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Niagara Dental Health Coalition launches Dental Care Barriers Survey

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Niagara Dental Health Coalition launches Dental Care Barriers Survey

The Niagara Dental Health Coalition has launched a survey to find out more about problems or barriers accessing dental care that are faced by Niagara region adults and seniors. The short survey can be completed on-line at http://niagaradentalhealthcoalition.weebly.com/ and is open until March 10, 2017. “Between two to three million people in Ontario do not […]

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Niagara Health team raises over $75,000 for United Way

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Niagara Health team raises over $75,000 for United Way

In the spirit of giving during the holiday season, Niagara Health is proud to announce we’ve raised a record $75,470 this year for United Way through employee giving. Niagara Health’s 2016 workplace campaign committee set an optimistic goal of increasing staff contributions by 10 per cent and we are very proud to exceed that goal. […]

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Know your healthcare options in Niagara

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Know your healthcare options in Niagara

Shopping malls and hospitals – two places guaranteed to be busy over the holidays. But, just like shopping online, there are options when it comes to healthcare during the winter months. There are many community-based care options for patients who don’t require emergency or urgent care. Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre, Niagara Region […]

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OneFoundation recruits Roger D. Ali as President & Chief Executive Officer

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OneFoundation recruits Roger D. Ali as President & Chief Executive Officer

OneFoundation for Niagara Health System (NHS) is pleased to announce that Roger D. Ali is joining OneFoundation in the role of President & Chief Executive Officer on January 16, 2017. In this important fundraising role, Mr. Roger D. Ali, will be responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of OneFoundation for Niagara Health System, ensuring […]

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Ontario Proposes New Three-Year Plan to OMA

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Ontario Proposes New Three-Year Plan to OMA

This post was originally published on this siteProposal Would Improve Patient Access, Provide More Support for Family Physicians Wednesday, Ontario shared with the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) a proposed three-year plan that would improve patient access to care, provide more support for family physicians, and build stability into Ontario’s health-care budget. Under the terms of […]

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Opioid awareness in Niagara

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Opioid awareness in Niagara

Opioid misuse is a growing concern. Opioids are also called narcotics. Niagara EMS would like to ensure the public are aware of the signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose: Slow breathing and heart rate Severe drowsiness Cold, clammy skin which may appear blue in colour Very small pupils Not responsive to shouting or shaking […]

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