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NHS, Public Health urge caution during flu season

Posted Jan 13th, 2015

Media Release Attachment Niagara Health System and Niagara Region Public Health are urging residents to take caution if they have flu-like symptoms and also want to provide tips for people to stay healthy during the flu season. In the past two weeks, NHS ...

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Helping patients to be prepared

Posted Dec 22nd, 2014

Hospital emergency departments and emergency services personnel across Niagara are extremely busy this time of year. Understanding your medical options will help you get the right care as quickly as possible. Emergency Departments treat the sickest patients...

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Niagara-on-the-Lake Health Services Steering Committee Releases Healthcare Engagement Report

Posted Dec 19th, 2014

Media Release Attachment The Niagara-on-the-Lake Health Services Steering Committee, in partnership with the Niagara Health System, is pleased to inform community members that the ‘Niagara-on-the-Lake Community Engagement Report’ is now being made ava...

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Artwork reflecting NHS values of compassion and teamwork wins Eighth Annual Holiday Card Contest for kids

Posted Dec 18th, 2014

Media Release Attachment The spirit of compassion and community so reflective of the holiday season are illustrated in this year’s selection in the eighth annual Niagara Health System Holiday Card Contest for kids. This year’s competition had a total ...

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Dr. George Beiko receives significant honour

Posted Dec 15th, 2014

Niagara Health System is pleased to congratulate St. Catharines ophthalmologist Dr. George Beiko on a significant honour he recently received from the Danish Ophthalmological Society. In November, the society named Dr. Beiko as the 2014 Jørn Boberg-Ans Mem...

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Future planning for Niagara Health System South Hospital on track and moving ahead

Posted Nov 27th, 2014

Niagara Health System is informing the public and media partners about work undertaken the last few months regarding planning for the new South Niagara Hospital and other elements of Dr. Smith’s final report. The first step is in developing a Clinical Services Plan that will inform the capital planning process.

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Antibiotic Stewardship Program improving quality of care at NHS

Posted Nov 20th, 2014

Niagara Health System is pleased to announce that its Antibiotic Stewardship Program is seeing positive results and improving the quality of care for our patients.

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Niagara doctor named Long Term Care Physician of the Year

Posted Nov 17th, 2014

The Niagara Health System is pleased to congratulate Dr. Philip McGarry on being selected as the Long Term Care Physician of the Year by the Ontario Long Term Care Physicians (OLTCP). The award, which was presented to Dr. McGarry earlier this month at the O...

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Niagara Health System and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton partner to transform renal care across the region, establishing largest program in Ontario

Posted Nov 14th, 2014

Hamilton/Niagara, November 14th, 2014 - Niagara Health System (NHS) and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton are pleased to announce the creation of a single renal program (regional chronic kidney disease program) in both organiza...

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NHS opens Prostate Cancer Diagnostic Assessment Clinic

Posted Nov 13th, 2014

Niagara Health System’s new Prostate Diagnostic Assessment Clinic is designed to improve quality of care and reduce wait times for men with a suspicion of prostate cancer. The clinic, the first of its kind in Niagara, is modelled on Cancer Care Ontario’...

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