’re on our...

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New Year’s Resolution: Body Acceptance

The year 2020 has not been easy. Restrictions and changes as a result of the pandemic have placed additional stresses on our mental health. In particular, social media has amplified body image concerns for many. Constant talk of weight loss and healthy eating can shake our body confidence and redirect our valuable energy to focus...

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COVID reflections: Take a Moment

By Dr. Terry Shields, RN, PhD, on behalf of Hamilton Health Sciences board of directors. On March 11, a year will have passed since the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic for COVID-19. We all want this pandemic to be over, for life to get back to normal, or at least begin to understand...

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COVID reflections: A message of gratitude

HHS President and CEO Rob MacIsaac reflects on one year since the start of the pandemic.

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Contest: Call for youth artwork

McMaster Children’s Hospital’s Child & Youth Mental Health Program invites community youth to submit artwork that captures themes of mental health, wellness, hope and support. Submit your artwork by March 14, 2021 for a chance to win one of five $100 prizes! Winning artwork that best captures these themes will appear in our Child and...

Ryan Duguay stands in the community garden wearing a hooded sweater and black jacket
Stories

A fresh start in the great outdoors after an acquired brain injury

Ryan Duguay was working in a St. Catharines auto shop in November 2018 when the unthinkable happened. “We had a problem with the lift,” he explains. “It let the car down when it wasn’t supposed to. I suffered a large impact to the head that left me with some brain damage.” Duguay, 30, was hospitalized...

Stories

The best shot is the one that’s in your arm

HHS trauma and emergency physician Dr. Dashminder Singh Sehdev posted this video to Instagram to illustrate how hospitals are becoming overwhelmed, and how people can help by getting any COVID-19 vaccine they are eligible for. Hi everybody. I’m here in one of the mass vaccination sites in the Hammer. There’s some big news this week:...

Split screen image of Sabina Vohra-Miller and doctor Menaka Pai
Stories

Understanding the blood clot issue behind the AstraZeneca vaccine and its safety

By: Dr. Menaka Pai and Sabina Vohra-Miller The AstraZeneca vaccine and the rare but serious blood clots it’s associated with have been on everyone’s mind lately. That condition has been given the term Vaccine Induced Immune Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia or VIIT. As physicians, health advocates and science communicators, we are frustrated with the confusing discourse around AstraZeneca and...

Our People

Celebrating Hidden Heroes during Be A Donor Month

In 2019/2020, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) provided care to many patients whose donations of organs at our hospitals led to 180 transplants. The success of organ donation in Ontario not only relies on the efforts of many people who embrace organ donation as a social responsibility, but also on dedicated hospital teams, like those at...

Our People

Introducing a project manager

In 2020, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS), in partnership with Siemens Healthineers, launched a multi-year managed equipment service (MES) project to guide the replacement and renewal of the hospital’s diagnostic imaging technology including X-ray machines, MRIs and CT scanners. Diego Gomez is the MES project manager. He has been with HHS since 2006, and in his...

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Going out of her way for others

“They call me ‘Mama Mary’ here. They see me as their second mother, their work mother.” Mary Fascione is a business clerk at the Hamilton Health Sciences’ Prosthetics and Orthotics Clinic (P&O). She’s been with Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) since 1975, first joining the organization when Chedoke Hospital was in still in operation. “I was...

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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - April 21
.@MPaiMD, HHS physician and blood clot expert, and @SabiVM say that the AstraZeneca vaccine is highly effective and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - April 21
Ryan Duguay was working in a St. Catharines auto shop in November 2018 when the unthinkable happened. “We had a pro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - April 21
The success of organ donation not only relies on the efforts of many who embrace organ donation as a social respons… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…