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Niagara Health System performing better than Canadian average in four hospital performance indicators

Posted Sep 18th, 2014

Media Release Attachment NHS also better than provincial average in administrative expenses. Today, the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) publicly released a new website about health system performance called Your Health System. The Niagara...

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NHS receives grant for project helping dialysis patients connect

Posted Sep 10th, 2014

Media Release Attachment A pilot project developed by Niagara Health System that aims to open lines of communication for kidney disease patients has received a $49,500 grant. The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) recently announced fun...

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Individual who travelled from West Africa tests negative

Posted Sep 4th, 2014

Update from Dr. Tom Stewart, Chief of Staff and Executive Vice President Medical We are pleased to report that the individual in our care has tested negative for the Ebola virus and remains stable at our St. Catharines Site. We are really impressed with how...

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Individual who travelled from West Africa tested as part of heightened vigilance

Posted Sep 2nd, 2014

An individual presented to Niagara Health System with flu-like symptoms who had also travelled from West Africa where Ebola is endemic. We are managing and testing this individual per public health protocols as part of heightened vigilance. The patient is c...

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Dr. Suzanne Johnston begins new role as President of Niagara Health System

Posted Sep 2nd, 2014

Today marks the first day of Dr. Suzanne Johnston’s tenure as President of the Niagara Health System.

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BIG MOVE: Pedalling for a purpose

Posted Aug 29th, 2014

BIG MOVE: Pedalling for a purpose For the sixth year, the scenic roads of Niagara will be filled with determined cyclists who have come together on a mission – to support patients of the Walker Family Cancer Centre. The Big Move Cancer Ride, happening...

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The wedding planners

Posted Aug 8th, 2014

When Eliza Hughes-Fitzpatrick was making plans for her wedding in New Brunswick, she figured it would be nearly impossible for her mom to watch her big day. Her mother, Adrienne Fitzpatrick, is a Niagara Health System dialysis patient and lives some 1,500 k...

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Community event raises awareness about Hepatitis

Posted Jul 23rd, 2014

Hepatitis C Community Event Niagara Health System’s Hepatitis C Care Clinic and community partners are hosting a World Hepatitis Day educational event on Monday, July 28 at Market Square in St. Catharines. The event will raise awareness about hepatitis ...

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Opportunities for volunteers in NHS Emergency Departments

Posted Jul 17th, 2014

Niagara Health System has openings for volunteers in our Emergency Departments at the Welland, Niagara Falls and St. Catharines sites. “Volunteering at the hospital offers a rewarding experience and meaningful work for community members who want to get in...

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OneFoundation for NHS recruits CEO

Posted Jul 8th, 2014

OneFoundation for NHS recruits CEO OneFoundation for Niagara Health System is pleased to announce that Paulanne Jushkevich is joining the newly amalgamated organization in the role of Chief Executive Officer this August. In this important fundraising role...

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