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Milton District Hospital Auxiliary Donates $150,000 

The Milton District Hospital Auxiliary (MDHA) presented Milton District Hospital with a cheque for $150,000 at their 2019 Annual General Meeting held on May 15, 2019. Learn more here.

Code Orange exercise at Milton District Hospital 

On Tuesday, May 28, 2019, staff from Halton Healthcare will participate in a Code Orange training exercise at Milton District Hospital. Throughout the morning and early afternoon, patients and visitors may notice increased activity at the hospital.

Hospital services, including the Emergency Department will not be affected by this exercise.

The hospital would call a Code Orange in the event of a disaster that is likely to increase the number of patients received in the Emergency Department. Exercises like this help hospital staff and physicians practice, review and improve our Code Orange plan, so that we are always ready to care for our community.

Halton Healthcare is Recruiting Registered Nurses (attend job fair) and Housekeeping Staff May 9 2019

Halton Healthcare is hosting a Job Fair on Thursday, May 16, 2019 and invites Registered Nurses interested in working at Milton District Hospital to attend. In addition, we are recruiting housekeeping staff at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital.  Learn more here.

New Art Exhibition is launched at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital Apr. 27 2019

On Saturday, April 27, the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH) Art Council is hosting an opening event to celebrate the launch of their most recent contemporary art exhibition entitled, Close to Home.  Learn more here.

Join us for a public showing of SCREENAGERS Apr. 16 2019

Understanding the impacts of screen time on youth and families.  Learn more here.

Inpatient Room Service Now Available at Georgetown Hospital Apr. 12 2019

New System allows patients to order meals by phone from their hospital room.  Learn more here.

Milton Community Fund Helps Improve Patient Care at Milton District Hospital Apr. 9 2019

Thanks to a grant from the Milton Community Fund, Halton Healthcare was able to purchase medical equipment, including a vein finder and surgical instruments that will contribute toward improved patient care at Milton District Hospital.  Learn more here.

New Rapid Access Clinic for Hip and Knee Arthritis Patients Mar. 2019

Thanks to a new model of care, patients living with hip and knee arthritis can now experience shorter wait times for consultation and treatment. Learn more here.

New Volunteer Applications Accepted until February 12, 2019 Jan. 2019

We invite new volunteer applicants to apply at our OAKVILLE, MILTON or GEORGETOWN hospitals until February 12, 2019. Please visit our Volunteer pages for further information and to apply on-line.

Milton District Hospital Expansion certified Gold for Being "Green" Nov. 2018

The Milton District Hospital expansion has attained the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold certification for new construction with the Canada Green Building Council. LEED® is a nationally recognized certification program for the design, operation and construction of high performance green buildings.
 

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Halton Healthcare Receives Prestigious Ingenious Award Nov. 7/2018

Halton Healthcare has been awarded the Information Technology Association of Canada’s (ITAC) 2018 Ingenious Awards in the category of large public organization for Smart Hospitals Enabling Exemplary Patient Experiences. Ingenious Awards celebrate the use of technology to improve the performance of large and small businesses, large and small government operations and not-for- profit organizations.

Halton Healthcare was recognized for the use of technologies such as mobile phones, smart patient care equipment, and the real-time locating system to support care teams and enhance the patient experience.

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Milton District Hospital Expansion Recognized for Project Excellence Nov. 2018

Halton Healthcare’s Milton District Hospital expansion project has been named the silver infrastructure award winner for the 2018 National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships from the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP). The MDH expansion project was one of only five projects selected as 2018 recipients of the CCPPP National Awards.

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Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital Receives International Recognition for Surgical Patient Care

The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH) as achieving meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2017. The ACS NSQIP recognition program commends a select group of hospitals for reducing surgical complications. OTMH was one of 83 hospitals that achieved this recognition.

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Halton Healthcare Receives Leadership Award for Dementia Care and Education Oct. 30/2018 Oct. 30/2018

Halton Healthcare is the recipient of a 2017-2018 Advanced Gerontological Education (AGE) Recognition Award with distinction (category of Acute Care/Hospital) for providing staff knowledge, skills and confidence in caring for patients with dementia. The award was received from AGE for Halton Healthcare’s commitment to Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) education, an innovative dementia care education curriculum based on a person-centred care approach.

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Halton Healthcare Hosts Staff Event to Share Emotional, Social and Ethical Challenges Faced by Healthcare Workers Oct. 23/2018

Halton Healthcare is one of the first community hospitals in Canada to host ‘Schwartz Rounds’ for its staff and physicians on the topic of ‘The Impact of Patient Death: How to Move Forward’. Hosted earlier this month, the Rounds were delivered in a panel discussion format.

The Rounds provide a multidisciplinary forum where caregivers discuss difficult emotional and social issues that arise in caring for patients.

Learn More Here

We Need Your Website Feedback Oct. 1/2018

We have just launched a brand new design for haltonhealthcare.com and we are asking for your feedback to help improve it.

Our new website design is simple and user-focused, in line with usability best practices. The new homepage features a large search bar with clear icons for ease of navigation. The new site highlights areas of interest and the ability to introduce multimedia such as patient story videos.

We invite you to send us your website comments and any feedback as we make continual improvements and evaluations of the new site navigation and content. The ‘Website Feedback’ link will also be included in the footer of all website pages.

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Halton Healthcare Annual Report 2017/18 Sep. 28 / 2018

We invite you to read our 2017/18 Annual Report featuring patient stories, statistics and our audited financials.

Click here to view the report

Celebrating One Year of the Milton District Hospital Expansion! Sept. 28 / 2018

A year ago on October 1, 2017 Milton District Hospital successfully opened its 330,000sq. ft expansion after many years of planning and two years of fast-paced construction. The state-of-the-art expansion built with and for the community provides a healing environment for our patients and supports our vision to transform the community hospital experience.

Please click here to watch the Milton District Hospital Move Day Video to celebrate this great achievement a year later!

Watch Our Rehabilitation Video Sept. 28 / 2018

If you or a loved one are spending some time on the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit at Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, click here to learn more about what to expect on the unit and how you will be prepared for discharge.

This video was made possible by the Innovation Fund at Halton Healthcare.

Click here to watch the Welcome to Rehabilitation at Halton Healthcare video.