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Blending Radiation Therapy into the Cancer Treatment Mix

Posted Nov 5th, 2013

Join the Walker Family Cancer Centre forBlending Radiation Therapy into the Cancer Treatment Mix: What does this mean for Niagara? Wednesday, November 20, 2013 6:30 to 8:30PMSt. Catharines Site | 1200 4th Avenue Louth Second floor Community Leaders Auditor...

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Only half of Niagara residents call 9-1-1 upon signs, symptoms of stroke

Posted Oct 29th, 2013

Calling 9-1-1 for immediate diagnosis and treatment for stroke is critical, yet only 51 per cent of Niagara residents make that call upon experiencing the signs and symptoms of stroke. Too many people delay seeking medical attenti...

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Rankin Cancer Run helps so many

Posted Oct 28th, 2013

The healthcare team at the Niagara Health System is extremely grateful to all of the participants and donors to the Rankin Cancer Run 2013. Thank you for making such a difference in our community. This year, a total of $675,000 was raised and given back to ...

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Walker Family Cancer Centre hosting public forum with palliative care expert from UK

Posted Oct 24th, 2013

The Walker Family Cancer Centre, Niagara Health System, invites members of the community to join guest speaker Dr. Allan Kellehear for a presentation on “Becoming a Compassionate Community”. A leading palliative care expert, Dr. Kellehear will be discus...

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Be Flu Ready

Posted Oct 10th, 2013

Protect yourself and your loved ones from the flu and get a flu shot. There are a number of places you can go to get a flu shot.  is holding a series of immunization clinics across the region. Many family doctors, walk-in clinics, pharmacies provide flu s...

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Parking improvements being made at St. Catharines Site, Niagara Health System

Posted Oct 1st, 2013

Niagara Health System has recently reviewed its parking arrangement and recognized a greater need for improved safety, accessibility, convenience, and barrier-free parking.

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Legacy of nursing

Posted Sep 27th, 2013

Graduates of the Greater Niagara General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1963 gathered recently to mark their 50th anniversary with the unveiling of nursing artifacts and a memorabilia display. Located in the main lobby of the Great Niagara General Site...

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NHS hosting volunteer recruitment open houses

Posted Sep 19th, 2013

Volunteer recruitment open houses The Niagara Health System (NHS) is hosting open houses for individuals interested in volunteer opportunities available at our sites in the southern part of the region. Currently the hospitals are looking for newly retired...

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New dedicated complex care, palliative care space a more home-like environment for patients, families

Posted Sep 12th, 2013

With the ribbon officially cut today for the new complex care and palliative care space at the Douglas Memorial Site in Fort Erie, the Niagara Health System healthcare team is busy preparing the area for patients beginning Thursda...

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Caring for patients and the environment

Posted Sep 11th, 2013

Greg Kuzmenko, Regional Director of Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at the Niagara Health System, basks in some of the plentiful natural light that fills the new hospital in St. Catharines. Every patient room and most treatment areas in the facility ...

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