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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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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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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...

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Tick bites and Lyme disease

Just like other insects, ticks will bite – and one type of tick can carry and transmit an infection called Lyme disease.

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Managing taste changes during cancer treatment

Is cancer treatment leaving a bad taste in your mouth? You’re not alone. Many cancer patients experience a change in the way food tastes and smells when undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatment. For some patients, food has a nasty metallic taste. For others, food may taste exceedingly bitter or sweet. And some patients completely lose...

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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...

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Smudging ceremony important to healing

A key moment in Nik Bellamy’s recovery journey was a recent smudging ceremony held in the hospital’s outdoor atrium overlooking the escarpment.

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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...

Health Tips , Stories

Managing taste changes during cancer treatment

Is cancer treatment leaving a bad taste in your mouth? You’re not alone. Many cancer patients experience a change in the way food tastes and smells when undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatment. For some patients, food has a nasty metallic taste. For others, food may taste exceedingly bitter or sweet. And some patients completely lose...

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...

An engorged tick on a person's finger
Health Tips

Tick bites and Lyme disease

Just like other insects, ticks will bite – and one type of tick can carry and transmit an infection called Lyme disease.

Health Tips , Stories

Managing taste changes during cancer treatment

Is cancer treatment leaving a bad taste in your mouth? You’re not alone. Many cancer patients experience a change in the way food tastes and smells when undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatment. For some patients, food has a nasty metallic taste. For others, food may taste exceedingly bitter or sweet. And some patients completely lose...

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Kick off summer with these orange-mango creamsicles

What could possibly be a more refreshing way to beat the summer heat than a cold dessert? Bonus points for these orange-mango creamsicles being loaded with vitamins and protein, too! A treasure trove of nutrients “Orange and mango are both sources of vitamin C, which supports immune function and is a key player in the...

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Screeners inspired to start a career in health care

Through the pandemic, Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) screeners created a welcoming environment and played an integral role in keeping our hospitals running smoothly and lessening the spread of the COVID-19 virus. “It’s an extremely rewarding line of work, and you can make a real difference.” As the first point of contact, these frontline workers set...

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Volunteers are back at HHS! Meet three people happy to be returning in-person

At Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) we’re fortunate to have more than 1,300 volunteers supporting our patients, their families and our staff. They’re an essential part of what we do. Some volunteer programs have continued to run in a modified way during the pandemic while others have had to stop completely. Everyone is eager to return...

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#WeAnswerTheCall: National Nursing Week is May 9-15

National Nursing Week takes place from May 9-15 this year. The theme chosen by the Canadian Nurses Association is #WeAnswerTheCall. It reflects how nurses of all levels continue to serve their patients, their patients’ families, and their communities through the most challenging of times. Nurses at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) face challenges head on. Whether...

exterior photo of Hamilton General Hospital emergency department
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.
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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...

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Hamilton hospitals facing continued healthcare worker shortages, service delays

HAMILTON, ON – Service impacts and increasingly high wait times are likely to be an ongoing reality for Hamilton’s hospitals as record-high healthcare worker and physician shortages persist across Ontario and Canada, and as the predicted 7th wave of COVID-19 arrives earlier than expected. Currently, there are 675 job vacancies between Hamilton’s two hospital organizations,...

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Most HHS systems not impacted by Rogers service disruption (updated)

Updated July 9, 10 a.m. The Code Grey called at all sites on July 9 has now been lifted. Rogers has now restored its systems to the vast majority of its customers. All HHS sites and communications channels to partner hospitals and agencies are now working again. Cell service and internet should also have been...

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Advancing burns treatment and research at Hamilton Health Sciences

HAMILTON, ON – Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) is investing in burn services to improve access and outcomes for Ontarians with burn injuries. As one of just two burn centres in the province, ensuring access to quality, specialized burn care in the Hamilton-Niagara region and beyond is critical. To enable the development of a world-class burn...

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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - August 14
The fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is available to all age 18+, as long as it's been five months since the thi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - August 13
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Hamilton Health Sciences | @HamHealthSci - August 12
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