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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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MRSA activity update

Posted Jul 30th, 2012

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

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

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

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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Important announcement impacting health care in Niagara

Posted Jul 18th, 2012

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

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

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

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

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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