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MRSA outbreak declared over at Niagara Health System

Posted Aug 24th, 2012 in News

An outbreak of MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) outbreak in the Trillium Unit at the Greater Niagara General Site has been declared over today. An outbreak is declared when the number of hospital-associated cases is higher than what is see...

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95 days until construction is complete!

Posted Aug 22nd, 2012 in News

Can you believe it – we have surpassed the 100 day milestone to receiving the keys to our new hospital! (Insert applause here!) It won’t be long until we welcome a new era of health-care delivery, enabling us to provide one million square feet of care i...

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109 days until construction is complete!

Posted Aug 8th, 2012 in News

Countdown to turning the building into a hospital With 109 days left in the construction schedule, and 227 days until the New St. Catharines Site opens, the building is looking more like a hospital with each day that passes.On budget, on schedule and over 9...

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Niagara Health System Recruits New VP Patient Services, with Primary Responsibility at St. Catharines General Hospital

Posted Aug 2nd, 2012 in News

Niagara Health System is very pleased to announce that Ms. Susan Kwolek will join the Executive Team as Vice President, Patient Services at the St. Catharines General Site, following a competitive recruitment process. In this important role, Ms. Kwolek will...

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New hospital tour in two minutes!

Posted Aug 1st, 2012 in News

Last week we invited board and staff members of the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network (HNHB LHIN) to tour our new hospital and Walker Family Cancer Centre. The tour was captured in a short two-minute video. The LHIN plans, fu...

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Reduce identity theft by shredding your old documents

Posted Aug 1st, 2012 in News

Back by popular demand, the Niagara-on-the-Lake Hospital Auxiliary has organized another Shred – it event that will take place on August 24 from 10:00 to 2:00. But this year it will be at a new location – the Meridian Credit Union in Virgil, at 1567 ...

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MRSA activity update

Posted Jul 30th, 2012 in News

MRSA outbreaks declared over at St. Catharines General and Welland Sites Outbreaks of MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) on C3 East, Medical Unit, at the St. Catharines General Hospital Site, as well as the Woolcott Wing at the Welland Site ...

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New hospital update is only a click away!

Posted Jul 27th, 2012 in News

On July 12 we held a second New Hospital Town Hall for staff at the St. Catharines General Site to keep you posted on progress and to celebrate the countdown to construction completion and transitioning to provide care at our new hospital. Recent highlights...

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World-renowned psychiatrist to lead NHS Mental Health and Addictions Program

Posted Jul 18th, 2012 in News

The Niagara Health System is thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr. Edgardo Pérez, a world-renowned authority in the field of wellness, mental health and addictions, as the lead of its  Program. “On behalf of ...

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NHS is going greener today for a healthier tomorrow

Posted Jul 18th, 2012 in News

Not only do buildings generate a lot of pollution, but rising energy costs are taking a sizeable chunk out of hospital operating budgets, using money that would otherwise be available to help improve hospital services. As part of its mission to foster a hea...

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