|Category Links to Other Records|
|Older Adult Categories||Community Health - Hospitals ; COMMUNITY HEALTH (ALL)|
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Address & Map|
|Located In Community||Hamilton East|
|Major Intersection||Wellington St N and Barton St E|
|Office Phone||905-521-2100 |
|Alternate Contact||Theresa Smith, President, Hamilton General Hospital|
|Description & Services|
|Description||Founded in 1848 as the first hospital in Hamilton, Hamilton General Hospital has grown to become a leading healthcare provider, not only for the downtown community of Hamilton, but for the entire South Central Ontario region. With state-of-the-art facilities, the General is recognized as a regional centre of excellence in cardiovascular care, neurosciences, trauma and burn treatment, rehabilitation and acquired brain injury. |
Committed to the principles of family and patient centered care, the Hamilton General Hospital is a tertiary care centre serving patients from Burlington to Brantford and Niagara Falls to Guelph. The Hamilton General has one of the province's few Burn Units, and an Integrated Stroke Unit caring for acute and rehabilitation patients. Patients who require open-heart surgery or cardiac catheterization are also served by the Dofasco Heart Investigation Unit's innovative and integrated approach to care.
The new David Braley Cardiac, Vascular and Stroke Research Institute (DBCVSRI) at the General is home to leading edge, world renowned research. Clinical researchers from the Population Health Research Institute and laboratory researchers from the Henderson Research Centre - two existing, internationally respected institutes will join together in the DBCVSRI, under one state-of-the-art roof to take international-calibre research to a whole new level, providing leadership in international health research.
The 100,000-square-foot Regional Rehabilitation Centre, which opened at the General site in September 2009, has 91 inpatient beds, providing care to stroke, spinal cord injury, amputee, trauma, neuro-behavioural and acquired brain injury patients.
|Hours||Emergency Services Mon-Sun 24 hours|
|Areas Served||Brant County ; Grey County ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County|
|Boundaries||The City of Hamilton as well as communities in Central South and Central West Ontario * Includes Brant County, Grey County, Haldimand County, Halton Region, Niagara Region, Norfolk County, Waterloo Region and Wellington County|
|Fees||None - with valid Ontario Health Card|
|Funding||Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care|
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|Service Categories||Brain Injury Rehabilitation ; Burn Centres ; Cardiac Rehabilitation ; Cardiothoracic Surgery ; Emergency Room Care ; General Acute Care Hospitals ; Intensive Care ; Medical and Health Sciences Research ; Stroke Rehabilitation ; Trauma Care ; Trauma Centres|
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