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How to equip a new hospital from the ground up

Posted Jun 6th, 2012

 Building a hospital is no easy task. Ensuring the facility is fully equipped to diagnose and treat patients adds many layers of complexity. In the diagnostic imaging department alone, NHS bought 36 new pieces of equipment.   to read the rest of this sto...

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New volunteer program launched to enhance care in Emergency Departments

Posted Jun 4th, 2012

NIAGARA, ON: Specially trained volunteers are providing extra care and support to patients and loved ones in the Niagara Health System’s three Emergency Departments as a part of a pilot project aimed at improving the overall patient experience. The volunt...

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The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Invites Niagarans to “Get On Board for Breast Health”

Posted May 30th, 2012

“The Pink Tour” hits the road for summer-long education program. Communities across the Niagara Region will be seeing pink this summer as the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, with the support of CIBC and Shoppers Drug Mart, hits the road for a summer- ...

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Tour our new Emergency Department!

Posted May 29th, 2012

As part of an ongoing series featuring our new hospital currently under construction in St. Catharines, we recently invited the media to learn how patients will receive emergency and urgent care treatment, whether they arrive by ambulance or by presenting a...

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New health complex achieving international profile

Posted May 24th, 2012

News - New health complex achieving international profile Click on the image below to read an article featured in the international publicationAchieving Business Excellence; profiling our new health complex project and how we’re focused on turning one m...

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Healthcare improving for cancer patients in Hamilton-Niagara-Haldimand-Brant Regional Cancer Program

Posted May 16th, 2012

The Hamilton-Niagara-Haldimand-Brant (HNHB) Regional Cancer Program continues to perform well in Ontario’s cancer system according to the annual Cancer System Quality Index (CSQI) report released today b...

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Hospital fundraising campaign surpasses goal

Posted May 14th, 2012

Volunteer campaign leads, donors, NHS leadership and staff assembled at a special event on May 10, 2012 to celebrate a tremendous win for healthcare in Niagara. Members of the volunteer and staff fundraising team revealed that they had not only met our camp...

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National Physician Recruitment Association Recognizes the Work of Two Physician Recruiters Leadership Award & Recruiter Recognition Award

Posted May 11th, 2012

The Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters () held its Annual Awards ceremony during their 8th Annual Conference. Sheila MacLean, Physician Recruitment Coordinator with the Department of Health & Wellness, Province of Prince Edward Island, was t...

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Ten nurses receive Awards of Excellence

Posted May 8th, 2012

A highlight of National Nursing Week in Niagara is the Nursing Awards of Excellence, given out this morning as nursing professionals gathered to be honoured at the Niagara Health System’s annual Nursing Week breakfast. The following 10 Registered Nurses a...

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It’s Our Time to Celebrate, Niagara!

Posted May 8th, 2012

The Niagara Health System is welcoming all Niagara residents, and , to take part in celebrating a monumental milestone in the history of health-care in our region. Join us via live webcast as we pay tribute to the dedicated volunteers and donors who undert...

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