Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) is a medical group of seven unique hospitals and a cancer centre located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. In 2014 it was ranked 2nd in Canada on Research Infosources Top 40 Hospitals in Canada list. Hamilton Health Sciences is affiliated with McMaster University Medical School. In October 2008, the Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation was named one of "Canadas Top 100 Employers" by Mediacorp Canada Inc., and was featured in Macleans newsmagazine. It was formed in 1996 when Hamilton General, Henderson General, McMaster University Medical Centre, McMaster Childrens Hospital and Chedoke Hospital merged to form Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation; this union formed one of the largest teaching hospitals in Ontario with four sites, approximately 8,000 employees and 1,000 physicians. St. Peters Hospital became part of Hamilton Health Sciences in 2008.