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Niagara Health celebrates our extraordinary nurses

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Niagara Health celebrates our extraordinary nurses

Niagara Health is celebrating Nursing Week by recognizing and thanking our dedicated nurses for all they do to provide extraordinary care. At more than 2,100 strong, our Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses are an essential part of our healthcare team. We are also highlighting the outstanding contributions of our nurses who work […]

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Province to invest in healthcare in Niagara

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Province to invest in healthcare in Niagara

Our vision to build a healthier Niagara got a significant boost Thursday Apr. 27 with the provincial government’s announcement that it will be investing in healthcare in our region. Finance Minister Charles Sousa committed funding for our redevelopment plans, specifically for a new south Niagara hospital. There are many other areas mentioned such as: primary […]

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Port Colborne physician to lead medical school’s Niagara Campus

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Port Colborne physician to lead medical school’s Niagara Campus

Dr. Amanda Bell, an alumna of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine and a primary care physician in Port Colborne, becomes the regional assistant dean of the school’s Niagara Regional Campus on July 1. She is assuming the role from the inaugural regional assistant dean Dr. Karl Stobbe, who established the Niagara Regional Campus […]

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Ontario investing $9 billion more in health care construction

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Ontario investing $9 billion more in health care construction

This post was originally published on this siteCommunities receive significant funding for hospital infrastructure As part of the 2017 Budget, Ontario is proposing to spend an additional $9 billion to support the construction of new hospital projects across the province. This would bring Ontario’s total planned investment in hospital infrastructure to more than $20 billion […]

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Ontario delivering shorter patient wait times

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Ontario delivering shorter patient wait times

This post was originally published on this siteMajor $1.3  billion investment for quicker access to specialized care and services As part of the 2017 Budget, Ontario is improving access to high-quality health care services for people across the province by investing $1.3 billion over three years to reduce wait times, with more than $285 million […]

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Ontario providing free prescription medications for students

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Ontario providing free prescription medications for students

This post was originally published on this siteNew OHIP+ will make prescription drugs free for everyone 24 and under Premier Kathleen Wynne met with students at the University of Waterloo today to discuss how Ontario’s new OHIP+: Children and Youth Pharmacare Program will benefit them and their families. Last week, Ontario announced that as part […]

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