A doctor looking through a pupillometer towards a patient's eye.

Pupillometer: An Eye on Brain Function

The practice of checking a patient’s pupils to determine how well their brain is functioning has existed for more than 100 years. It’s an important exam because it can give the health care team clues about brain activity and indicate whether urgent surgery might be necessary. Read more

Nicole Freer in her nursing outfit at the hospital

The Best of Both Worlds with the Hybrid Operating Suite

Time is of the essence for resource nurses, who coordinate cases, ensure that required equipment and supplies are available, and provide support for complex cases. Read more

A view of an empty trauma suite

Emergency Department Redevelopment Campaign

You never know when you or a loved one will need it. Read more

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Mental Health is Top of Mind

One in five children in Ontario suffers from a mental, emotional, or behavioural disorder. Read more

Trauma team working on a patient

Striding for Essential Equipment

Enhanced patient care. It’s the reason why participants from around the region have laced up their running shoes in the last six years for Strides for The General. Read more

A doctor poses in a hospital room for newborn babies

Regional Care For Complex Pregnancies

Pregnancies are stressful at the best of times, and even more so when complications arise. Read more

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Giving Back to Her Home of 20 Years

Florence “Flo” Leet is famous at St. Peter’s Hospital. Everyone who passes her in the halls knows her name. Flo humbly credits her fame to the fact that she’s been a resident at St. Peter’s Hospital for 20 years. Read more

Head shot of Greg Birch

From Paralysis to Walking Around the Block

Greg Birch’s long-standing fear of needles could have cost him his life. Read more

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Streetcars to Vineyards Gala 2017

Travel from Streetcars to Vineyards at the Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation Gala, presented by IBM

Badge showcasing High Performer recognition in 2015

The Foundation Recognized as “High Performer” by AHP

Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation is honoured to be recognized as one of nine “High Performer” health care foundations in Canada by the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP). Read more