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Rankin Cancer Run contributes remarkable $800,000 for Cancer Care

Rankin Cancer Run contributes remarkable $800,000 for Cancer Care

Niagara Health press release –  On May 26, 2018, more than 14,000 people participated in the 13th Annual Rankin Cancer Run, raising an extraordinary $1.15 million for cancer care in Niagara. On Tuesday, Dec. 11/2018, Niagara Health Foundation was presented with a remarkable $800,000 of those funds, which will be used to support cancer care at […]

Help for managing mental health over the holidays

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Help for managing mental health over the holidays

The festive season can be both the best and the worst of times. We are faced with social commitments (or lack thereof), financial pressures and family expectations. It’s also a time that for many can be shaped by grief over loved ones no longer with us. Our personal resources can be stretched to the limit, […]

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RNAO recognizes Niagara Health for best practice implementation

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RNAO recognizes Niagara Health for best practice implementation

The Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) has again certified Niagara Health as a Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO) for the next two years.

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Fonthill girl wins hospital Holiday Card Contest

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Fonthill girl wins hospital Holiday Card Contest

Niagara Health press release – Open Your Heart and Be Kind is the message on the joyful holiday drawing that will be the face of Niagara Health’s 2018 Holiday Greeting Card. Alexa Kirkwood, nine-year-old daughter of Service Desk Analyst David Kirkwood at our Data Centre in Thorold, is the brilliant artist behind the grand prize-winning […]

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Brock-led research shows impact of school start times on teens’ sleep

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Brock-led research shows impact of school start times on teens’ sleep

Brock University press release – Delaying high school start times by as little as 10 minutes can increase adolescents’ length of sleep by almost 25 minutes, says new Brock-led research. Similarly, shifts to earlier start times for secondary school were associated with less sleep among the students, says the study, “School start time changes in […]

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Niagara Health among top performers in health indicators

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Niagara Health among top performers in health indicators

Niagara Health press release – Niagara Health has been recognized again as a top performer in three of the indicators updated today by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). Niagara Health is among the best 10 per cent of performers in Canada over the past three consecutive years when it comes to: Obstetric trauma, with instruments […]

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