In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks on C-Ward and ICU at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital (WLMH), obstetrical services will be temporarily redirected to Niagara Health, starting Tuesday, December 14 at 7:00 am. The earliest the outbreaks can be declared over is December 26, pending no new cases are confirmed in connection with these outbreaks. […]
Teams submit technical RFPs for new WLMH
Shortlisted teams have responded to the first component of the RFP, submitting technical proposals for evaluation.
Q&A: Leadership lessons learned
For the last four-plus years, Cindy MacDonald has been the Director of Community Programs and Site Administrator at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital. She recently announced her retirement which is set for the end of December 2021. She graciously (and humbly) agreed to sit down for a Rapid Fire Q&A session to share some of insights […]
“Perfect time” to get screened
New WLMH mammography machine up and running The latest upgrade to diagnostic services at Hamilton Health Sciences’ (HHS) West Lincoln Memorial Hospital (WLMH) is new state-of-the-art mammography equipment that provides routine 2D mammography as well as 3D imaging, also called tomosynthesis. Mammography technologists at WLMH started using the new machine — a GE model called […]
WLMH welcomes Dr. Mosher, OBGYN
For Dr. Andrea Mosher, coming to West Lincoln Memorial Hospital is a bit of a homecoming. “This opportunity at WLMH is somewhat full circle for me,” said Dr. Mosher, WLMH’s newest obstetrician and gynecologist. “I grew up in Niagara Falls, did my undergrad at Queens University, went to medical school in Calgary, and took my […]
Obstetrics services resuming October 5
Obstetrics services at WLMH will resume starting October 5, supporting deliveries from Tuesday morning to Friday afternoon. Outside of these hours of operation, women in labour or requiring assessment will be redirected to deliver at the St. Catharines site of Niagara Health (NH). This is the same model that was in place prior to the […]
“Exciting part of the development process”
Work continues on rebuild project The Request for Proposals (RFP) was issued at the very end of June, meaning the three teams vying for the project have all of the requirements needed to complete their bids. For the redevelopment team which has been working furiously throughout the planning phases to get this project over the […]
New Chair, members appointed to HHS Board
Annual leadership changes at the HHS Board of Directors includes welcoming new Chair and three new members
More diagnostic imaging upgrades on the way
With the CT suite open, work is now underway on upgrading the site’s x-ray and mammography rooms
HHS, IO Issue RFP for WLMH Redevelopment
Today, Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Hamilton Health Sciences have invited three teams to respond to a request for proposals (RFP) to design, build and finance the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital redevelopment project. The three teams were prequalified based on criteria identified in a request for qualifications process that began in November 2020. Selection criteria included […]
Photo essay: Building the CT suite
Pictures are worth a thousand words. We’ve taken many opportunities over the past 9 months to capture different stages of the development – from office space to CT suite. Check out this stunning transformation. Convert to PDFPrint page
Introducing…a palliative care nurse clinician
Sarah Romeril has held a variety of roles across her 11 years of nursing practice. She started her career working at the Hamilton General Hospital site before moving to a position in the Emergency Department (ED) at Joseph Brant Hospital all the while working at Carpenter Hospice in Burlington. When a nurse clinician position opened […]
Q&A: Update on the new WLMH
Q. The Stage 3 submission was sent to the Ministry of Health in late March for approval. Where does that currently stand? A. Our team has been engaged in discussion with the Ministry about the submission. This is normal. Everyone is working toward the same goal of planning and building a great hospital. All parties […]
Update – provincial direction to resume non-urgent surgeries and procedures
The province has enabled the cautious and gradual resumption of hospital clinical services not expected to require inpatient resources. Planning is underway to resume these services in a phased and equitable way.
Equipping the new WLMH for success
Furniture, fixtures and equipment are a vital part of any health-care setting. Find out what’s involved in outfitting an entire new hospital.
Local share of financing lands at $50M
The estimated amount for the local share of financing required to build a new hospital in Ontario evolves over the lifespan of the project and becomes more accurate as detailed planning work is completed. The target is initially set at 30 per cent of the total project budget, as defined by the Government of Ontario. […]
Three Teams on Shortlist to Build New WLMH
Infrastructure Ontario and Hamilton Health Sciences announced that three teams have been prequalified to design, build and finance the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital redevelopment project.
COVID-19 Update: OR & L&D
The pressure within Ontario and on our hospital due to COVID-19 is escalating rapidly. Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) continues to create capacity for critical care and to ensure that the team members with the specialized skills and expertise required to care for the sickest patients are available and supported. Read the list of temporary actions […]
SNEAK PEEK: New WLMH renderings
We have all the details needed to create some illustrations of what we think the new hospital and site can look like!
CT scanner: going the extra mile for patients
Patients needing CT scans are brought to Hamilton for the test. WLMH nurses go with them.