This website is dedicated to sharing information regarding planning for the build of a new West Lincoln Memorial Hospital (WLMH). For expectant mothers and women who may need our labour and delivery services, read our FAQs.

We are managing some difficult realities presented by the very old facility at WLMH. However, we remain committed to the future of this site and the future of all the services we provide to West Niagara residents. We know members of the community have expressed serious concerns regarding some of our preliminary planning.  The information below will help address these issues.


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.

May Hospital Update

In this issue, we provide an update on WLMH. We also highlight the WLM Auxilliary’s 75th anniversary celebrations and funding received from GBF Community Services.

West Niagara mayors comment on WLMH

As the Mayors for West Niagara, we thought it time we talk to you, our residents about the state of WLMH and the commitment for a long needed and long promised rebuild.

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