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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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Hospital fundraising campaign surpasses goal

Posted May 14th, 2012 in News

Volunteer campaign leads, donors, NHS leadership and staff assembled at a special event on May 10, 2012 to celebrate a tremendous win for healthcare in Niagara. Members of the volunteer and staff fundraising team revealed that they had not only met our camp...

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National Physician Recruitment Association Recognizes the Work of Two Physician Recruiters Leadership Award & Recruiter Recognition Award

Posted May 11th, 2012 in News

The Canadian Association of Staff Physician Recruiters () held its Annual Awards ceremony during their 8th Annual Conference. Sheila MacLean, Physician Recruitment Coordinator with the Department of Health & Wellness, Province of Prince Edward Island, was t...

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It’s Our Time to Celebrate, Niagara!

Posted May 8th, 2012 in News

The Niagara Health System is welcoming all Niagara residents, and , to take part in celebrating a monumental milestone in the history of health-care in our region. Join us via live webcast as we pay tribute to the dedicated volunteers and donors who undert...

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Ten nurses receive Awards of Excellence

Posted May 8th, 2012 in News

A highlight of National Nursing Week in Niagara is the Nursing Awards of Excellence, given out this morning as nursing professionals gathered to be honoured at the Niagara Health System’s annual Nursing Week breakfast. The following 10 Registered Nurses a...

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Only 207 days until construction is complete!

Posted May 2nd, 2012 in News

We’re still on time and on budget! How quickly time has passed since April 28, 2009 when we broke ground for our new hospital! With only 207 days until we get the keys (a milestone also known as substantial completion), construction continues on budget a...

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Get an inside look at our new Walker Family Cancer Centre!

Posted Apr 24th, 2012 in News

Pictured above: Medical Physicist Joe Szabo, Radiation Oncologist Dr. Bill MacMillan and Medical Director of Oncology Dr. Janice Giesbrecht highlight the linear accelators, powerful x-ray machines used to provide radiation treatment for cancer.The news medi...

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NOTL Hospital Auxiliary’s 54th Annual Card Party “Sold Out”

Posted Apr 24th, 2012 in News

Since 1958, the Niagara-on-the-Lake Hospital Auxiliary has invited the community to support its spring fundraising event. What started as a “Dessert Bridge Party” in the home of long-serving member, Helen Dawson, has grown to a luncheon and “Games Par...

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Recycle and support our future Walker Family Cancer Centre!

Posted Apr 18th, 2012 in News

Pictured above: Dr. Janice Giesbrecht, Interim President and CEO Sue Matthews and Niagara Regional Chair Gary Burroughs accept the $500,000 pledge from Emterra founder and CEO Emmie Leung and her daughter.A unique donation of $500,000 (possibly more!) was p...

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New health technology system to help support quality cancer care

Posted Apr 7th, 2012 in News

Authorized care providers throughout Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network to share patient information Authorized clinicians at cancer care facilities located throughout the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integrat...

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