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Staffing shortage leads to 16-hour overnight temporary closure of Port Colborne Urgent Care Centre

Staffing shortage leads to 16-hour overnight temporary closure of Port Colborne Urgent Care Centre

Posted Oct 5th, 2022

Due to a staffing shortage, the Port Colborne Urgent Care Centre (UCC) is required to temporarily close on Saturday, Oct. 8, at 4 p.m., and will reopen on Sunday, Oct. 9, at 8 a.m.

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‘From the time I accessed the website to seeing someone, it took 45 minutes from the comfort of my own home.’ — Niagara Virtual Urgent Care patient

‘From the time I accessed the website to seeing someone, it took 45 minutes from the comfort of my own home.’ — Niagara Virtual Urgent Care patient

Posted Oct 6th, 2022

Ninety per cent of patients who use this new virtual service are receiving the care they need on a timely basis and avoiding an unnecessary Emergency Department visit.

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Sources of renewal and the keys to health leadership

Sources of renewal and the keys to health leadership

Posted Oct 4th, 2022

Dr. Shira Brown joined the Today’s Leaders for Tomorrow’s Future podcast to share her perspectives on health leadership as a source and function of renewal when making a difference in someone's life. She talks about the value of team and having a work family, as well as the role leadership plays.

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Chalking up gratitude for healthcare workers

Chalking up gratitude for healthcare workers

Posted Sep 30th, 2022

Welland woman and mother of Niagara Health Registered Practical Nurse takes to the sidewalk to send messages of support to healthcare workers.

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Remember: Wear a mask and screen for COVID-19 before visiting a Niagara Health site

Remember: Wear a mask and screen for COVID-19 before visiting a Niagara Health site

Posted Sep 29th, 2022

Screening for COVID-19 symptoms continues to be an important step for stopping the spread of this highly contagious virus. Niagara Health is reminding all patients and visitors to screen for COVID-19 symptoms before entering the hospital by filling out the online form. Be prepared to show your results when asked.

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Healthcare and learning Indigenous identity a calling for Registered Nurse

Healthcare and learning Indigenous identity a calling for Registered Nurse

Posted Sep 28th, 2022

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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​St. Catharines Site Emergency Department returns to normal operations​

​St. Catharines Site Emergency Department returns to normal operations​

Posted Sep 27th, 2022

The Emergency Department (ED) at Niagara Health’s St. Catharines Site returned to normal operations as of 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27 as it winds down the response to a hazardous materials incident.  

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Niagara Health responding to hazardous incident in the community

Niagara Health responding to hazardous incident in the community

Posted Sep 27th, 2022

Niagara Health is currently responding to a hazardous materials incident. We anticipate receiving up to 23 patients at the St. Catharines Site as a result of an incident that occurred in the community. 

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Message from Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Burlington Region Hospitals

Message from Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Burlington Region Hospitals

Posted Sep 26th, 2022

In response to province-wide health system capacity constraints, the Government of Ontario has passed Bill 7 (More Beds, Better Care Act), which impacts patients who are clinically determined as ready for discharge and are awaiting placement in their preferred long-term care home.

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Interventional Radiology department one of few in Ontario to provide specialized tumour treatment

Interventional Radiology department one of few in Ontario to provide specialized tumour treatment

Posted Sep 26th, 2022

Dr. Sriharsha Athreya came to Niagara Health to turn its Interventional Radiology (IR) Department into a hub of world-class patient care close to home.

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