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TD Bank Group invests in life-saving endoscopy services

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TD Bank Group invests in life-saving endoscopy services

Recently employees from TD Bank Group visited the Niagara Health System St. Catharines Site with a $50,000 donation supporting endoscopy needs at NHS sites across the region. The group received a tour of the endoscopy unit and learned how TD’s gift is helping to make a difference for thousands of Niagara patients who benefit from […]

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Participatory Action Research town hall meeting

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Participatory Action Research town hall meeting

Students from Brock & McMaster University invite all Port Colborne community members to a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday March 3rd, 2016 at the Port Colborne City Hall (66 Charlotte St, Port Colborne). There will be two meetings to accommodate as many citizens as possible, being at 7:00-8:00PM and 8:00-9:00PM respectively. Participatory Action Research is […]

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NHS committed to Extended Care Unit in Welland

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NHS committed to Extended Care Unit in Welland

Niagara Health System is pleased to announce that we will continue to operate the Extended Care Unit (ECU) at our Welland Site and make the unit an integral part of our planning for the future. NHS had been in discussions about the possible sale of the licence to operate the ECU beds with other not-for-profit […]

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Dr. Amanda Bell honoured by College of Physicians and Surgeons

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Dr. Amanda Bell honoured by College of Physicians and Surgeons

It was the best kept secret in Steele Street Public School in Port Colborne. Their monthly awards in January were going to have a special award but, in order to insure the recipient was in attendance, they had to fib to her , according to Steele Street Public School principal Mark Piazza. “Doctor Amanda Bell […]

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Electronic health record now available for 3.6 million south west Ontario residents

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Electronic health record now available for 3.6 million south west Ontario residents

Over 37,000 health care professionals securely access electronic patient information London, ON. – Over 37,000 doctors, nurses, therapists, and other health care professionals across south west Ontario (SWO) are now able to securely access electronic patient information from the region’s 67 hospitals, four Community Care Access Centres (CCACs), four regional cancer programs and provincial clinical […]

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Brock expert says eat fruits and vegetables for better overall health

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Brock expert says eat fruits and vegetables for better overall health

If you’re still looking for an achievable New Year’s resolution, a Brock University professor has a nutritious suggestion: eat more fruits and vegetables. Wendy Ward, Professor in Brock’s Department of Kinesiology, says eating a well-balanced diet based on Canada’s Food Guide is an excellent goal for 2016. “With New Year’s resolutions fresh in our minds […]

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