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Dr. Kevin Smith, NHS Supervisor and the Community Based Nominating Committee Announce the Appointment of the Board of Directors for NHS

Posted Apr 9th, 2013

Following a rigorous application process, NHS Supervisor Dr. Kevin Smith, along with the Community Based-Nominating Committee, are pleased to announce the appointment of a new Board of Directors for Niagara Health System. The complete list...

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Setting a new standard of hospital care in Niagara

Posted Apr 4th, 2013

Did you know that the Niagara Health System is home to the newest, most state-of-the-art hospital in all of Canada? To celebrate the opening of our new hospital and its patient-centred features, and to create awareness of the services provided at our existi...

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Smooth move to the new St. Catharines Site

Posted Mar 26th, 2013

A milestone in healthcare was marked in Niagara today with the successful opening of the new St. Catharines hospital. Close to 200 patients were safely transported to the site during a complex move that took approximately six hours. “The move went very sm...

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Update on patient move activities: released at 8:30 a.m.

Posted Mar 24th, 2013

St. Catharines, ON – The transition to providing care at the new St. Catharines Site is officially underway, with operations winding down at the St. Catharines General Site. Early activity: The Ontario Street Site Urgent Care closed successfully at 10 p....

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When Minutes Count. Right Choice, Right Care. public education campaign launched

Posted Mar 12th, 2013

The When Minutes Count. Right Choice. Right Care public education campaign launched today by the Niagara Health System and Niagara Emergency Medical Services is designed to educate our community about the best way to use 9-1-1, Emergency Department and Ur...

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Hundreds gather to celebrate ribbon cutting for new St. Catharines hospital site opening March 24 to provide one million square feet of care

Posted Mar 7th, 2013

Ribbon cutting for new St. Catharines hospital site opening March 24The ribbon has been cut, and the final countdown is officially on for the March 24 opening of the new St. Catharines hospital site. With just 17 days until opening, community partners from ...

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Recipients of 2012 President’s Award exemplified true meaning of patient-centred care

Posted Mar 1st, 2013

Providing a quality patient experience means involving patients and family members in their care and adopting what matters most to them into the care and caring they receive. This is exactly what a team of our healthcare professionals did recently while car...

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Infection Prevention and Control Update - C. difficile outbreak

Posted Feb 25th, 2013

C. difficile outbreak declared on Medical Unit at St. Catharines General Site The Niagara Health System today declared a C. difficile outbreak at the St. Catharines General Site’s Medical Unit, C3East. Five patients on the unit have confirmed positive for...

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Ribbon cut on new Niagara Falls Kidney Care Centre

Posted Feb 22nd, 2013

Closer to home access for patients and caregivers beginning March 4, 2013 The ribbon was cut today on a new community-based kidney care centre that will provide closer to home access for area dialysis patients and their caregivers when it opens March 4, 201...

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Infection Prevention and Control Update - MRSA outbreak

Posted Feb 21st, 2013

MRSA outbreak declared over on ICU/Progressive Care Unit, St. Catharines General Hospital Site An outbreak of MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) in the ICU/Progressive Care Unit at the St. Catharines General Hospital Site has been declared o...

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