Bob Bristo poses for a photo at St. Peter’s Hospital.

Learning to Walk Again

“My back pain was excruciating,” recalls Bob Bristo of Georgetown. “Then I began to experience weakness and paralysis in my legs. It kept getting worse until I could barely wiggle my toes.” Read more

Lisa with her daughter Aspen holding a “3” balloon on the beach.

A Cancer Patient’s High-Risk Pregnancy

“The headaches kept getting worse,” recalls Lisa Allain of Welland. “Then I started to feel nauseous and I was having trouble finding words. I realized that something was seriously wrong after I had a seizure.” 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

Crissie Leng holding a patient's artwork

A Creative Outlet for Dementia Patients

Art can be a powerful tool that can stimulate healing. Read more

Patient Paul Terris at St. Peter's Hospital

Helping Paul Return Home

The pain in his hip had become unbearable. Read more

Banner for the 2019 Gala The Greatest Show featuring a circus performer

The Greatest Show – Gala 2019

Gala is the signature fundraising event for Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation.

Patients at St. Peter's sitting at a table and painting

65-Hour Fundraiser for St. Peter’s Hospital Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients

HAMILTON, ON: St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation has partnered with Home Instead Senior Care Foundation of Canada for its GIVE65 initiative to raise funds for the Creative Expressions program at St. Peter’s Hospital. Read more

Pam Westover at St. Peter’s Hospital

Complexity of Care at St. Peter’s Hospital

Working toward the achievement of a patient’s personal goal for recovery – that is the underlying role of the Medically Complex Care team at St. Peter’s Hospital. Read more

Luke Fillion and his mother.

Fillion’s Footsteps for Palliative Care

On Friday, May 4, Luke Fillion will walk from Hamilton to the base of the CN Tower in Toronto in memory of his mother Janis for his fifth annual Fillion’s Footsteps for Palliative Care in support of St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation.
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A group photo of four staff members at St. Peter's Hospital

A Time for Thanks After the Fire

On the morning of November 5, the alarm sounded at St. Peter’s Hospital when a fire broke out in the south wing. Read more