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.
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…
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…
Dr. Mat Noble Wohlgemut explains the plan to ensure programs and services remain intact at WLMH during much-needed renovations.
Services to remain in community while facility upgrades to meet required safety standards are underway
HHS will continue to communicate extensively about what is happening at WLMH as this work proceeds.
We are working on how best to fix the problems while minimizing the impact on the community and on our WLMH team.
Our combined efforts have resulted in a surge of applications in the last few weeks and we are contacting and interviewing qualified candidates as quickly as possible.
Due to a nation-wide shortage of operating room nurses, we are taking limited and temporary steps to redirect obstetrical care, and only on weekends.