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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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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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New Nurse Navigates COVID-19 Crisis

Chloe Nicholls was just settling into her new position at St. Peter’s Hospital when COVID-19 changed everything.

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Stopping Frailty in its Tracks

Researchers at St. Peter’s Hospital are unlocking the mysteries of frailty to maximize the resiliency of seniors.

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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.

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UNPLUGGED – March 7, 2021

On Sunday, March 7, join us for a new experience.

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New Partnership With Joseph Tassoni

We are proud to partner with Joseph Tassoni, a Burlington-based Canadian high-end fashion brand to develop a custom Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation non-medical face covering this is available for $15.

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A Window to Smiles

During the COVID-19 crisis, donor support enabled the purchase of eight cell phones for window visits at St. Peter’s Hospital.

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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.