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Niagara Health recruiting volunteers

Niagara Health recruiting volunteers

Are you looking for a rewarding experience by getting involved in your community? If so, please consider joining Niagara Health’s team of extraordinary volunteers. Niagara Health is looking for volunteers who have excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy comforting others to volunteer at our sites across Niagara. We currently have more than 850 dedicated people helping […]

Enhanced training for Niagara Health teams who treat critically ill pediatric patients

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Enhanced training for Niagara Health teams who treat critically ill pediatric patients

Soon after becoming Niagara Health’s Chief of Pediatrics three years ago, Dr. Madan Roy saw an opportunity to enhance training for healthcare teams who treat critically ill pediatric patients. On average, approximately 20 per cent of cases seen in Niagara Health’s Emergency Departments and Urgent Care Centres are children under the age of 18. Among […]

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Superbugs: 5 facts you need to know

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Superbugs: 5 facts you need to know

Superbugs are more than just the latest health scare — they’re a very real threat that mean curing common illnesses like pneumonia and urinary tract infections may soon not be as simple as a quick trip to the doctor and prescription for an antibiotic. A superbug is a microorganism (such as a bacterium, virus, and […]

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Tips to beat the winter blues

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Tips to beat the winter blues

  For Dr. Amin A. Muhammad, Blue Monday might as well be called Myth Monday. Blue Monday, typically the third Monday in January, has been described as the most depressing day of the year. It originated in 2005 after a travel company claimed to have calculated the data using an equation. But for Dr. Muhammad, […]

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Helping you understand your healthcare options in Niagara

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Helping you understand your healthcare options in Niagara

Trends in healthcare can be very unpredictable. But one thing that is easy to predict is during the winter months, flu and other illnesses spread in our community. Niagara Health, Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre, Niagara Region Public Health and the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network are working together to […]

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Many prescription medications now free for everyone 24 and under

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Many prescription medications now free for everyone 24 and under

This post was originally published on this siteOntario delivers biggest expansion of medicare in a generation with OHIP+ More than 4,400 prescription medications are now free for children and youth age 24 and under, as the province delivers the biggest expansion of medicare in a generation for Ontario families. OHIP+: Children and Youth Pharmacare launched today, […]

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