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Ontario Street Site will remain open as usual during Niagara Wine Festival

Posted Sep 24th, 2012

The Urgent Care Centre and other services at the Ontario Street Site of the Niagara Health System (NHS) will remain open as usual to treat patients throughout the duration of the Niagara Wine Festival. The Ontario Street Site, located at 155 Ontario St. in S...

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MRSA outbreak declared in surgical unit at Welland Hospital Site

Posted Sep 13th, 2012

The Niagara Health System has declared a unit outbreak of  in the 4th floor surgical unit at the Welland Hospital Site. An outbreak is declared when the number of hospital-associated cases is higher than what is seen as the normal threshold. There have b...

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NHS kicks off volunteer recruitment drive

Posted Sep 13th, 2012

The Niagara Health System (NHS) is on the hunt for newly retired and soon-to-be-retired professionals to  their valuable skills and time to help provide a great patient experience as part of our team. “We’re looking for dedicated, caring individuals w...

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74 days and counting!

Posted Sep 12th, 2012

With 74 days left in the construction schedule, and 192 days until we begin providing care at the New St. Catharines Site, the building is looking more like a hospital with each day that passes. The trades have even begun installation of directional signage...

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VRE outbreak declared over in C3 West/Mills 3Link at St. Catharines General Hospital Site

Posted Sep 7th, 2012

An outbreak of  (Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus) outbreak in the C3 West/Mills 3Link at the St. Catharines General Hospital Site has been declared over today. An outbreak is declared when the number of hospital-associated cases is higher than what is s...

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New Niagara Falls satellite dialysis centre to open in February

Posted Sep 6th, 2012

Niagara Falls MPP Kim Craitor joined NHS Interim President and CEO Sue Matthews today for a tour of the new satellite dialysis centre now under construction in the Falls. There is a six-month construction schedule for the Niagara Falls site, with occupancy ...

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Construction Countdown: 86 days!

Posted Aug 31st, 2012

We’re still under construction! Although construction of our new hospital looks complete from the exterior, we still have another 86 days until we receive the keys, and 204 days until we will be providing care in our new, patient-focused environment! With...

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VRE outbreak in C3 East, St. Catharines General Site

Posted Aug 31st, 2012

The Niagara Health System has declared a unit outbreak of  (Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus) in C3 East at the St. Catharines General Hospital Site. An outbreak is declared when the number of hospital-associated cases is higher than what is seen as the...

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MRSA outbreak declared over

Posted Aug 31st, 2012

NIAGARA, ON.:  An outbreak of MRSA at Port Colborne General Site’s 2 West floor has been declared over. “I would like to thank the public for its support and co-operation with our infection prevention and control measures,” says Kim Stephens-Woods, V...

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MRSA outbreak declared over at Niagara Health System

Posted Aug 24th, 2012

An outbreak of MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) outbreak in the Trillium Unit at the Greater Niagara General Site has been declared over today. An outbreak is declared when the number of hospital-associated cases is higher than what is see...

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