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Courtyard outside St. Peter's Hospital

Being a “Good Neighbour”

Imagine being unable to afford a wheelchair, hygiene products or clothing. For a few patients at St. Peter’s Hospital, this is their reality. Read more

Old photo of Josie and David Lasci dressed up at an event

Extra Time to Celebrate Life

David and Josie Lasci of Stoney Creek were married for 54 wonderful years. They were like “peas in a pod” according to David, who feels grateful to have shared so many happy memories with someone so compassionate and joyful. Read more

Doctor using a computer to view the pressure mapping map of a patient in a hospital bed

The Pressure’s On at St. Peter’s Hospital

Thanks to generous donor gifts, a pressure mapping system at St. Peter’s Hospital is helping to make prolonged hospital stays more comfortable for patients. Read more

Head shot of Flo Leet

Giving Back to Her Home of 20 Years

Florence “Flo” Leet is famous at St. Peter’s Hospital. Everyone who passes her in the halls knows her name. Flo humbly credits her fame to the fact that she’s been a resident at St. Peter’s Hospital for 20 years. Read more

Head shot of Greg Birch

From Paralysis to Walking Around the Block

Greg Birch’s long-standing fear of needles could have cost him his life. Read more

Four people holding a $25,000 cheque from Green Shield Canada inside a hospital room

More Healthy Smiles Thanks to Green Shield

Here’s something to smile about. A generous $50,000 donation from Green Shield Canada will help ensure that more patients at St. Peter’s Hospital have access to professional oral care. Read more

Head shot of Lorna Rowell

“I Never Thought it Would Happen to Me”

Life for 57-year-old Lorna Rowell took a dramatic turn in November 2015. She was sitting at the computer with her husband in their Hamilton home on a video call with their son in Thunder Bay. When Lorna went to stand up, her strength suddenly left her. Read more

Hiep Hoang in a wheelchair with his wife Trang next to him

Being “Good Neighbours” to a Stroke Patient at St. Peter’s Hospital

“It’s just a headache. Nothing to worry about.”

That’s what went through 46-year-old Hiep Hoang’s mind in August 2015 as he was walking up the stairs of his Hamilton home. Then he suddenly lost his strength and collapsed. Read more

Margaret Bayr with patient Brooke Ryan and first-place winner Lewis Marsman, who is holding a blue ribbon

Connecting Generations at St. Peter’s Hospital

This past winter, St. Peter’s Hospital and Adelaide Hoodless Public School joined together for the third annual Connecting Generations program. Read more