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Imagine Canada Reaccreditation

Imagine Canada applauded Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation for completing the reaccreditation process under its national Standards Program.

Charles and Margaret Juravinski.

Juravinski Legacy

Hamilton philanthropists Charles and Margaret Juravinski will create an endowment of more than $100 million.

Dr. Tej Sheth holds some papers while talking to a colleague.

A World’s First at The General

An interventional cardiology team led by Dr. Tej Sheth at Hamilton General Hospital conducted the world’s first clinical trial of a new hybrid imaging catheter on a patient. Read more

Madi (centre) poses for a photo with her father Luis (left) and her mother Sarah (right).

Living Life to its Fullest

From the moment Madison “Madi” Leal from Guelph was born, her parents Sarah and Luis knew she would have a unique journey in life.

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A hospital staff member looking at scans on the neuro-interventional imaging system.

Leading Stroke Care into the Future

Someone suffers a stroke every 10 minutes in Canada, which is one reason why the specialized stroke services at Hamilton General Hospital are so vital to the 2.3 million people who live in south-central Ontario. Read more

Patient Patricia McAlister smiling outside

Surviving a Serious Stroke

“I suddenly felt like a ragdoll and started to collapse,” recalls Patricia McAlister, who was at home in Stoney Creek when a spell of weakness hit her in August 2017. Read more

Laura Smith at the SA/DVCC in front of a colourful piece of art

A Place of Comfort and Confidentiality

“We believe you and we’re here to support you.” Read more

Staff at The General using a training dummy with outside onlookers watching

When Every Second Counts

On average, the specialized trauma team at Hamilton General Hospital is called into action to save a life more than twice a day. Read more

Patients Jeff and Jennifer Wolfenden

A Stroke Brought Them Together

Jeff and Jennifer Wolfenden of Hamilton were surprised to learn how much they had in common. Read more

Kristin and Nancy reviewing a chart

The Gift of Life for Others

Though losing a loved one is devastating, donating their organs and tissues can provide hope in a time of grief, and can mean the difference between life and death for a transplant recipient. Read more