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New Thrombosis Service launches at Niagara Health System

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New Thrombosis Service launches at Niagara Health System

Niagara Health System is pleased to announce the launch of its first Thrombosis Service, which is aimed at improving patient safety in Niagara. The official opening of the clinic was held today, in conjunction with World Thrombosis Day, which is marked annually on Oct. 13. Thrombosis is the formation of potentially deadly blood clots in […]

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Bridges Community Health Centre to host free Diabetic Retinal Screening

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Bridges Community Health Centre to host free Diabetic Retinal Screening

The Hamilton Regional Eye Institute (HREI) will be coming to Bridges Community Health Centre’s Port Colborne site in November for a Tele-Ophthalmology Screening session. This is a free service for people living with diabetes who do not have access to vision care coverage. HREI staff will check the back of the eye for any potential […]

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Booking a mammogram takes just minutes and could save your life

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Booking a mammogram takes just minutes and could save your life

Niagara Health System and Cancer Care Ontario invite you to ‘Just Book It’ this October. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Walker Family Cancer Centre at Niagara Health System, in partnership with Cancer Care Ontario, is inviting eligible women aged 50 to 54 to ‘Just Book It’ by scheduling their mammogram appointments. This […]

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NHS launches 2015 United Way Campaign

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NHS launches 2015 United Way Campaign

Tuesday, the Niagara Health System marked the launch of the 2015 NHS United Way Campaign with a fundraising goal of doubling the number of current staff contributors through payroll deductions. “At Niagara Health, we are a caring group of people and together we can make a difference again this year for those in need in […]

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Bridges Community Health Centre expands free physiotherapy services

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Bridges Community Health Centre expands free physiotherapy services

Bridges Community Health Centre (CHC) is pleased to announce the expansion of its physiotherapy services for residents of Fort Erie, Port Colborne, and Wainfleet who are without third-party health insurance, thanks to recent funding through the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network (HNHB LHIN). A physician referral is not needed for physiotherapy services; […]

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Community event raises awareness about Hepatitis C

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Community event raises awareness about Hepatitis C

Niagara Health System’s Hepatitis C Care Clinic and community partners are hosting a World Hepatitis Day educational event on Tuesday, July 28 at Centennial Square in Niagara Falls. The event will raise awareness about hepatitis C and liver health. It will also educate the community about the wide range of services the NHS Hepatitis C […]

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