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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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Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Program serves Niagara community for 20 years

Posted Jul 16th, 2013

Staff in the Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Treatment Centre – Niagara are using the centre’s 20th anniversary this year as an opportunity to remind the public that they are here and ready to help 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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NHS team donating blood and saving lives at the same time

Posted Jun 19th, 2013

As healthcare providers, our team knows all too well how vital blood donations are in saving lives, and that is why we are coming together to increase the number of donors within our ranks. Special clinics are being held June 20 ...

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A new way of caring: hospital advances taking place in Niagara

Posted Jun 10th, 2013

Read the Niagara Health System's special edition to learn about the hospital advances taking place in Niagara with programs, facilities and equipment. You can download the edition on the right hand side or view it below in the gal...

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Students team up with hospital on quality healthcare initiatives

Posted Jun 6th, 2013

The Niagara Health System has become an extension of the classroom by providing a hands on opportunity for medical and health sciences university students to partner in its quality healthcare improvement initiatives.

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