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EVS supervisor ‘happy to teach’ as a Black leader in healthcare

EVS supervisor ‘happy to teach’ as a Black leader in healthcare

Posted Feb 28th, 2024

Andre Holness came to Niagara Health to be the healthcare leader he always wanted to be: Someone who supports his team and educates them about everything from the ins and outs of their jobs to Black culture and history.

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Honouring her heroes

Honouring her heroes

Posted Feb 9th, 2024

Service Transition Specialist Nicole Bindoo celebrates the excellence of her heroes every day by carrying their influence with her in her work and community contributions.

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Mentorship program led to ‘perfect match’ for participants

Mentorship program led to ‘perfect match’ for participants

Posted Feb 5th, 2024

Kayleigh Tyrer was unsure about the direction she wanted her career to go when she started with the Extraordinary Us mentorship program last year. Thanks to a successful partnership, her path forward is clearer.

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Artwork by six-year-old artist selected for Niagara Health's 2023 holiday card

Artwork by six-year-old artist selected for Niagara Health's 2023 holiday card

Posted Dec 20th, 2023

Kinsley Miller, the six-year-old daughter of Niagara Health Ward Clerk Sarah Miller, is the incredible artist behind the grand prize-winning entry for the Annual Holiday Card Contest for Kids.

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Indigenous Inclusion Month: Honouring Truth and Reconciliation

Indigenous Inclusion Month: Honouring Truth and Reconciliation

Posted Oct 3rd, 2023

September marked the third annual Indigenous Inclusion Month at Niagara Health.

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Indigenous Health Services team driven to break down barriers to accessing healthcare

Indigenous Health Services team driven to break down barriers to accessing healthcare

Posted Sep 27th, 2023

With three new additions to the team that was established in January, Niagara Health continues to make better support of Indigenous patients and their families a priority.

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EVS aide’s healing journey stems from Indigenous roots

EVS aide’s healing journey stems from Indigenous roots

Posted Sep 13th, 2023

When Cherie Bernard needed to overcome past traumas, she turned to the local Indigenous community, which helped her find a healing rhythm through drumming and discover her Indigenous heritage.

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Niagara Health awards bursaries to staff and physicians keen to build skills, advance careers

Niagara Health awards bursaries to staff and physicians keen to build skills, advance careers

Posted Jul 26th, 2023

The organization plans to provide $30,000 annually for professional development and training opportunities that will help transform healthcare.

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Indigenous Health Services and Reconciliation team unveils artwork

Indigenous Health Services and Reconciliation team unveils artwork

Posted Jun 26th, 2023

Niagara Health unveiled Indigenous artwork created as a visual identity for the Indigenous Health Services and Reconciliation team during an event at the St. Catharines hospital.

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‘It’s a safe space’

‘It’s a safe space’

Posted Jun 26th, 2023

Environmental Services Aide Jill Cameron, who identifies as non-binary queer, says they’re grateful for Niagara Health’s outright displays of support for the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.

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