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News Archive - 2009

Hospital emergency departments and emergency services personnel across Niagara are extremely busy this time of year. It is important that Niagara residents know the options available to them for emergency and urgent care. Sometimes it is difficult to know whether your…
The public is invited to attend an open house featuring our new Health-Care Complex and Walker Family Cancer Centre currently being constructed at First Street and Fourth Avenue in St. Catharines. Join us for an informative and interesting evening to learn more about the…
Patients in Niagara now have access to digital mammography technology for breast examinations with the acquisition by the Niagara Health System (NHS) of a $800,000 digital mammography unit. The new digital mammography unit at the St. Catharines General Site provides…
A cat helping a mouse in a wheelchair tipped the scales in favour of this year’s selection in the Niagara Health System’s Holiday Card contest. From a field of 45 entries, eight-year-old Viktoria Cubelic of St. Catharines has been selected as the artist of…
Second Physician recruited to the City in past year Today, Dr. Haibo Xu officially began his practice in the City of Port Colborne. He was warmly welcomed with a reception by the Niagara Health System, the City of Port Colborne, the Township of Wainfleet and staff from…
The news media is invited to join the City of Port Colborne and Niagara Health System as we welcome Dr. Haibo Xu and staff as the newest Family Health Organization in Port Colborne. Elected officials, area physicians and hospital leaders will be in attendance. Dr. Xu…
Members of the public can now view construction of the new health-care complex and Walker Family Cancer Centre from their computers thanks to the installation of four web cameras at the construction site by Plenary Health Niagara. Plenary Health Niagara is the company…
Niagara, ON: Niagara Health System (NHS) is beginning the process today to close 39 Complex Continuing Care (CCC) beds next year as part of the Hospital Improvement Plan (HIP). With the changes occurring in healthcare, including the focus on aging at home strategies,…
Niagara, ON.: Niagara Health System (NHS) returns to regular practices today with the lifting of visiting restrictions and building entrance restrictions that were put into place during the height of the H1N1 flu pandemic to help prevent the spread of illness and manage…
Across Niagara, hospital programs and services are changing. Drop by an information open house in our Lake Erie communities to learn more and speak to Niagara Health System leaders about … current and future programs at Port Colborne and Douglas Memorial sites;…