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Niagara Health celebrates our more than 850 volunteers

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Niagara Health celebrates our more than 850 volunteers

Three local women who have recorded an outstanding 50 years of service each to Niagara Health will be part of a group of 850 passionate and caring Volunteers and Auxilians honoured this week as part of celebrations marking National Volunteer Week. Phyllis Drake, Nell Brest Van Kempen and Marilyn Irvine began volunteering with the St. […]

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Donate your scrap metal to support local hospitals

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Donate your scrap metal to support local hospitals

Glendale Metal Company of St. Catharines and International Metal Salvage of Port Colborne have teamed up to give Niagara residents a new way to support Niagara Health Foundation. Beginning on April 16th, both locations will give people the option to donate a portion or the full value of their scrap metal to the Foundation. The […]

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Mental health initiative focuses on improving treatment for trauma

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Mental health initiative focuses on improving treatment for trauma

Homewood Chair in Mental Health and Trauma will lead national network There is more awareness and less stigma now to mental health issues caused by trauma, but much more needs to be done to improve care and find cures, says a psychologist named the inaugural Homewood Chair in Mental Health and Trauma. “There is tremendous […]

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Celebrate your smile during oral health month

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Celebrate your smile during oral health month

National Dental Hygienists Week takes place from April 7 – 13/2018 as part of oral health month in Canada. The week’s theme, “Oral Health for Total Health,” reminds us that taking care of our mouths, teeth and gums benefits our overall physical and mental well-being. Sponsored by the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association, which is the […]

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Tips for heart-healthy eating

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Tips for heart-healthy eating

Some say the key to someone’s heart is through their stomach — but the link between eating and the heart goes beyond romantic attraction. As a registered dietitian at Loblaws, Karley Fallaise knows this first hand. Here is some of her top advice for achieving heart health. Pack in the plants: Plants are a perfect source […]

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Stronger hospitals, better care

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Stronger hospitals, better care

This post was originally published on this siteBoost will reduce wait times, address capacity issues and provide better care closer to home Today, Mar. 22/2018, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced there will be an additional $822 million investment in Ontario hospitals in 2018-19 — an increase of 4.6 per cent. The Premier was joined by Dr. […]

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