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Foundations for Niagara Health System amalgamate to form One Foundation

Posted Nov 27th, 2013

The six hospital foundations serving Niagara Health System are pleased to announce our Boards have agreed in principle to move forward with an amalgamation of our Foundations, forming One Foundation for Niagara Health System. For ...

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Walker Family Cancer Centre hosting community session on radiation treatment in Niagara and the future of cancer care in our region

Posted Nov 18th, 2013

Public service announcement An expert panel from the Walker Family Cancer Centre will discuss radiation therapy, including myths and truths, the unique Canadian connection, and the future of cancer care in Niagara at a public engagement session to be held...

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Niagara Health System receives prestigious RPNAO Employer of Excellence Award

Posted Nov 14th, 2013

Media Release Attachment The Niagara Health System (NHS) is honoured to be selected as the recipient of the 2013 Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) Employer of Excellence Award for its leadership development and engagement of nurse...

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

Posted Nov 7th, 2013

Media Release Attachment Today, the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) publicly released a new website about health system performance which can be found at . The Niagara Health System (NHS) is very pleased to report that we are performing b...

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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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