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Fourteen nurses receive Awards of Excellence

Posted May 13th, 2014

Media Release Attachment A highlight of Nurses Week in Niagara is the Nursing Awards of Excellence, given out last night as nursing professionals gathered to be honoured by the Niagara Health System. “This year, 87 nurses were nominated by their peers f...

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Join us in thanking our nurses for all that they do

Posted May 12th, 2014

Nurses Week 2014 begins today at the Niagara Health System, and it is a great opportunity for us to recognize the work our nurses do to provide quality healthcare to the residents of Niagara.

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In recognition of Doctors’ Day, we are celebrating the great work of our team of 600+ physicians

Posted Apr 30th, 2014

Media Release Attachment Tomorrow is Doctors’ Day, and for the month of May we will be joining the Ontario Medical Association in celebrating our team of more than 600 physicians for all that they do to help our patients and families live healthier and ...

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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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