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New Niagara Falls satellite dialysis centre to open in February

Posted Sep 6th, 2012

Niagara Falls MPP Kim Craitor joined NHS Interim President and CEO Sue Matthews today for a tour of the new satellite dialysis centre now under construction in the Falls. There is a six-month construction schedule for the Niagara Falls site, with occupancy ...

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Construction Countdown: 86 days!

Posted Aug 31st, 2012

We’re still under construction! Although construction of our new hospital looks complete from the exterior, we still have another 86 days until we receive the keys, and 204 days until we will be providing care in our new, patient-focused environment! With...

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VRE outbreak in C3 East, St. Catharines General Site

Posted Aug 31st, 2012

The Niagara Health System has declared a unit outbreak of  (Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus) in C3 East at the St. Catharines General Hospital Site. An outbreak is declared when the number of hospital-associated cases is higher than what is seen as the...

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MRSA outbreak declared over

Posted Aug 31st, 2012

NIAGARA, ON.:  An outbreak of MRSA at Port Colborne General Site’s 2 West floor has been declared over. “I would like to thank the public for its support and co-operation with our infection prevention and control measures,” says Kim Stephens-Woods, V...

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MRSA outbreak declared over at Niagara Health System

Posted Aug 24th, 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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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