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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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...

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Babies get faster care from expanded newborn screening program

Like most babies, Nathan Bonner had the heel of his tiny foot pricked to collect a drop of blood when...

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Supporting teens with complex mental health needs in the digital era

*Trigger Warning// self-harm, assault and suicidality *Pseudonyms have been used to protect the identity of the child and family. As...

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Believing in Katie: MCH team's mind-body approach to a painful rare condition

Orangeville teen Katie Mantione grew up as an active child doing competitive figure skating, dance, skiing and school sports. When...