Earlier this month (February 2021), the Ministry of Health approved the Stage 2 plan for the new hospital. We thought now is a good time to catch up with Bart DeVries, redevelopment director at HHS leading the WLMH rebuild planning, for a rapid fire Q&A session about the status of the rebuild. So, the Stage […]
Work is well underway to build the suite to house the CT scanner at WLMH. Find out what goes into the process.
New State-of-the-Art Replacement Hospital in Grimsby will Improve Access to Quality Health Care NEWSFebruary 2, 2021 GRIMSBY – As part of its comprehensive plan to end hallway health care, the Ontario government is making an additional investment of over $15 million to support the planning and design of the new Hamilton Health Sciences – West […]
When building new health care infrastructure in Ontario, hospitals are required to raise 30 per cent of the total project cost, which includes 10 per cent of construction cost and 100 per cent of furniture, fixtures and equipment. This fundraising effort is referred to as the “local share.” Infrastructure Ontario is pegging the WLMH rebuild […]
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak on C-Ward at WLMH, obstetrics services will be temporarily redirected to Niagara Health, starting Friday, January 29 at 3 pm. This redirect is anticipated to be in place for two weeks. With C-Ward closed to new admissions, the site has lost 50 per cent of its bed capacity. […]
Earlier this month, happy parents Connie and Mark Sandercock welcomed their second baby into the world! Baby Colton was the first baby born at WLMH in 2021. Here’s the full story! Convert to PDFPrint page
Following up from this post in November, obstetrics services at WLMH will resume next week, starting January 12, from Tuesday morning to Friday afternoon. We can now confirm that outside of these hours, women in labour or requiring assessment will be redirected to deliver at the St. Catharines site of Niagara Health (NH). This follows […]
What a remarkable year 2020 has been. As a global pandemic took hold in the community, our team at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital (WLMH) has shown incredible resilience and dedication to keep the hospital open and our patients safe. Inside the hospital, we’ve invested heavily to upgrade the aging mechanical systems to make the building […]
The redevelopment of West Lincoln Memorial Hospital (WLMH) is taking another step forward as Infrastructure Ontario and Hamilton Health Sciences start the process to find a design-build team for the project. Issuing a request for qualifications (RFQ) is the initial opportunity for prospective teams to express their interest in bidding for the construction contract. The […]
This week, the initial plan to resume obstetrics services at WLMH was shared with site staff and physicians. Starting January 12, 2021, mothers in labour will be able to deliver their babies from Tuesday morning until Friday afternoon at WLMH. Births outside of these hours will be delivered at another nearby hospital. Those details are […]
Stage 2 plan sent to the Ministry, an expert talking about experts, and a new drilling rig showed up on the site! Read it all in the October newsletter…
We’ve submitted the Stage 2 plan to the Ministry for approval. Here’s 10 things to know about the submission.
Want to know who’s on the consulting team for the new WLMH project? Bart fills us in!
You may have noticed a drilling rig on the WLMH property recently. “Geotechnical drilling” is a normal part of the process for infrastructure development. Essentially, the team is taking underground samples to get a sense of the soil type and bedrock depth. This will help when determining the best type of foundation for the building. […]
Much ado about (WLMH rebuild project) costing Last week, Infrastructure Ontario (IO) released its fall Market Update report. The report reiterates the government’s commitment to rebuild WLMH, which we completely expected, but it’s always great news regardless. The report, however, noted for the first time that WLMH project is now included in the “$200 – […]
We’re rebuilding WLMH. That comes with a whole bunch of lingo, jargon, phrases and processes. Luckily, we have experts who can explain them.
Last week, Infrastructure Ontario (IO) released its fall Market Update report. The report reiterates the government’s commitment to rebuild WLMH, which we completely expected, but it’s always great news regardless. (The WLMH rebuild project has been included in IO’s updates for almost two years.) The report, however, noted for the first time that WLMH project […]
WLMH ORs Reopening September 14 Critical safety upgrades required in the WLMH operating rooms (ORs) are now complete. Activity in the ORs will gradually resume, starting the week of September 14. Patients will soon be able to receive high-quality procedures closer to home, in an environment that meets standards for safety and infection control. Which […]
Local leader to head up rebuild project team Hamilton Health Sciences recently made a big hire for the #newWLMH team. Grimsby-resident Bart DeVries is coming on board as our Director of Redevelopment Projects and is taking the lead on the rebuild. Meet Bart. Mental health clinic staffer earns elite clinical certification Congratulations to Aprile Titterson – […]
Hamilton Health Sciences recently made a big hire for the #newWLMH team. Grimsby-resident Bart DeVries is coming on board as our Director of Redevelopment Projects and is taking the lead on the rebuild. Here’s a little bit about Bart. Tell us about yourself and your background. BD: I grew up in Beamsville and live in […]