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NHS Accredited with Exemplary Standing

Posted Mar 9th, 2016

Niagara Health System is proud to announce that for the first time ever, our Accreditation status has been upgraded to Accredited with Exemplary Standing following an appeal of our original award. Exemplary Standing is for organizations that go beyond the r...

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Niagara Health System seeking volunteers

Posted Mar 1st, 2016

Niagara Health System is looking for volunteers to join our team. We currently have openings for volunteers in our Gift Shops, Information Desks and Emergency Departments across our sites. "Are you looking for a way to get involved in the community? Are you...

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Giant Colon coming to Pen Centre to raise awareness about colon cancer

Posted Feb 26th, 2016

Shoppers will have more than deals and merchandise to attract their attention at the Pen Centre on Friday, March 4 and Saturday, March 5. They’ll also have a unique opportunity to walk through a giant colon to learn about colorectal cancer and other disea...

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NHS committed to Extended Care Unit in Welland

Posted Feb 2nd, 2016

French version of ECU media release Niagara Health System is pleased to announce that we will continue to operate the Extended Care Unit (ECU) at our Welland Site and make the unit an integral part of our planning for the future. NHS had been in discussio...

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Emergency Department 'Piano Doctor' in CBC competition

Posted Jan 24th, 2016

Just call him the Piano Doctor. Dr. Adrian Crowe, an Emergency Department physician at Niagara Health System, is entered in the CBC competition Piano Hero, which is searching for Canada’s favourite amateur classical pianist.

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YMCA Family Membership up for grabs for a deserving family as health challenge launches

Posted Jan 5th, 2016

A Niagara family dedicated to making 2016 an active, healthy year could be the lucky recipients of a one-year free membership at the YMCA as part of a community health challenge.

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Artwork conveys culture of caring in NHS Holiday Card Contest

Posted Dec 23rd, 2015

The culture of caring for others in the spirit of the holiday season is reflected in this year’s winner of the Niagara Health System Ninth Annual Holiday Card Contest. Children and grandchildren aged 12 or under of NHS staff, physicians and volunteers wer...

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Niagara Health System team helps to Wrap It Up Red

Posted Dec 21st, 2015

Members of the Niagara Health System team are doing their part to help the Canadian Blood Services Wrap It Up Red this holiday season. And we’re hoping Niagara residents will do the same. NHS is a Partner For Life with Canadian Blood Services, which provi...

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Partnering for patients over the busy holiday and winter seasons: #KnowYourOptions

Posted Dec 17th, 2015

Emergency Departments and Urgent Care Centres are very busy with an increased number of patients during the holiday season and winter months. Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre, Niagara Region Public Health and Niagara Health System are work...

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NHS named National Best Practice Hospital for Biomedical Engineering

Posted Dec 2nd, 2015

Niagara Health System is pleased to announce that we’ve been named a National Best Practice Hospital for Biomedical Engineering. The designation was achieved following our Biomedical Engineering department participating in a week-long Peer Review directed...

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