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News Archive - 2014

Hospital emergency departments and emergency services personnel across Niagara are extremely busy this time of year. Understanding your medical options will help you get the right care as quickly as possible. Emergency Departments treat the sickest patients first.…
The Niagara-on-the-Lake Health Services Steering Committee, in partnership with the Niagara Health System, is pleased to inform community members that the ‘Niagara-on-the-Lake Community Engagement Report’ is now being made available to the public on the…
The spirit of compassion and community so reflective of the holiday season are illustrated in this year’s selection in the eighth annual Niagara Health System Holiday Card Contest for kids. This year’s competition had a total of 51 inspirational and creative…
Niagara Health System is pleased to congratulate St. Catharines ophthalmologist Dr. George Beiko on a significant honour he recently received from the Danish Ophthalmological Society. In November, the society named Dr. Beiko as the 2014 Jørn Boberg-Ans Memorial…
Niagara Health System is informing the public and media partners about work undertaken the last few months regarding planning for the new South Niagara Hospital and other elements of Dr. Smith’s final report. This work is well underway, with critical milestones…
As part of Antibiotic Awareness Week (Nov. 17-23), the Niagara Health System is pleased to announce that its Antibiotic Stewardship Program is seeing positive results and improving the quality of care for our patients. The goal of the Antibiotic Stewardship Program,…
The Niagara Health System is pleased to congratulate Dr. Philip McGarry on being selected as the Long Term Care Physician of the Year by the Ontario Long Term Care Physicians (OLTCP). The award, which was presented to Dr. McGarry earlier this month at the OLTCP Annual…
Hamilton/Niagara, November 14th, 2014 - Niagara Health System (NHS) and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton are pleased to announce the creation of a single renal program (regional chronic kidney disease program) in both organizations, serving patients from across…
Niagara Health System’s new Prostate Diagnostic Assessment Clinic is designed to improve quality of care and reduce wait times for men with a suspicion of prostate cancer. The clinic, the first of its kind in Niagara, is modelled on Cancer Care Ontario’s…
Niagara Health System is pleased to announce the organization is moving forward with the formation of a Community Advisory Committee to the Board, with an application process beginning today. This move is in support of an important recommendation from Dr. Kevin…