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Rankin Cancer Run helps so many

Posted Oct 28th, 2013

The healthcare team at the Niagara Health System is extremely grateful to all of the participants and donors to the Rankin Cancer Run 2013. Thank you for making such a difference in our community. This year, a total of $675,000 was raised and given back to ...

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Walker Family Cancer Centre hosting public forum with palliative care expert from UK

Posted Oct 24th, 2013

The Walker Family Cancer Centre, Niagara Health System, invites members of the community to join guest speaker Dr. Allan Kellehear for a presentation on “Becoming a Compassionate Community”. A leading palliative care expert, Dr. Kellehear will be discus...

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Be Flu Ready

Posted Oct 10th, 2013

Protect yourself and your loved ones from the flu and get a flu shot. There are a number of places you can go to get a flu shot.  is holding a series of immunization clinics across the region. Many family doctors, walk-in clinics, pharmacies provide flu s...

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Parking improvements being made at St. Catharines Site, Niagara Health System

Posted Oct 1st, 2013

Niagara Health System has recently reviewed its parking arrangement and recognized a greater need for improved safety, accessibility, convenience, and barrier-free parking.

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Legacy of nursing

Posted Sep 27th, 2013

Graduates of the Greater Niagara General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1963 gathered recently to mark their 50th anniversary with the unveiling of nursing artifacts and a memorabilia display. Located in the main lobby of the Great Niagara General Site...

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NHS hosting volunteer recruitment open houses

Posted Sep 19th, 2013

Volunteer recruitment open houses The Niagara Health System (NHS) is hosting open houses for individuals interested in volunteer opportunities available at our sites in the southern part of the region. Currently the hospitals are looking for newly retired...

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New dedicated complex care, palliative care space a more home-like environment for patients, families

Posted Sep 12th, 2013

With the ribbon officially cut today for the new complex care and palliative care space at the Douglas Memorial Site in Fort Erie, the Niagara Health System healthcare team is busy preparing the area for patients beginning Thursda...

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Caring for patients and the environment

Posted Sep 11th, 2013

Greg Kuzmenko, Regional Director of Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at the Niagara Health System, basks in some of the plentiful natural light that fills the new hospital in St. Catharines. Every patient room and most treatment areas in the facility ...

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Mobile CT trailer in use while new CT unit installed at Greater Niagara General Site

Posted Aug 7th, 2013

Media Release Attachment Niagara Health System has set up a temporary, mobile CT unit in the front parking lot at the Greater Niagara General Site while renovations take place inside the hospital for a new state-of-the-art 128-slice CT scanner, the Siemen...

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MRSA outbreak declared over today

Posted Jul 31st, 2013

Media Release Attachment An outbreak of MRSA in the Trillium Unit (a Complex Care Unit) at the Greater Niagara General Site was declared over today by the Niagara Health System. The unit outbreak was declared July 3 due to the number of hospital-associat...

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