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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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Knowing the SIGNS of severe illness

It can often be difficult to recognize the signs of severe illness in children. Dr. Mohamed Eltorki, pediatric emergency department...

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With the upcoming snowstorm, remember snow safety and heart health tips

HAMILTON, ON – With the upcoming storm expected to drop a lot of snow on the Hamilton region in the...

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Award-winning HHS clinics support young adult rheumatology patients

Award-winning clinics at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) are helping young adults with chronic rheumatic diseases manage their health conditions independently....

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‘Dia-besties' manage their type 1 diabetes together

Like most kindergarten kids, classmates Julia and Ainsley were learning their ABCs and 123s. But the five-year-old girls were also...

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Children’s blood vessel clinic at MCH provides life-changing birthmark treatments

Like most of us, Tim and Jennifer Robinson thought birthmarks were a discolouration on a baby’s skin that often faded...