After putting out a growing grease fire in their home, siblings Doug and Alyssa were severely burned and had to be transferred from their local hospital to the Hamilton General Hospital’s Burn Trauma Unit.
A group of generous community members use their commission to purchase tote bags filled with comfort items and donate to Juravinski Cancer Centre patients.
“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.
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.
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.
At just 22 years old, Andrew had open heart surgery followed by a stroke. Now, he is giving back in the same stroke rehab unit where he received treatment..
Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) has been ranked among the top three research hospitals in Canada, as announced today by Research Infosource Inc.. In 2017, Hamilton Health Sciences generated $207 million in research revenue, a 20 per cent increase over the previous year…
Craig Tourangeau has always defied the odds. When he lost his hand during a training exercise, he decided it wouldn’t stop him from doing anything.