Five years of changing care

Thursday, February 21, 2019

It’s been five years since the Margaret and Charles Juravinski Centre for Integrated Healthcare opened on our West 5th Campus. That means it has been five years of reinventing the way we deliver healthcare to patients living with mental illness and addiction. Five years of world-renowned research. And five years of integrating mental healthcare alongside … Read More

Because St. Joe’s saves lives

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Tony DeLuca is fundraising for St. Joe’s through the Around the Bay Road Race because St. Joe’s saves lives – including his wife’s. It was only three months after Rita DeLuca gave birth to her and Tony’s third child when she fell critically ill. With three young children at home, the only thing that mattered … Read More

Home is where the healing is

Thursday, February 21, 2019

When Charles Santos started dialysis at St. Joe’s four years ago, he knew he did not want to spend his time in a dialysis centre. He works full-time, he’s an active member at his church, and he didn’t want to stop contributing to his community in any way. This is why he chooses to dialyze … Read More

Thank you for the Christmas gift!

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Each year 3,200 babies are born at St. Joe’s. That’s 3,200 miracles happening right here in the heart of our community. Sometimes, those miracles need to arrive by cesarean section. And although some c-sections are planned, others are urgent decisions made at a moment’s notice. Before we can get the moms who have delivered by … Read More

Grateful patient pays it forward

Monday, November 19, 2018

John Ribson was diagnosed with bladder cancer in 1998. At the time, he began treatment under the watchful eye of Dr. Anil Kapoor at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. Now, 20 years later, John is still Dr. Kapoor’s patient. That’s because over the years the cancer has returned several times but, each time, John, Dr. Kapoor … Read More

Local addictions research goes global

Monday, November 19, 2018

Researchers at the Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research have been pushing the boundaries of knowledge about addiction and bridging the gap between science and practice. The Centre conducts ground-breaking research on the causes, consequences and treatment of addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. And research studies and findings also directly impact patient care – … Read More

Gifts of all sizes matter

Friday, November 16, 2018

6,863 gifts of under $1,000 totaled an impressive $449,654.32 last year Marinus Kok moved to Canada in 1956 from the Netherlands and in 1960 made Hamilton his home. His youngest daughter was born at St. Joe’s, as well as both of his grandchildren years later. While Marinus has been fortunate to not need care at … Read More

A stronger community

Friday, November 16, 2018

At ArcelorMittal Dofasco, their motto is: Our product is steel, our strength is people, so it comes as no surprise they are an organization that dedicates time, effort and resources to supporting the health and wellbeing of their employees, their families, and the Hamilton and area community. Ever since 1984 – when Dofasco made its … Read More

10 years and $1M worth of baby faces are filling the halls at St. Joe’s

Thursday, November 8, 2018

HAMILTON, ON – Today, St. Joe’s celebrated the 10th Birthday of its Baby Face Photo Wall. This program was founded by Teresa Cascioli, philanthropist, entrepreneur and St. Joe’s Baby, who wanted to encourage other St. Joe’s babies to give back to the hospital where their lives began. “I’m proud to be a St. Joe’s baby. In … Read More