This website is dedicated to sharing information regarding planning for the build of a new West Lincoln Memorial Hospital (WLMH).

We are managing some difficult realities presented by the very old facility at WLMH. We remain committed to the future of this site and the future of all the services we provide to West Niagara residents.


What’s Up @ WLMH: May 2020

Hospital services starting to gradually resume in Ontario Earlier this week, Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) plan to gradually resume clinical services was approved by Ontario Health. Many services, including surgeries and other procedures, were paused during the initial response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s the message we shared with our staff. This approval means we…

WLMH OR renos to start mid-June

While infrastructure projects have continued outside West Lincoln Memorial Hospital, there has been a pause on infrastructure activity inside the building due to COVID-19. Teams at the hospital have continued to work with the contractor to review and adapt renovation plans for the Operating Rooms (OR) and Endoscopy reprocessing area. Here’s a reminder about the…

About COVID-19

We are taking precautions at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) to ensure the safety of our staff, patients, and community.

Planning team hits ground running

Expert consultants create staff, physician “user groups” to advise on practices for new hospital as Ministry provides exception to fast-track its process.

Update about CT Scanner for WLMH

A new CT scanner is planned for WLMH, which means most patients will no longer have to travel to another hospital for this important service.

What’s Up @ WLMH: February 2020

There’s lots happening at WLMH and we want to keep you in the loop. Read our February newsletter and sign up to get these updates delivered to your inbox.

Obstetrical Care Update – October 11

As a result of continued dialogue between Hamilton Health Sciences and Niagara Health and the strong advocacy by WLMH obstetricians for their patients to receive care closer to home, we’re pleased to share a development about obstetrical care. Effective immediately, WLMH obstetricians will be able to support care for their patients, including those in labour…

Ontario Investing in Critical Hospital Improvements for Patients

On Tuesday, October 8, Sam Oosterhoff, MPP Niagara West, and Robin Martin, Parliamentary Assistant (PA) to the Minister of Health, were at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital to announce funding for the redevelopment of the second OR and endoscopy reprocessing at the site. The announcement was made on behalf of Christine Elliot, Deputy Premier and Minister…

Renovation & Service Update: Sept 27

Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) has a plan to rebuild its West Lincoln Memorial Hospital (WLMH) site with a firm commitment from the Ontario government to provide the necessary funding to do so quickly.

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