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Buffalo Sabres visit patients in NHS Children's Health Unit

Posted Sep 8th, 2015

The Niagara Health System was thrilled to welcome members of the Buffalo Sabres to our St. Catharines Site on Tuesday. Sabres players Nic Deslauriers and Mark Pysyk and team mascot, Sabretooth, visited patients in our Children’s Health Unit Tuesday mornin...

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Renowned artist’s work on display at NHS’s St. Catharines Site

Posted Sep 8th, 2015

The work of renowned Canadian artist Conrad Furey is now on display at Niagara Health System’s St. Catharines Site, thanks to a generous donation by the late artist’s family. Five pieces of Mr. Furey’s artwork adorn the wall i...

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Ontario Investing in Niagara hospitals repairs and upgrades

Posted Aug 19th, 2015

Ontario is renewing hospital infrastructure in Niagara to ensure patients get the care they need. Through the Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund, the province is investing $3,144,212 for infrastructure upgrades to Niagara community hospitals. The funding wi...

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NHS hosts open house for Withdrawal Management Services

Posted Aug 17th, 2015

Niagara Health System’s Withdrawal Management Services in St. Catharines is holding an open house on Tuesday, August 18 from 1-8 p.m. The open house at 10 Adams St. is being held to highlight changes in the program, including the addition of new life skil...

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Donations to OneFoundation for NHS are now worth DOUBLE!

Posted Aug 5th, 2015

OneFoundation for Niagara Health System is thrilled to announce its first-ever matching gift opportunity. Neena Kanwar and Family of KMH Cardiology & Diagnostic Centres have generously offered to match donations made to OneFoundation to improve our Niagara ...

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Community event on July 28 raises awareness about Hepatitis C

Posted Jul 22nd, 2015

  Niagara Health System’s Hepatitis C Care Clinic and community partners are hosting a World Hepatitis Day educational event on Tuesday, July 28 at Centennial Square in Niagara Falls. The event will raise awareness about hepatitis C and liver health. It ...

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NHS cancer centre seeks patient and family partners for new advisory council

Posted Jul 20th, 2015

Advisory council news release Niagara Health System’s Walker Family Cancer Centre is looking for patient and family advisors to help make a difference in delivering high-quality cancer care in the region. Do you have experience in the cancer system? Are...

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Niagara Health System encourages sun safety

Posted Jul 15th, 2015

Niagara Health System is urging residents to take caution in the sun and reduce their exposure to ultraviolet radiation. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Canada, yet it is also one of the most preventable. About 80,000 case...

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NHS stroke program continues to excel

Posted Jun 30th, 2015

Niagara Health System’s stroke program continues to excel in a number of key care areas, according to a recent stroke report card. The stroke report card released by the Ontario Stroke Network shows the Niagara District Stroke Centre as the best in the pr...

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Quality review of diagnostic imaging underway

Posted Jun 22nd, 2015

Media Release Attachment Message to the Community from Niagara Health System President Dr. Suzanne Johnston Quality of care is our highest priority at Niagara Health System. You will have seen recently that a number of hospitals are undertaking reviews w...

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