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NHS encourages residents to consider registering as organ, tissue donors

Posted Apr 22nd, 2015

Niagara Health System continues to encourage Niagara residents to save the lives of others by registering to become organ and tissue donors. During April, Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Month, NHS has worked hard to increase ...

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NHS Oncology nurse obtains first prestigious de Souza designation in Niagara

Posted Apr 16th, 2015

Media Release Attachment A member of Niagara Health System’s Oncology department is the first Niagara nurse to achieve one of the highest designation levels by de Souza Institute. A leader in cancer care excellence, de Souza Institute provides ongoing e...

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NHS celebrates our volunteers

Posted Apr 13th, 2015

Media Release Attachment It’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week and Niagara Health System is shouting out thanks to the 1,200 volunteers who support our patients and families across the region. Volunteers help provide quality patient-centered care in...

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All clear given in just over an hour after threat at St. Catharines Site

Posted Apr 1st, 2015

Media Release Attachment The Niagara Health System would like to thank all staff, physicians, patients and visitors for their cooperation and assistance following a threat at the St. Catharines Site which occurred this afternoon.  The hospital would also...

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NHS recognizes Awards of Excellence recipients

Posted Mar 27th, 2015

NHS Awards of Excellence media release A member of Niagara Health System’s dialysis team who is intuitive to his patients’ concerns and seeks proactive solutions to help them receive their regular treatments in their homes is the 2014 President’s Aw...

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Update: Future care for Niagara-on-the-Lake residents

Posted Mar 25th, 2015

Dear residents of Niagara-on-the-Lake: Today we are informing residents of upcoming plans that will take effect at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Site of the Niagara Health System, and our work with community partners. As of April 1st, 2015 the Niagara-on-the-Lake...

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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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