Hamilton Sub-Region

Hamilton Sub-Region Anchor and Action Table Recruitment

The Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant (HNHB) Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is seeking patients, families and caregivers to participate in the Hamilton Anchor Table, Mental Health & Addictions Table or Health Links Action Table as a Patient and Family Advisor. 

We encourage patients and their family/caregivers who live within the HNHB LHIN's Hamilton sub-region to complete and submit this Expression of Interest for consideration as a member of one or both of these tables.

Please complete and return the Expression of Interest form to Claire Kislinsky at Claire.kislinsky@lhins.on.ca or call 905-526-3603.


Compared to other HNHB LHIN sub-regions, the Hamilton sub-region has the:

  • Highest percentage of people satisfied with their health care (90%)
  • Highest percentage of alternate level of care days (18.5%)
  • Highest percentage of repeat unscheduled emergency department visits within 30 days for mental health conditions (21.2% and substance abuse conditions (38.2%)

Population: 551,751

  • 1.7% Report French as mother tongue
  • 1.8% Identify as Indigenous
  • 16.4% Age 65+
  • 7.1% Rural population

Health Services

Click here for a list of providers in the Hamilton sub-region.

6.0 Primary care physicians per 10,000 people

  • 326 Primary care physicians
  • 2 Family Health Teams
  • 10 Family Health Groups
  • 27 Family Health Organizations/Networks
  • 3 Community Health Centres
  • 1 Aboriginal Health Access Centre

44 Home and Community Care Service Providers*

  • 30 Community Support
  • 8 Supportive Housing
  • 11 Mental Health
  • 8 Substance Abuse/Problem Gambling
  • 2 Acquired Brain Injury
  • 1 Community Care Access Centre

2 Hospitals

  • 9 Sites

27 Long-Term Care Homes

  • 3,866 Beds
  • 91 Beds per 1,000 people age 75+

2 Hospices

1 Public Health Unit

Health System Performance

Alternate level of care (ALC) days
62,569 days 
Emergency department (ED) visits for conditions best managed elsewhere
16 per 1,000 people
Hospitalizations for conditions that could be treated in ambulatory setting
per 1,000 people 
Average monthly number of patients waiting for long-term care 
Repeat unscheduled ED visits within 30 days for mental health conditions
1,556 ED visits; 814 people
Repeat unscheduled ED visits within 30 days for substance abuse conditions
1,462 ED visits; 425 people

Sources and Definitions

For details about the above information, including sources and definitions, please review the Glossary.

*This information reflects only HNHB LHIN-funded service providers therefore additional services and providers may exist within the sub-region.


Hamilton sub-region map showing inequalities in health and social wellbeing


Claire Kislinsky, Director, Sub-Region Planning & Integration - claire.kislinksy@lhins.on.ca

Dr. Jennifer Everson, Interim Sub-Region Clinical Lead ‚Äč- jennifer.everson@lhins.on.ca