Patient Patricia McAlister

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

Caring About End-of-Life

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

Laura Smith at the SA/DVCC

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.

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

Ron Gardner with framed prints.

Place a Bid and Make a Difference

Ron Gardner, the President of Funding Innovation, is grateful for the life-saving care he received at Hamilton General Hospital. 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

Photo of Jeff and Jennifer Wolfenden

Couple Falls in Love after Both Suffered a Stroke

HAMILTON, ON: Jeff and Jennifer Wolfenden’s lives became intertwined in ways they could never have expected. Read more