New navigation webpages coming to the GHHN

New navigation webpages coming to the GHHN

As changing health needs continue to challenge Ontario’s healthcare system, we see that communities have been struggling to access and navigate health and social services and information in a simple and timely way. This has also been true for our local communities of...
Haldimand Health: Rural Healthcare

Haldimand Health: Rural Healthcare

Haldimand County, located along the north shore of Lake Erie and the Grand River, is home to charming rural communities, with notable cultural sites featuring an abundance of natural attractions to enjoy. This county’s close-knit community is located a mere 20km south...
Environmental Sustainability at the GHHN

Environmental Sustainability at the GHHN

The Greater Hamilton Health Network recognizes that Environmental Sustainability is a key pillar of building healthy communities. In response to growing concerns by the public and health experts regarding the environmental impacts of health care, we have begun to...
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...