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News Archive - 2013

Filling out a Personal Emergency Information Card and carrying it with you will help you be prepared in the event of a health emergency. This card can be printed and folded to fit in a wallet. Personal information is critical in a health emergency, especially when…
Hundreds of Niagara residents are impacted by and struggle with addiction. The healthcare team at the New Port Centre of the Niagara Health System are using the centre’s 25th anniversary to remind the community that they are here and ready to provide support.…
Niagara Health System is today announcing that Dr. Sue Matthews, Interim President and CEO, has submitted her resignation in order to pursue a new opportunity abroad. Effective February 17, 2014, Dr. Matthews is assuming the position of CEO at the Royal Women’s…
The spirit of compassion and community so reflective of the holiday season are illustrated in this year’s selection in the seventh annual Niagara Health System Holiday Card Contest for Kids. The competition had a total of 59 inspirational and creative entries this…
A multi-faith dedication ceremony was held November 27 for the Spiritual Care Centre at the St. Catharines Site. Participants included members from Baha’i, Christianity, First Nations, Hindu, Judaism and Islam faith traditions as well as Spiritual Care staff, with…
The six hospital foundations serving Niagara Health System are pleased to announce our Boards have agreed in principle to move forward with an amalgamation of our Foundations, forming One Foundation for Niagara Health System. For several months, the foundations have…
An expert panel from the Walker Family Cancer Centre will discuss radiation therapy, including myths and truths, the unique Canadian connection, and the future of cancer care in Niagara at a public engagement session to be held Wednesday, November 20. The evening’s…
The Niagara Health System (NHS) is honoured to be selected as the recipient of the 2013 Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) Employer of Excellence Award for its leadership development and engagement of nurses at the hospital. This award…
Today, the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) publicly released a new website about health system performance which can be found at www.OurHealthSystem.ca. The Niagara Health System (NHS) is very pleased to report that we are performing better than the…
Join the Walker Family Cancer Centre forBlending Radiation Therapy into the Cancer Treatment Mix: What does this mean for Niagara? Wednesday, November 20, 2013 6:30 to 8:30PMSt. Catharines Site | 1200 4th Avenue Louth Second floor Community Leaders AuditoriumRSVP…