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SJHH / About/ Media Room/ Media Releases

Please find full access to our latest media releases below. Our Public Affairs team is happy to connect members of the media with our experts to feature a local perspective on health care stories. Please see Media Relations for our contact information.



August 8 - Grateful St. Joe's Patient and business leader gives back


January 1 - St. Joe's welcomes Hamilton's first baby of 2017

April 4 - Low-dose penicillin in early life induces long-term changes in behaviour, gut microbes and brain inflammation


June 29 - Innovative patient-centred model improves health care across the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant region

February 19 - Papal Honour to be Bestowed on Dr. Kevin Smith

February 5 - National recognition for St. Joseph’s Health System and Integrated Comprehensive Care project 


July 22 - Free App to Help Youth in Hamilton Reach Out to Mental Health and Addiction Services 

April 15 - Proposed Realignment of Transportation Services at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

April 7 - Learning-enhancing medication shows promise as an anti-craving medication in treating alcoholism

March 26 - World Renowned Expert in Molecular Studies Named Vice President of Research at the Research Institute of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

February 12 - St. Joe's Integrated Comprehensive Care Team Recognized by Change Foundation for Innovative Approach to Patient Care

February 3 - St. Joe's Patient Focused Model of Bundled Care is Minister's Vision for Future Healthcare Delivery in Ontario


August 8 - CFHI Supports 22 Patient and Family Engagement Projects Across Canada 

June 16 - Recommendations Following the Coroner's Inquest into the Death of Steve Mesic

May 31 - Hoarder Slowly Learns to Stop Clinging to the Past

May 30 - Employees of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton Help Save Lives in Ontario Through Organ and Tissue Donation Campaign

May 22 - Pushups, Pull-ups and Planks—Hamilton Seniors Work Up a Sweat at St. Joseph’s Stay Well Program

May 13 - HWDSB Student Senate Plans Conference on Wellness

May 5 - The Simple Task of Washing Your Hands Does Save Lives, We've got the Proof

May 5 - St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton Researcher Wins Over $2.2 Million in Funding from CIHR and Heart & Stroke Foundation

April 28 - St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton Researchers Discover New Nerve Pathway with Potential to Treat Anxiety and Depression

April 22 - St. Joseph's Healthcare Integrates Mental & Medical Healthcare by Hosting 26th Annual McMaster Psychiatry Research Day

April 1 - Colours Café: Social Enterprise Partnership Reduces Stigma Associated with Mental Illness and Addiction

March 25 - 90 Year Old Patient Marks 15 Years of Home-Based Hemodialysis Care and Support from St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

March 10 - St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton Saved Sandy's Sight (Glaucoma Awareness)

March 7 - A Neighbourly Act of Kindness at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton 

March 5 - Expanding Peritoneal Dialysis Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton Helps Patients Receive Treatment at Home

February 27 - Innovation and Collaboration Key Ingredients to Transitioning Patients Requiring Dialysis from Hospital to the Comfort of their own Homes 

February 17 - A Unique Drug-Free Approach to Menopause Relief, Free Community Information Session 

February 14 - St. Joe’s Invites Community Members to Bring a Piece of ‘West 5th History’ Home

February 9 - St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton’s New West 5th Campus Facility Welcomes First Patient

January 24 - St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton Celebrates the Grand Opening of the New West 5th Campus

January 20 - Nine Operating Rooms Open at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton’s Charlton Campus as Restoration After Flooding Progresses

January 17 - Hamilton Physicians Honoured at the Patient Choice Awards

January 16 - Innovative Thinking and Flexibility Transforms the Way Staff Work to Increase Capacity of Services for Patients

January 15 - A message to our patients from Dr. David Higgins

January 12 - Significant improvement efforts continue following flood at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

January 11 - St. Joseph’s to restart emergent and urgent surgery following devastating flood damage - Hamilton Health Sciences continues to provide emergency and urgent surgical services

January 10 - Clean Up St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton’s Charlton Campus Continues in an Effort to Fully Restore Services

January 8 - Hamilton Hospitals working together to care for patients following floods at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and Juravinski Cancer Centre


September 9 - St. Joseph's Launches MOREob, Multidisciplinary Approach Improves Quality of Care for Obstetrics Patients

May 29 - St. Joe's patients encouraged to plan ahead for appointments or visiting during Queen Street Hill Closure

May 10 - Recommendations to Enhance Care at St. Joseph's West 5th Campus - Media Release & Recommendation (PDF File)

May 3 - Free public educational session to learn more about migraines and how to cope with their debilitating effects - Event Flyer

April 23 - One Hundred Surgeries Later, the da Vinci Robot is Speeding Healing in Patients & Driving Standards of Care

April 22 - St. Joe's volunteer knows first-hand the positive impact volunteers have in caring for senior patients

April 12 - St. Joe's Launches Online Virtual Tour to Showcase the Women's and Infants' Program

April 3 - Internationally Renowned St. Joe's Researcher to Receive 14th Annual Anne & Neil McArthur Research Award

March 28 - 2012 Public Sector Salary Disclosure

March 20 - Media Release - Hamilton’s Men’s Withdrawal Management Centre to transfer to St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

February 13 - News Release - SJHH Researchers Call for Screening of Bipolar Disorder in Pregnant and Postpartum Women

February 13 - Media Release - Baxter Corporation & SJHH: Harnessing the Power of Digital Devices for Patient Education

February 13 - Media Advisory - Countdown has begun for the New West 5th Campus

February 1 - Letter to Our Community: CBC Marketplace & Hospital Cleanliness - FAQ on Environmental Cleaning Practices

January 31 - Meet NOELLE: New Birthing Simulator at St. Joe's, Brings Labour and Delivery Training to Life

January 19 - Media Release - Helping Hamilton Tackle Depression: A Focus on our Aging Community

January 11 - Media Release: Hamilton Influenza Update

January 8 - Media Release:  Join Us as we Celebrate Survivors of Lung Cancer

January 1 - St. Joe's Welcomes Hamilton's First Baby of 2013