Imagine Canada logo on a grey and red background.

Imagine Canada Reaccreditation

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

Dr. Sashi Perera smiles for a photo in front of a monitor with brain scans.

Increased Risk Factors for Stroke in Women

Women experience half of all strokes in Canada, but they are more likely to die from their stroke than men. The clinical and research teams at Hamilton Health Sciences are trying to change that outcome.

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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Jay poses for a photo.

Within an Inch of Death

“I was riding a motorcycle when a car pulled out in front of me and cut me off,” says Jay Dukeshire of Hamilton, whose life changed forever during a serious accident. Read more

Natalie wearing a yellow Walmart vest standing next to a board with her picture and story.

Teenager with Rare Spinal Tumours is Announced as the 2019 Children’s Miracle Network Champion

HAMILTON, ON: McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation and Walmart associates from across the region gathered in Brantford to celebrate 16-year-old Natalie Hammond of Burford being named the 2019 Children’s Miracle Network Champion. Read more

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

Palliative care patient with caregiver in a common room

Caring About End-of-Life

The final days of someone’s life are as important as any other milestone. Read more