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NHS program helps patients support each other

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NHS program helps patients support each other

A Niagara Health System pilot project that will feature an online forum between patients through Google Plus, and also include a monthly online chat for patients to connect with health experts received a $49,500 grant. The health system said the project aims to open lines of communication for kidney disease patients, and that the grant […]

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Fall health and wellness programs at Bridges

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Fall health and wellness programs at Bridges

Bridges Community Health Centre is offering several health and wellness programs this fall that are no cost and open to all residents of Port Colborne and Wainfleet. • Join our dietitians to explore common nutrition myths and discuss the truth about foods which can keep you healthy. The Busting Nutrition Myths workshop will be held […]

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Patient tests negative for Ebola

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Patient tests negative for Ebola

A patient in isolation at St. Catharines hospital has tested negative for the Ebola virus, and remains stable, said the Niagara Health System Thursday. Earlier this week, the health system said a patient with flu-like symptoms, who had traveled from West Africa where Ebola is endemic, was admitted and isolated in the hospital on Fourth […]

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NHS isolates patient in St. Catharines hospital

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NHS isolates patient in St. Catharines hospital

A patient with flu-like symptoms, who had traveled from West Africa where Ebola is endemic, has been admitted and isolated by the Niagara Health System at the St. Catharines hospital. The health system said the patient is being managed and tested per public health protocols as part of heightened vigilance, and is is currently stable. […]

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First day on the job for new NHS president

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First day on the job for new NHS president

    Niagara Health System’s new president marked her first day on the job Tuesday. “I can’t tell you how much I have been looking forward to today and how excited I am about working together with the NHS team and Niagara residents to shape the future of healthcare in Niagara,” said Dr. Suzanne Johnston […]

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Health system looking for volunteers

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Health system looking for volunteers

Niagara Health System is looking for volunteer with skills like good communication and problem-solving, along with a kind nature to support patients, families and staff in the emergency departments in Welland, Niagara Falls and St. Catharines. “Volunteering at the hospital offers a rewarding experience and meaningful work for community members who want to get involved […]

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