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Healthcare and learning Indigenous identity a calling for Registered Nurse

Posted Sep 28th, 2022

Healthcare and learning Indigenous identity a calling for Registered Nurse

Becoming a Registered Nurse has long been a goal for Kassidy Bell. So, too, is learning about her Indigenous heritage and helping to provide culturally sensitive, equitable healthcare for Indigenous patients and others.

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Emergency Department Assessment aims to improve quality of care for Indigenous patients

Emergency Department Assessment aims to improve quality of care for Indigenous patients

Posted Dec 8th, 2022

Today, Thursday, Dec. 8, Niagara Health is beginning an external assessment of the Emergency Department (ED) in an effort to improve patient care and experiences for Indigenous Peoples.

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Niagara Health contributes to study comparing masks in preventing COVID-19 transmission among healthcare workers

Niagara Health contributes to study comparing masks in preventing COVID-19 transmission among healthcare workers

Posted Dec 7th, 2022

Findings show that both medical masks and N95 respirators work equally well in protecting against the respiratory virus.

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An update on our Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Treatment Program

An update on our Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Treatment Program

Posted Dec 2nd, 2022

Niagara Health’s Leadership Team recently commissioned a standard internal program review of our Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence (SADV) Treatment Centre to ensure patients have access to the services and care they need, and understand program strengths, current challenges and opportunities for improvement.

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Niagara Health cancer doctor’s research finds specialized radiation treatment poses few risks of side effects

Niagara Health cancer doctor’s research finds specialized radiation treatment poses few risks of side effects

Posted Nov 30th, 2022

Dr. Eric Nguyen compiled the largest body of data yet to help radiation oncologists make more informed decisions about using stereotactic body radiation therapy to treat lung and bone cancers that have metastasized.

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Niagara Health named Hamilton-Niagara Top Employer

Niagara Health named Hamilton-Niagara Top Employer

Posted Nov 24th, 2022

Niagara Health has been recognized as one of Hamilton-Niagara’s Top Employers for the fifth-consecutive year.

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Virtual program streamlines care for patients and reduces Emergency Department visits

Virtual program streamlines care for patients and reduces Emergency Department visits

Posted Nov 23rd, 2022

A new program designed to help patients get the care they need from the right place is having an immediate positive impact on Niagara residents.

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