GHHN Presents at ICIC22 Denmark

GHHN Presents at ICIC22 Denmark

In November 2021 the Greater Hamilton Health Network submitted two abstracts to the International Conference on Integrated Care. The first focussed on Women’s Health Days: a community approach to integrated care for women, trans and gender diverse persons experiencing...
Black History Month: Clinical Musings

Black History Month: Clinical Musings

Is race a “risk factor”? The question is more complex than it looks and requires us to consider both biological and social dimensions.   “Race” is a term which has no biological or physiological roots.  99.9% of our DNA as humans is universally shared....
Primary Care in the Greater Hamilton Health Network

Primary Care in the Greater Hamilton Health Network

For many years it has been apparent that there was not a system in place to support Primary Care in Ontario. This has also been true in Hamilton. Individual practices or small groups of clinicians would concentrate on the health and medical needs of their own...
Women’s Health Drop-In Days

Women’s Health Drop-In Days

Women Experiencing Homelessness, Women’s Health Drop-In Days I am sure you have heard the phrase “more hands lighten the load”.  I cannot help but think of a better statement to describe the planning, volunteering, donations and delivery of care during our Women’s...
Our Journey

Our Journey

By: John Fleming February 14th, 2012……Valentine’s Day. We were just getting ready to leave for a long-awaited Florida getaway with our kids, their spouses, and our granddaughter. Having had some discomforting symptoms, my wife of some 40 years, had gone through a...