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Giving Blooms is operated by the Hamilton Health Sciences Volunteer Association (HHSVA).  We are a non-profit organization that operates shops and services across the Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) family of hospitals including gift shops, cafes, cafeterias, parking services and more.

Our mission is to continually support, enhance and advocate for HHS and its volunteers, on behalf of patient care.  Since 2010 we have donated over $60 million towards enhancing patient care at HHS through the donation of patient equipment, such as surgical devices, diagnostic tools and wheelchairs, and funding of patient care programs.

Thank you to customers, like you, who make these donations possible. Your purchase truly makes a difference to the patient experience. For more information about HHSVA, please click here

 

HHSVA Donates State-of-the-Art Operating Room Tables to McMaster Hospital

The Operating Room (OR) team at McMaster hospital couldn’t be more pleased with the four state-of-the-art OR tables donated by the Hamilton Health Sciences Volunteer Association (HHSVA). The tables have many new features that have improved both the patient and OR team experience. Its telescoping base adjusts the table from a height of almost four feet down to less than two feet from the floor. The table top slides laterally allowing for unobstructed x-ray images during surgery and is constructed in four sections enabling staff to easily position patients. "It’s great because these are big ticket items that we really needed. I am amazed that the VA is able to provide this kind of funding," says Patricia Leclair, Registered Nurse. "Because of the VA, we have all the beds we needed for the new OR and we’re able to be more efficient with the procedures we do."

 

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