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A Letter From a Frontline Hero – Dr. Simerpreet Sandhanwalia

“At the height of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was gut-wrenching to call a family member to tell them that their husband, wife, mom or dad was about to die, and connect them via phone or tablet due to the no-visitor policy.”

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Winner Announced for 50/50 Inspiration Lottery

On November 3, 2020, Lori M. from St. Catharines was announced as the grand-prize winner of our 50/50 Inspiration Lottery. Lori took home $81,390!

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Charles and Margaret Juravinski Invest (Again!)

Charles and Margaret Juravinski have turned the tables on the typical birthday tradition of receiving gifts. Instead, Margaret and Charles, who turned 91 on Nov. 1, chose to give a gift – a new investment of $3 million to support health research through the Juravinski Research Institute.

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Expanding Capacity to Care for Patients with Blood Cancers

A newly expanded unit for patients needing treatment for blood cancers such as lymphoma and leukemia officially opened at Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre on October 30, 2020. 

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Honouring the Passing of Mr. Braley

The Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation community is profoundly saddened by the passing of David Braley.

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The Cameron Family Award

The Cameron Family Award provides financial support to nurses, physicians, therapists, and/or allied health members of the pediatric surgery interdisciplinary team.

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Dr. Stephen Buttrum Memorial Bursary

The Dr. Stephen Buttrum Memorial Bursary for Excellence in Clinical Psychology is awarded to a PhD candidate in clinical psychology, who has been accepted into the Clinical Psychology Internship Program at McMaster Children’s Hospital.

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COVID-19 | Community Recognition

We are so grateful for your financial donations and vital contributions of food and personal protective equipment for the teams at Hamilton Health Sciences.

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The Next Level of Spine Surgery

Advancements in technology used during spinal surgery are providing numerous benefits for patients and surgical teams. Orthopedic surgeons at Hamilton Health Sciences, specifically those at Hamilton General Hospital and McMaster Children’s Hospital, now have the critical equipment to take advantage of those advancements.

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Four Local Businesses Join Care4 Program

We are pleased to announce that Vineland Estates Winery, Forsythe Health Care, Joseph Tassoni Face Coverings and Healthy Planet Canada have joined our Care4 cause marketing program.