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Patient Bill Wilcox in a hospital hallway

When a Stroke Strikes

Bill Wilcox of Hamilton will never forget the day in October 2017 when he suddenly dropped to the floor and was unable to get back up. Read more

Patient Cameron Bishop outside with black eyeglasses on

Cameron’s Cardiac Care

Cameron Bishop of Stoney Creek takes his cardiac health to heart. He was born with a bicuspid aortic valve and stenosis, potentially life-threatening heart conditions that affect normal blood flow. Read more

Joey Hackett standing outside

Stronger with Each Step

Joey Hackett has come a long way since October 2016, when a traumatic accident nearly took his life. He was working with a construction crew that was grading a road in Hamilton when an 18-tonne grader backed over him. Read more

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Equipping The General with Strides

Last year’s Strides For The General raised a record-breaking $209,650 and supported the purchase of vital equipment and patient amenities at Hamilton General Hospital and the Regional Rehabilitation Centre. Read more

A doctor at The General utilizing a large-scale model to demonstrate a heart condition

Rhythm of Your Heart

Our heartbeats literally enable life, circulating oxygen to our lungs and vital systems throughout the body. Read more

Brad Porter standing in a hospital hallway

Taking Health Care to Heart

Brad Porter of Ancaster had the unique experience of being both a health care provider and a patient at Hamilton General Hospital. Read more

Five members from the Fight For Riley campaign pose for a group photo

Stroke Survivor Riley Dunda Celebrates Completion of #FightRileyFight Campaign

HAMILTON, ON: Hamilton General Hospital Foundation, along with former Hamilton Red Wings player Riley Dunda, his family, and teams at Hamilton General Hospital and the Regional Rehabilitation Centre, celebrated the hospital equipment acquisitions made possible by proceeds from the #FightRileyFight campaign. Read more

Patient Jim Francey smiling in front of a window inside his home

Heartstopper

Jim was home for the holidays in 2015 after a devastating medical emergency that could have claimed his life. Read more

A look inside an empty ICU End-of-Life room

Lasting Legacy Helps End-of-Life Patients

Stephanie McManus passed away nearly two years ago, but she continues to share a special connection with patients and staff at Hamilton General Hospital. Read more

Barbra pointing towards a brain model on her desk while a patient looks on

The Full Spectrum of Neuro Services at the NAC

Established in 2002, the Neuroscience Ambulatory Centre (NAC) at Hamilton General Hospital has more than 21,000 patient visits annually. The program has grown to include a full spectrum of neuroscience-based services. Read more

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