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News Archive - 2010

Niagara Region Public Health is reassuring the public that there is no secondary health risk from the Phosphine incident where 16 individuals were evacuated from a ship on Lake Erie in the early morning of December 22, 2010. Transport Canada and provincial and federal…
The Niagara-on-the-Lake Hospital Auxiliary is delighted to announce it has received Community Participation and Leadership funding from the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program for its Recollections Project. The Recollections Project is a special…
Niagara, ON: A water colour painting depicting nurses hand in hand as angels is this year’s selection in the fourth annual NHS Holiday Greetings contest. The competition was stiff with 59 amazing entries received this year – the highest number of entries…
Niagara, ON: Members of the media are invited to join Cancer Care Ontario President and CEO Terry Sullivan as he tours the Walker Family Cancer Centre construction site and talks about how the new provincial action plan for cancer services will impact Niagara. Among…
Niagara, ON: The Niagara Health System (NHS) is conducting public consultation over the next three months to ensure its Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities reflects the values that patients and their families along with staff, physicians, volunteers and…
Niagara, ON: Au cours des trois prochains mois, le Système de santé de Niagara (SSN) mènera une consultation publique pour s’assurer que sa Déclaration des droits et des responsabilités des patients reflète les valeurs…
Niagara, ON: The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) Board of Directors has removed its nursing censure of the Niagara Health System (NHS) effective today. BACKGROUND Niagara Health System had been censured by ONA since February 2003. Censuring is a mechanism used by…
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…
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT Beginning on Thursday, Nov. 25, road and pedestrian traffic will be temporarily limited at certain access points at the Greater Niagara General Site due to construction activities. Work will begin Thursday at 7 a.m. in the area of the…
You deserve a night off, so go ahead, and get out of the kitchen! Call up a friend, neighbours, long-lost cousins to join you and your family for a wholesome meal and good conversation. What a great way to kick off the spirit of giving this holiday season. Who would have…