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News Archive - 2015

The culture of caring for others in the spirit of the holiday season is reflected in this year’s winner of the Niagara Health System Ninth Annual Holiday Card Contest. Children and grandchildren aged 12 or under of NHS staff, physicians and volunteers were invited…
Members of the Niagara Health System team are doing their part to help the Canadian Blood Services Wrap It Up Red this holiday season. And we’re hoping Niagara residents will do the same. NHS is a Partner For Life with Canadian Blood Services, which provides our…
Emergency Departments and Urgent Care Centres are very busy with an increased number of patients during the holiday season and winter months. Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre, Niagara Region Public Health and Niagara Health System are working together…
Niagara Health System is pleased to announce that we’ve been named a National Best Practice Hospital for Biomedical Engineering. The designation was achieved following our Biomedical Engineering department participating in a week-long Peer Review directed by the…
Sometimes it takes a map to plan the route through a complex decision, and Niagara medical students have come up with such a chart for men facing decisions about prostate cancer issues. Elan Hahn and Matthew Baron, third-year students of the Michael G. DeGroote School…
Today, Niagara Health System is joining forces with stroke campaigners around the world on World Stroke Day, as part of the global effort to raise awareness of stroke for women. Globally women run a higher risk of stroke and are more likely than men to die as a result.…
Beginning today, current Emergency Department (ED) and Urgent Care Centre (UCC) wait times and other information about usage are available on Niagara Health System’s website and on monitors at our sites as part of our ongoing efforts to improve the patient…
The Niagara Health System was pleased to recognize excellence in healthcare on Thursday evening at our Interprofessional Practice Awards. The ninth annual banquet, which was held at John Michael’s Banquet and Conference Centre in Thorold, is an opportunity for…
Today,  Niagara Health System is excited to launch Niagara Health Now, a new quarterly magazine that will highlight our incredible team and the wonderful work happening across our sites. Produced by our Corporate Communications team, the new magazine is another way…
Niagara Health System is pleased to announce the launch of its first Thrombosis Service, which is aimed at improving patient safety in the Niagara region. The official opening of the clinic was held today, in conjunction with World Thrombosis Day, which is marked…