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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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Tour our new Operating Suites with Dr. Anna Kobylecky!

Posted Apr 5th, 2012 in News

This past Friday, Surgeon Dr. Anna Kobylecky provided the news media with a tour of our new Operating Suites, Recovery area and other Surgical Program space to demonstrate how patients having a surgical procedure will be provided with the best possible care...

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Get an insider’s view of our new health complex

Posted Mar 21st, 2012 in News

Only 249 days until construction is complete! Earlier this month we kicked off the first in our series of New Hospital Town Halls for our staff to provide an update on progress and to celebrate the countdown to construction completion. We filmed the pres...

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More Niagara residents need to be screened for colorectal cancer

Posted Mar 14th, 2012 in News

The number of Niagara residents who are getting screened for colorectal cancer is increasing, however, a large percentage of people who could be at risk aren’t protecting themselves by getting screened. The number of colorectal screenings is up 10 per cen...

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Watch and learn how we’re turning the building into a hospital!

Posted Mar 14th, 2012 in News

Last week we kicked off the first in our series of New Hospital Town Halls for our staff to keep you posted on progress and to celebrate the countdown to construction completion. In order to make this information available to staff, physicians and volunteer...

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Have you visited the new hospital mock-up rooms?

Posted Mar 7th, 2012 in News

As part of the design development process PCL constructed mock-ups of six key recurring spaces to maximize efficiency of the design with a focus on clinical space. Each mock-up is a full-size structural model made with the exact construction techniques and ...

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First major equipment for our new Walker Family Cancer Centre has arrived!

Posted Feb 24th, 2012 in News

Having successfully crossed the Atlantic Ocean from the supplier in the United Kingdom, and transported in an entourage from Quebec, installers have begun the intricate process of assembling highly specialized radiation treatment machines. The arrival of th...

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