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Niagara Health System performing better than Canadian average in eight performance indicators

Posted Jun 10th, 2015

Media Release Attachment NHS also better than provincial average in administrative expenses Niagara Health System (NHS) is pleased to report that the latest health performance indicators from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) show that ...

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St. Catharines Hospital Auxiliary celebrates 150th anniversary

Posted Jun 9th, 2015

When the St. Catharines Hospital Auxiliary was formed, Canada was not yet a country. Queen Victoria was Head of State but women did not yet have the right to vote. The Auxiliary pre-dated the telegraph, telephone, typewriter and t...

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Kids fundraiser climbs to new heights

Posted Jun 4th, 2015

Challengers from across Niagara will once again lace up their sneakers to climb, crawl, jump and run through a 1K obstacle course that will surely bring mud, sweat and cheers.  The Kids Ultimate Challenge, taking place on Sunday, June 7th at Burgoyne Woods...

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Pleasant Manor, NOTL Health Services Steering Committee and NHS develop Convalescent Care Program for Niagara-on-the-Lake

Posted May 19th, 2015

Pleasant Manor, the Niagara-on-the-Lake Health Services Steering Committee and the Niagara Health System (NHS) are working together to support the development of a 12-bed Convalescent Care Program (CCP) at Niagara-o...

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Twelve nurses receive Awards of Excellence

Posted May 12th, 2015

A highlight of Nursing 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. “There are so many examples within the NHS of our nurses going above and beyond...

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Join us in thanking our nurses for all that they do

Posted May 11th, 2015

Media Release Attachment Nursing Week 2015 begins today at the Niagara Health System, and it is a great opportunity for us to publicly recognize the work our nurses do to provide quality healthcare to local residents. At 2,021 strong, our Nurse Practition...

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Thank You blitz gearing up for May 6

Posted May 5th, 2015

On May 6, hundreds of donors to the Niagara Health System will receive a phone call thanking them for their loyal support, but they won’t be asked to make a donation. Community partner Minacs will be helping the OneFoundation for Niagara Health System rea...

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Local healthcare providers, universities to showcase health quality improvement partnership

Posted Apr 30th, 2015

The third annual Health Quality Symposium will bring together the leaders in healthcare to showcase how an innovative partnership has improved health quality in the Niagara region. On April 30, 19 I-EQUIP (Interprofessional Education for Quality Improvement...

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NHS celebrates recent physician recruitment on Doctors’ Day

Posted Apr 30th, 2015

Saluting doctors media release Niagara Health System is joining in the celebration of Doctors’ Day on May 1, saluting the physicians across Niagara who work tirelessly for patients and families. NHS is also celebrating the success of recent recruitment ...

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Celebrating Doctors’ Day 2015

Posted Apr 28th, 2015

Media Release Attachment On Wednesday, April 29, physicians from across Niagara will gather together at the Marriott Gateway in Niagara Falls to celebrate Doctors’ Day. The event’s aim is to honour the contributions and accomplishments of physicians w...

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