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Niagara Health celebrates our more than 600 doctors on Doctors’ Day

Niagara Health celebrates our more than 600 doctors on Doctors’ Day

Niagara Health is celebrating the dedication and commitment of our talented and caring physicians by joining in the celebration of Doctors’ Day on May 1. Our more than 600 doctors make a significant difference each day in the lives of our patients and their families. “On behalf of the Niagara Health team, I would like […]

Walker Family Cancer Centre receives special recognition

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Walker Family Cancer Centre receives special recognition

Niagara Health is one of only 15 healthcare organizations in North America to be recently named a recipient of The Beryl Institute’s Patient Experience Grant and Scholar Program. The Patient Experience Grant Program supports healthcare organizations as they test ideas and efforts impacting the experiences of patients and families. The Beryl Institute, the global community […]

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Confirmed case of mumps in Niagara

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Confirmed case of mumps in Niagara

Niagara Region Public Health has identified the first infection of mumps in Niagara. Mumps is a viral infection of the salivary glands, that is spread person-to-person through coughing, sneezing, talking or coming into contact with a person’s saliva (i.e. sharing drinks and food, kissing). Symptoms include: Fever Swelling and pain in one or more salivary […]

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Niagara Health celebrates our more than 850 volunteers

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Niagara Health celebrates our more than 850 volunteers

Niagara Health is celebrating the tremendous work of our more than 850 caring volunteers and auxilians as part of National Volunteer Week April 23-29. Our volunteers help provide extraordinary patient-centred care in a number of departments including: Cardiac Rehab, Critical Care, Emergency Department, Medical Imaging, Mental Health, Outpatient Clinics, Palliative Care, Surgical Services, the Walker […]

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Survey finds many Niagara residents can’t afford dental services

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Survey finds many Niagara residents can’t afford dental services

A survey recently conducted by the Niagara Dental Health Coalition has found that cost and lack of health insurance are the two biggest barriers facing many adults in Niagara who are seeking dental health care. The survey received 1,334 responses from Niagara residents aged 18 and over from across all twelve municipalities. “Local health and […]

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Arts in Medicine program unites creativity and caring

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Arts in Medicine program unites creativity and caring

Gift of $40,000 funds art program at Walker Family Cancer Centre In February, Niagara Health’s Walker Family Cancer Centre officially launched a new program called Arts in Medicine thanks to a donation of $40,000 gifted by Val Fleming. The program aims to positively engage with patients and caregivers by providing the opportunity to explore creativity […]

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