McMaster Children’s Hospital


McMaster Children’s Hospital (also known as MacKids Hospital) is one of the top pediatric academic health science centres in Canada. MCH serves the special and unique healthcare needs of children using a family-centred model of care.  Each year MCH has approximately 180,000 visits to their subspecialty clinics, diagnostic areas, emergency department, inpatient wards and operating rooms.

McMaster Children’s Hospital is the regional academic centre for pediatric acute care, rehabilitation, developmental and mental health services. Their mission of leading in the provision of the best and most compassionate care in the hospital and community for children, youth, their families and those with special developmental needs is achieved by; collaborating with community partners in the coordination of care and the education of families and communities, advancing and sharing knowledge gained through research to improve health and health care, providing education in the special knowledge and skills to meet the particular needs of children, youth and families and advocating for the optimal health of all children and youth.

McMaster Children’s Hospital is part of Hamilton Health Sciences’ family of hospitals.  It is also home to the McMaster Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI) led by McMaster Children’s Hospital and McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences in conjunction with many key research partners.

McMaster Hospital
1200 Main St. W.
Hamilton, Ontario
L8N 3Z5

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  • Chronic Pain Division

    Chronic Pain Division

    To inspire hope and contribute to the health and well-being of children and individuals living with chronic pain by providing a care model of health promotion and knowledge sharing partnerships through a family centred, awareness and education resource network.

  • Upcoming Events

    1. Halifax Support Group Meeting

      October 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    2. Simcoe/York Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Peer Support Group Meeting

      October 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    3. ILC 5th Annual Ehlers Danlos & Chronic Pain Conference

      November 4, 2017 - November 5, 2017
    4. Ontario Peer Support Meeting – Toronto, Ontario

      November 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    5. Halifax Support Group Meeting

      November 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The ILC Foundation

The ILC Foundation