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A patient in a bed is comforted by a nurse.

Learning about Palliative Care

Health care providers across Hamilton Health Sciences are participating in training seminars called Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative Care (LEAP).

Naomi Dyon stands next to a sign in the Behavioural Health Café. The sign says, “Welcome! Customer Appreciation Day. Free Drinks and Snacks!”

Bringing the Community to Patients

A café at St. Peter’s Hospital is helping patients with dementia experience more social interaction.

Eleanor Churchill smiles for a photo

Standing Strong after a Horrific Fall

Eleanor Churchill was 85 years old when she fell down a flight of stairs in her home.

Karolyn Pinili smiles for a photo.

Two Strokes in Three Days

“I started to have double vision,” recalls Karolyn Pinili of Stoney Creek. “Something was definitely wrong, so I went to the Emergency Department at Hamilton General Hospital.”

Juravinski Research Institute. Charles and Margaret Juravinski.

Juravinski Legacy

Hamilton philanthropists Charles and Margaret Juravinski have shared their resources to support health care research.

Crissie Leng showing off a patient's artwork

A Creative Outlet for Dementia Patients

Art can be a powerful tool that can stimulate healing. Read more

Patient Paul Terris sitting in a wheelchair at St. Peter's Hospital

Helping Paul Return Home

The pain in his hip had become unbearable. Read more

Pam Westover at St. Peter’s Hospital

Complexity of Care at St. Peter’s Hospital

Working toward the achievement of a patient’s personal goal for recovery – that is the underlying role of the Medically Complex Care team at St. Peter’s Hospital. Read more

A group photo of four staff members at St. Peter's Hospital

A Time for Thanks After the Fire

On the morning of November 5, the alarm sounded at St. Peter’s Hospital when a fire broke out in the south wing. Read more

Catherine smiling on her porch at home

Brought Back to Life Seven Times

This holiday season will be one Catherine will never forget, as she has been given another chance at life. Read more