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Important announcement impacting health care in Niagara

Posted Jul 18th, 2012 in News

Members of the media are invited to attend a press conference and important announcement impacting health care in Niagara. What: Press conference, photo and interview opportunity When: Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 1 – 2 p.m. Where: New St. Catharines ...

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NHS welcomes senior leadership team members permanently

Posted Jul 16th, 2012 in News

The Niagara Health System (NHS) is pleased to announce Brady Wood and Derek McNally as permanent members of the senior executive team.  Brady Wood joined the NHS as Interim Chief Communications Officer in July of 2011 on a seconded basis from St. Joseph’...

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DMH – Innovative Energy Efficiency Project Open House

Posted Jul 16th, 2012 in News

Niagara Health System’s Douglas Memorial Site in Fort Erie is improving its energy efficiency with an innovative project that is reducing its energy bills by 28 per cent. In addition to harnessing free solar energy, the hospital site has also upgraded its...

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MRSA outbreaks on Medical Unit in St. Catharines, Woolcott Wing in Welland

Posted Jul 13th, 2012 in News

The Niagara Health System has declared a unit outbreak of  (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) in C3 East, Medical Unit, at the St. Catharines General Hospital Site, as well as the Woolcott Wing at the . An outbreak is declared when the number...

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Tour du Lac takes it to heart in support of new HIU

Posted Jul 11th, 2012 in News

After raising an incredible $22,000 in 2011 for cardiac care in Niagara, the Tour Du Lac is back again this year!This seven-day c...

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Clean Sweep: Out with the old, in with the new!

Posted Jul 6th, 2012 in News

Last week  that we will open the doors to provide care in our new hospital on Sunday, March 24, 2013! For staff, programs and departments moving to the new site, that means we have 262 days to prepare ourselves before the move to begin safe clinical proce...

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Update on C. difficile outbreaks

Posted Jul 6th, 2012 in News

It is with regret that the Niagara Health System (NHS) reports the deaths of three patients who tested positive for C. difficile. One patient passed away earlier this week at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Site, and two patients passed away last night at the St. C...

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New St. Catharines Site to go live March 24, 2013

Posted Jun 29th, 2012 in News

Opening the doors to a new era of health-care delivery in Niagara On Sunday, March 24, 2013 a new era of health-care delivery will come to life in Niagara when the new St. Catharines Site of the Niagara Health System goes live, enabling us to provide one m...

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Preparing to provide one million square feet of care

Posted Jun 29th, 2012 in News

On Sunday, March 24, 2013 a new era of health-care delivery will come to life in Niagara when our new St. Catharines Site goes live, enabling us to provide one million square feet of care in a state-of-the-art, patient-centred environment. For those eager t...

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Ministry of Health gives the thumbs up!

Posted Jun 21st, 2012 in News

The construction site was a happening place last Friday; not only was the project management team in the midst of its move out of the trailers; we had the opportunity to show off our new hospital to the Honourable Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Deb ...

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