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

Posted Jul 6th, 2012

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

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

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

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

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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The inpatient experience at our new St. Catharines Site

Posted Jun 20th, 2012

Members of the media are invited to attend a tour of a typical inpatient unit at the new St. Catharines Site.  Join Regional Chief of Medicine Dr. Terence Chan, Manager of Operational Readiness Vicky Merchant Miller and RN Kristina Fast to learn how the ne...

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Moving on up...

Posted Jun 14th, 2012

The trailers (as they are affectionately known!) that have been home to the New Hospital Project Management Team for the past few years are getting ready to move on to their next destination! (We hear it’s Humber Hospital!) With construction advancing at...

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Healthcare providers mark Stroke month by reinforcing importance of calling 9-1-1

Posted Jun 11th, 2012

One out of every six people throughout the world will have a stroke. Unfortunately in only half of these incidents do people call 9-1-1 for immediate care according to research. For this reason, the Niagara Health System District Stroke Centre and its partn...

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How to equip a new hospital from the ground up

Posted Jun 6th, 2012

 Building a hospital is no easy task. Ensuring the facility is fully equipped to diagnose and treat patients adds many layers of complexity. In the diagnostic imaging department alone, NHS bought 36 new pieces of equipment.   to read the rest of this sto...

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