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Sewing for cancer patients

Posted Mar 12th, 2015

If you visit Star of the Sea Church in St. Catharines on a Tuesday morning, you’re likely to find a group of women hard at work providing comfort to Niagara cancer patients.  The group from the church’s Catholic Women’s League meets every Tuesday in ...

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St. Catharines Site awarded LEED Silver status

Posted Mar 9th, 2015

LEED Silver News Release The Niagara Health System is pleased to announce that its state-of-the-art St. Catharines Site has achieved LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver Certified status with the Canada Green Building Council. The 9...

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Time to get moving

Posted Mar 2nd, 2015

Media Release Attachment Time to get moving: Ontarians are at increased risk for colorectal cancer with only half of the population staying moderately active  New report from Cancer Care Ontario highlights direct impact of lifestyle choices on cancer ri...

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Recognizing compassionate care

Posted Feb 18th, 2015

Do you know a healthcare professional, provider or volunteer that has gone the extra mile? Cancer Care Ontario is accepting nominations for the 2015 Human Touch Awards, recognizing exemplary compassionate cancer or kidney patient care by healthcare professi...

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Critical Care Response Team to enhance patient safety at NHS

Posted Feb 13th, 2015

Media Release Attachment The provincial government and Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network are providing Niagara Health System more than $1 million annually to support a Critical Care Response Team (CCRT) that will improve pa...

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Measles Update – February 13, 2015

Posted Feb 13th, 2015

Continued vigilance with infection prevention and control protocols is a necessity in caring for any patients who present with suspected measles symptoms to ensure the safety and protection of all of our patients and of all those working in or visiting the ...

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Patient tests positive for measles

Posted Feb 4th, 2015

We have a patient in our care at the Greater Niagara General Site who has tested positive for the measles. The patient is in isolation and is receiving appropriate care. All infection prevention and control measures are in place, and we are working closely ...

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Posted Feb 2nd, 2015

Regarding today's inclement weather and cold weather warning in effect, we are notifying the public that our hospitals are functioning normally. Individuals visiting hospital may experience longer wait times. We also urge caution while travelling in the sto...

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Community partners team up to launch Niagara Families Healthy Heart Challenge

Posted Jan 30th, 2015

Attachments Heart disease remains one of the leading causes of death for men and women across the Niagara Region, yet up to 80 per cent of premature heart disease is preventable. Regular physical activity is one of the key behaviours that can dramatical...

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Helping smokers quit

Posted Jan 21st, 2015

The Canadian Cancer Society’s Smokers’ Helpline and Niagara Health System St. Catharines celebrates the launch of The Driven to Quit Challenge, a health promotion campaign intended to motivate Ontario smokers and tobacco users...

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