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Rings back with family – nearly 30 years later

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Rings back with family – nearly 30 years later

Vaughn Wilson admits he was shocked when he received a recent phone call from Niagara Health’s Douglas Memorial Site in Fort Erie. The Tonawanda, N.Y., resident hadn’t been to Fort Erie since 1988, when his grandmother, Violet, passed away at Douglas Memorial. On the other end of the phone line was Karen Pietrangelo, Manager Patient […]

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Fire & Ice Gala in support of Medical Imaging at Niagara Health

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Fire & Ice Gala in support of Medical Imaging at Niagara Health

On Saturday, Feb, 25, OneFoundation for Niagara Health System’s Annual Gala dazzled supporters of Niagara Health at the alluring Fire and Ice themed event, held at Sheraton on the Falls. Over 360 guests, from across the region, joined OneFoundation for an enchanting evening overlooking the frozen wonder and beauty of Niagara Falls, in support of […]

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OneFoundation receives generous gift from Sandra Schmirler Foundation

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OneFoundation receives generous gift from Sandra Schmirler Foundation

The Scotties Tournament of Hearts brings more than elite curling to Niagara. It also brought with it a generous donation of $62,500 from the Sandra Schmirler Foundation to OneFoundation for Niagara Health System. These funds will be used to purchase Niagara Health’s first Giraffe Omnibed Carestation, for the Special Care Nursery at the St Catharines […]

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Pathstone Foundation receives $50,000 from Mayor’s Golf Tournament

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Pathstone Foundation receives $50,000 from Mayor’s Golf Tournament

St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik and members of the Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament organizing committee presented proceeds from the annual fundraiser to the Pathstone Foundation Thursay Feb. 16 at a special cheque presentation. The funds raised through the 2015 and 2016 tournament will go towards the Mending Children’s Minds Campaign for the family counselling room […]

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Canadian recommendations for MDs call for reduced use of opioids

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Canadian recommendations for MDs call for reduced use of opioids

Draft recommendations for Canadian physicians, which call for more cautious prescribing of opioids to patients with chronic pain, have been issued for public comment. The recommendations for clinical practice have been developed by a team of clinicians, researchers and patients, and funded by Health Canada. They are part of a guideline being developed in response […]

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McMaster’s Niagara campus receives international award

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McMaster’s Niagara campus receives international award

An intense focus on research by medical students has earned international praise for the Niagara Regional Campus of McMaster University’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine. The Association of American Medical Colleges recently awarded “The Star of Education Innovation” to the campus in recognition of the school’s efforts of “promoting scholarship through development of a […]

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