A person holding a model of a brain.

Transformational Stroke Care

Thanks to the 2015 transformational gift from the Marta and Owen Boris Foundation, researchers at Hamilton Health Sciences are working to enhance care for patients with Intracerebral hemorrhage.

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A Message From Our CEO – Celebrating Our Loyal Donors

Over the last 10 years, donors have helped Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation contribute nearly $150 million toward patient care. And while 2020 has been a challenging year, our donors and the community at large have stepped up in heartwarming ways to support the frontline clinical teams as they provide vital care during the COVID-19 crisis.

Bill smiles for a photo

Herniated Discs Lead to Partial Paralysis

After experiencing weakness and pain in his legs, Bill’s family physician sent him to the Emergency Department at Hamilton General Hospital. An MRI revealed that two of the discs in his spine were in danger of rupturing.

Cheryl smiles for a photo

New Leadership at Hamilton General Hospital

Welcome to two new members of the Hamilton General Hospital family: Cheryl Williams and Dr. Alan Menkis.

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Learning about Palliative Care

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

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Care for the End of Life

Palliative care specialists often collaborate with the Assisted Dying Resource and Assessment Service (ADRAS) to ensure that patients receive the best possible palliative care during the process of MAiD, or medical assistance in dying.

Caleb is in his red and white go-kart on the race track.

Dehydration to Diabetes Diagnosis

Caleb was suffering from diabetic ketoacidosis, a potentially life-threatening condition in which the body produces too many acidic ketones due to a lack of insulin. If untreated, it can cause fatal organ failure.

A collage of caregivers wearing PPE, as well as a photo of Hamilton General Hospital. At the centre is The Gulshan & Pyarali G. Nanji Family Foundation logo.

Double Your Impact to our COVID-19 Response

The Gulshan & Pyarali G. Nanji Family Foundation will match all donations up to $100,000 in support of Hamilton General Hospital Foundation’s COVID-19 response.

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Business Supports Cancer-Care Workers During COVID-19 Crisis

Thanks to the generosity of The Walters Group of Companies and its Chairman Walter Koppelaar, a bagged lunch/snack will be delivered every Friday to all staff and physicians at Juravinski Cancer Centre until May 15.

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.