The specialized patient care provided by Hamilton Health Sciences will be featured on a new CBC documentary series this fall. Keeping Canada Alive is a six-part series exploring 36 different stories related to health care that were filmed within a 24-hour period.
On May 6, 60 camera crews descended on over 40 hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices and private residences in 20 different Canadian cities in 10 provinces. The series premiere of Keeping Canada Alive will air on October 4 at 9 p.m. on CBC Television.
Hamilton Health Sciences will be featured in three segments, which is the most of any hospital system. The three stories are:
- Orthotics surgery at McMaster University Medical Centre, featuring Dr. Femi Ayeni. Episode 3, airing October 18.
- Cyberknife at Juravinski Hospital, featuring Dr. Jeff Greenspoon. Episode 5, airing November 1.
- The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at McMaster Children’s Hospital, featuring respiratory therapist Bindu Mathew. Episode 6, airing November 8.
The series website (www.cbc.ca/keepingcanadaalive) went live on September 21 and will feature a longer version of the story about orthotics surgery at McMaster University Medical Centre.
To view the promo for Keeping Canada Alive, click here.