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Streetcars to Vineyards Gala 2017

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

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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

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More Healthy Smiles Thanks to Green Shield

Here’s something to smile about. A generous $50,000 donation from Green Shield Canada will help ensure that more patients at St. Peter’s Hospital have access to professional oral care. Read more

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Welcome to Our New Care4 Partners

The Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation Care4 family continues to grow. Read more

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“I Never Thought it Would Happen to Me”

Life for 57-year-old Lorna Rowell took a dramatic turn in November 2015. She was sitting at the computer with her husband in their Hamilton home on a video call with their son in Thunder Bay. When Lorna went to stand up, her strength suddenly left her. Read more

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St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation Enables the Road to Recovery

HAMILTON, ON: St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation is helping patients on the road to recovery, thanks to a generous $100,000 donation from Gertrud Taunton, a resident of Stoney Creek. Read more

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On the Edge of Medical Science

When 20-year-old Ramsey Fayed of Oakville started to feel his throat closing up at night, he knew that “something wasn’t right.” What he didn’t realize, however, was that his life was in danger. Read more

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Bringing Innovations to Heart Surgery

Imagine a place where aortic valves can be replaced through a five-centimetre incision between two ribs rather than breaking breast bones; where a 10-day hospital stay is reduced to no more than four days; where a patient feels less pain and has a lower risk of post-operative infection. Read more

Hiep Hoang in a wheelchair with his wife Trang next to him

Being “Good Neighbours” to a Stroke Patient at St. Peter’s Hospital

“It’s just a headache. Nothing to worry about.”

That’s what went through 46-year-old Hiep Hoang’s mind in August 2015 as he was walking up the stairs of his Hamilton home. Then he suddenly lost his strength and collapsed. Read more