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Moving on up...

Posted Jun 14th, 2012

The trailers (as they are affectionately known!) that have been home to the New Hospital Project Management Team for the past few years are getting ready to move on to their next destination! (We hear it’s Humber Hospital!) With construction advancing at...

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Healthcare providers mark Stroke month by reinforcing importance of calling 9-1-1

Posted Jun 11th, 2012

One out of every six people throughout the world will have a stroke. Unfortunately in only half of these incidents do people call 9-1-1 for immediate care according to research. For this reason, the Niagara Health System District Stroke Centre and its partn...

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How to equip a new hospital from the ground up

Posted Jun 6th, 2012

 Building a hospital is no easy task. Ensuring the facility is fully equipped to diagnose and treat patients adds many layers of complexity. In the diagnostic imaging department alone, NHS bought 36 new pieces of equipment.   to read the rest of this sto...

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New volunteer program launched to enhance care in Emergency Departments

Posted Jun 4th, 2012

NIAGARA, ON: Specially trained volunteers are providing extra care and support to patients and loved ones in the Niagara Health System’s three Emergency Departments as a part of a pilot project aimed at improving the overall patient experience. The volunt...

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The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Invites Niagarans to “Get On Board for Breast Health”

Posted May 30th, 2012

“The Pink Tour” hits the road for summer-long education program. Communities across the Niagara Region will be seeing pink this summer as the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, with the support of CIBC and Shoppers Drug Mart, hits the road for a summer- ...

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Tour our new Emergency Department!

Posted May 29th, 2012

As part of an ongoing series featuring our new hospital currently under construction in St. Catharines, we recently invited the media to learn how patients will receive emergency and urgent care treatment, whether they arrive by ambulance or by presenting a...

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New health complex achieving international profile

Posted May 24th, 2012

News - New health complex achieving international profile Click on the image below to read an article featured in the international publicationAchieving Business Excellence; profiling our new health complex project and how we’re focused on turning one m...

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Media invited to tour new Emergency Department

Posted May 22nd, 2012

Members of the media are invited to attend a tour of our future Emergency Department that will serve residents of St. Catharines, Thorold, Niagara-on-the-Lake and surrounding area when our new health complex and Walker Family Cancer Centre opens to provide ...

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Healthcare improving for cancer patients in Hamilton-Niagara-Haldimand-Brant Regional Cancer Program

Posted May 16th, 2012

The Hamilton-Niagara-Haldimand-Brant (HNHB) Regional Cancer Program continues to perform well in Ontario’s cancer system according to the annual Cancer System Quality Index (CSQI) report released today b...

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Launch of Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Regional Cancer Program results

Posted May 15th, 2012

Hamilton Health Sciences and the Niagara Health System will be hosting a media conference in partnership on Wednesday, May 16 at 10:30 a.m. to share the Cancer System Quality Index (CSQI) 2012 results for the Hamilton-Niagara-Haldimand-Brant regional cancer...

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