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By Fallon Hewitt Spectator Reporter Published: Thu., May 14, 2020  Forty-one days, at least six tests and two negative results. That’s what it took for Helen Keene to see the light of day beyond the COVID-19 unit of St. Joseph’s Hospital. On Wednesday, she was finally discharged to fanfare. Lining the hall, nurses, doctors, cleaners […]

Services available to cleaners, administrators as well as nurses and doctors Dan Taekema · CBC News · May 06, 2020 St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton has a message for anyone working on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic: “You don’t have to suffer alone.” The hospital system is stepping up as the regional lead for […]

By Katrina Clarke Spectator Reporter Mon., April 20, 2020 A new pilot project will see some 3,000 asymptomatic residents and staff at Hamilton and area care settings tested for COVID-19. On Monday, St. Joseph’s Health System and Niagara Health announced a pilot project is underway to test all asymptomatic patients, residents and some staff in […]

St. Joseph’s Health System & Niagara Health launch new pilot surveillance project to protect the most vulnerable in our health system April 20, 2020 – COVID-19 has had a devasting effect within many congregate care facilities caring for vulnerable elderly residents, prompting the Ontario government to call for greater testing in long-term care and retirement […]

BY DON MITCHELL GLOBAL NEWS Two well-known philanthropists are set to give Hamilton health researchers a $3.3-million boost to help fund urgent research projects connected to the COVID-19 pandemic and mental health. In a letter to the community, Charles and Margaret Juravinski say they are donating funds to free everyone from the “terrible virus,” and […]

St. Joseph’s says use of virtual visit tech has increased 450 per cent Apr 01, 2020 by Sebastian Bron Hamilton Spectator For Rob DeLuca, an ordinary trip to the doctor’s office often feels like tiptoeing through a room filled with trip wires. The bodybuilder with stage-four lung cancer and pulmonary hypertension is acutely vulnerable to […]

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