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Help us increase the number of lives saved through organ and tissue donations

Posted Apr 28th, 2014

Media Release Attachment Niagara Health System (NHS) has increased efforts to save more lives through organ and tissue donation, and we encourage Niagara residents to do their part by registering their consent to donate organs and tissues. Last year, ther...

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Life-saving interventional cardiac care available for first time in Niagara

Posted Apr 15th, 2014

Niagara Health System’s regional Cardiac Care Program has begun providing a vital service for the first time in the region: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI).

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NHS recruits Dr. Thomas (Tom) E. Stewart to Chief of Staff & Executive Vice President Medical Role

Posted Apr 8th, 2014

Media Release Attachment Niagara Health System is pleased to announce that Dr. Thomas (Tom) Stewart is joining the organization in the newly formed role of Chief of Staff & Executive Vice President Medical. In this important role, Dr. Stewart will oversee...

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NHS salutes volunteers during National Volunteer Appreciation Week

Posted Apr 3rd, 2014

The Niagara Health System (NHS) is thankful for the support of the more than 1,150 volunteers across our six sites. Our volunteers make a difference in local healthcare and help our healthcare team provide a great patient experience.

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Local health care providers, universities leading the way with new quality improvement partnership

Posted Apr 2nd, 2014

Student projects displayed at Health Quality Symposium on April 2 A unique quality improvement partnership between local health care providers and medical/health sciences students at McMaster and Brock universities has tripled in scope in just one year a...

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Dr. Joanna Hope, Interim Chief of Staff, leaving role

Posted Apr 1st, 2014

Media Release Attachment It is with mixed feelings of gratitude and sadness that Niagara Health System is announcing today that Dr. Joanna Hope will complete her more than five-year tenure as Interim Chief of Staff, effective April 28, 2014. In accepting ...

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Recipient of 2013 President's Award exemplifies all of the NHS values in his daily work

Posted Mar 28th, 2014

The recipient of the 2013 President’s Award of Excellence exemplifies all of the Niagara Health System’s values in his daily work, and his approach to caring for patients and families is driven by a patient-centred approach. M...

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Niagara Health System Celebrating One Year Anniversary

Posted Mar 24th, 2014

Today marks the first anniversary of the opening of the Niagara Health System St. Catharines Site and a year full of milestones and successes thanks to a new way of delivering care across Niagara. “We are excited to celebrate th...

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Niagara Health System announces Dr. Peter Kagoma as Vice President Academic

Posted Mar 17th, 2014

Media Release Attachment Niagara Health System is pleased to announce Dr. Peter Kagoma is joining the organization as Vice President Academic, a new position offered in partnership with McMaster University.  In this role, Dr. Kagoma will act as Niagara H...

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Growing services at heart of Niagara Health System cardiac program

Posted Feb 24th, 2014

Since the Heart Investigation Unit (HIU) at the Niagara Health System opened last year, more than 1, 000 patients were able to receive cardiac care closer to home and did not need to leave the region as they would have in the past...

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