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McMaster Children’s Hospital

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McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH) has been providing comprehensive care to children from across South-Central Ontario since 1988. Here, patients from infancy to 17 receive care through a family-centred approach that accounts for the child’s emotional, mental and physical well-being. The hospital is home to the fastest-growing kids-only emergency department in Ontario,  Canada’s largest neonatal intensive care unit, and Ontario’s largest inpatient child and youth mental health unit. It offers a full range of programs and clinics with unique expertise in a number of areas including: children’s cancer, digestive diseases, orthopedics, neurosurgery and mental health.

Health Care at McMaster Children's Hospital

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Children with complex conditions get faster access to therapy

Thanks to recent provincial investment, kids and families at Hamilton Health Sciences’ McMaster Children’s Hospital’s (MCH) medically complex care program...

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“I changed my goal from saving his life to saving his childhood.”

Ten-year-old Meric has a rare life-limiting disease that requires frequent monitoring and care by a team of health care providers,...

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MCH program brings emergency expertise to community hospitals on demand

Imagine your child is rushed to your local emergency department under life-threatening circumstances. Their heartbeat or breathing has stopped, so...

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Ontario Expanding Access to Pediatric Palliative Care in Hamilton

$2.5 million investment will help build new children’s hospice with 10 beds The Ontario government is investing up to $2.5...

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HHS tests new technology for advancing inclusive, equitable care

An imaging device developed by an Ontario start-up company is being studied at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) to see if...