McMaster Children’s Hospital

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McMaster Children’s Hospital has been providing care to children from across the region since 1988. Here, patients ranging in age 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, one of Canada’s most advanced neonatal intensive care units, and a range of programs and clinics with unique expertise in a number of areas including children’s cancer, digestive diseases, and mental health.

Health Care at McMaster Children's Hospital

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Back to school with McMaster Children's Hospital

Back to school can be a stressful time for parents and kids. Together with both school boards and the City of Hamilton, we've developed a downloadable booklet containing advice on a variety of topics like anxiety, vaccinations and allergies.

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A big 'jump' forward for kids with tumours

When Sophie received her cancer diagnosis, she was still full of energy, running and playing like nothing was wrong. But...

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Supercrawl at Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre

Supercrawl is returning to Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre! Join us for a free evening of fun and games including...

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Australia's flu: What's it have to do with you?

Dr. Jeff Pernica is an infectious disease specialist at Hamilton Health Sciences. There’s a lot of attention in the news...

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Water safety for kids

Swimming can provide hours of summer fun for the family. However, drowning is a leading cause of injury-related death for Canadian children and happens quickly and silently. To protect your family, follow these pool and life jacket tips...