“The headaches kept getting worse,” recalls Lisa Allain of Welland. “Then I started to feel nauseous and I was having trouble finding words. I realized that something was seriously wrong after I had a seizure.”
A new program offered at Hamilton Health Sciences sees a stroke survivor volunteer her time every week to talk to stroke patients during their recovery.
Employee and labour relations coordinator Susan Balonjan experienced a scary health situation in the middle of her career that would impact her everyday life. But her family and colleagues gave her the confidence she needed to return to work.
Good hand hygiene is one of the simplest and most effective ways to prevent the spread of germs. The way you wash your hands makes a big difference to the...
When Max was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, his parents knew this day would come. But they hoped they'd have a bit more time before their son needed...
With the help of the Continuous Quality Improvement system, porters at Hamilton Health Sciences improved patient transport times with some creative problem-solving.
Think you can't get a sunburn in winter? You're not alone. Winter sunburns are often mistaken for windburn, or flush from the cold. And few people...
Lindsay Bray leads a team of enthusiastic clinicians in the developmental pediatrics and rehabilitation program at Hamilton Health Sciences' Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre.
We're utilizing a remote heart monitor before and after patients have a TAVI, a minimally invasive heart procedure, to determine if a pacemaker is required. This remote heart monitor is sent home with the patients and alerts doctors of arrhythmia or other heart abnormalities.
"Philanthropy is extremely important because it provides an opportunity for people of all ages to come together and serve a higher purpose," says Pearl Veenema of Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation.