Provincial Ontario program that pairs Ontario residents with local doctor or nurse practitioners that are accepting new patients.
Offers primary health care services to people living in Hamilton who face barriers to traditional health programs. Doctors and nurses assess and treat minor illnesses and injuries.
- family physicians and physician assistants
- nurse practitioners and registered nurses
- pharmacist consultants
- respiratory educators
Provides care for individuals pre-pregnancy, during pregnancy, labour, and delivery, and birth care. Services include obstetricians, midwives and family physicians, modern birthing facilities, pain management options, lactation consultants, genetic counselling in pregnancy, maternal fetal medicine, and critical care.
Provincial Ontario ministry responsible for:
- providing fast access to health care
- delivering coordinated care in communities
- educating patients to make the right decisions about their health
- sustaining the health care system
Comprehensive foot care program that focuses on the assessment and treatment of feet and the prevention of further diabetic foot complications like ulcers and amputations in people living with diabetes. All foot care is done by a team of registered foot specialists and registered practical nurses with advanced foot care training.
Funding for the program is provided by the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN.
An on-site kiosk that allows individuals who do not have a permanent address to acquire an Ontario health card. A temporary health card number enables participants to access health care services and program staff assist in attaining a permanent card. Health cards are provided by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Medical care centre focused on family and community health. Coordinates patient care in order to assess and treat injuries and illness. The team includes family doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers, dietitians, lactation consultant, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, psychiatrist, chiropodist, pharmacist, systems navigator, and physician's assistant.
An academic Family Health Team affiliated with the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University. Includes the Maternity Centre of Hamilton, McMaster Family Practice, and Stonechurch Family Health Centre. Trains health care professionals, medical clerks and residents in Family Medicine. Provides primary care services and conducts research. Serves over 40,000 patients from the Greater Hamilton Area.
Accredited long-term care homes offering nursing and personal care on a 24 hour basis. Rooms available for both long-term and short-term/respite stays, please contact for exact numbers available. Additional services include: laundry, housekeeping, personal hygiene and medical supplies, meals, pastoral services, and social and recreational programs.