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GHHN Physician Recruitment

Primary Care

The GHHN is building a more connected healthcare system across Hamilton, Haldimand, and Niagara Northwest in partnership with primary care, patients, families, care partners and community partners.

We are a community that cares, with a strong network of organizations and a medical community that offers support, and connection and approaches community health through engagement, integration and innovative practices.

We know through evidence and experience from around the world that an engaged primary care sector is foundational to successfully improving and integrating care. This is evident at the GHHN through the work of the Primary Care Network that is centred around supporting primary care with planning, strategy, clinical priorities and being the unified vehicle for primary in the region.

About Hamilton

Known as the waterfall capital of the world and located within a 1-hour drive from Toronto and Niagara Falls, the City of Hamilton is a medium-sized city comprised of beautiful and unique communities. With excellent schools, a growing culinary and arts scene, over 100 waterfalls and 145 km of recreational trails, there is plenty to do and see in Hamilton. Whether you are looking to live and work in a rural area, a quaint small town, or a larger urban centre Hamilton has it all.

The City of Hamilton boasts an innovative and collaborative medical community which includes 2 Family Health Teams (including the largest Family Health Team in the province with over 165 physicians), 3 community health centres, Hamilton Health Sciences, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, McMaster University, Shelter Health, and numerous walk-in clinics and LTC facilities.

Hamilton: The Ambitious City

Family physicians looking to practice in Hamilton have many permanent and locum opportunities to choose from and are encouraged to contact Brad van den Heuvel, Director of Physician Recruitment at the GHHN at to request a consult.

Want to learn more about the City of Hamilton and surrounding communities?