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Outbreak declared over on Intensive Care Unit in St. Catharines

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Outbreak declared over on Intensive Care Unit in St. Catharines

Niagara Health press release – An outbreak of COVID-19 on the Intensive Care Unit at the St. Catharines Site is now over. Niagara Health was able to declare an end to the outbreak after 14 days of enhanced monitoring of patients and staff showed there had been no evidence of further transmission and no new […]

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Pain: What is it and how should you treat it?

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Pain: What is it and how should you treat it?

We’ve all experienced pain before. From stubbing our toes to major accidents, there are two main types of pain: acute and chronic. Knowing the type of pain that you are experiencing is important when it comes to treating it. Acute pain This type of pain is generally in response to something: a cut, broken bone, […]

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Medical student plans to become hometown doctor

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Medical student plans to become hometown doctor

McMaster University press release – Christina Weber has spent hundreds of hours volunteering in her hometown of Grimsby, and she can’t wait to continue to serve the community as a family physician. Weber is one of the medical students graduating from the Niagara Regional Campus of McMaster University’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine this […]

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The journey from law clerk to family physician

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The journey from law clerk to family physician

McMaster University press release – Rory Schafer’s background as a law clerk and social worker has impacted his plans as he accepts his medical degree from McMaster University this week. He is now a three-time graduate of McMaster. He completed his degree in cultural anthropology in 2010, working as a law clerk for a personal […]

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Niagara Falls medical grad realizing lifelong dream

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Niagara Falls medical grad realizing lifelong dream

McMaster University press release – Elliot Grady is rooted in the Niagara Region. He grew up here and he is becoming a medical doctor here. As he prepares to mark his graduation from McMaster University’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine Niagara Regional Campus, he says it feels like a dream come true. “I can’t […]

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Recognizing more than 2,100 nurses at Niagara Health

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Recognizing more than 2,100 nurses at Niagara Health

Niagara Health press release – Niagara Health is sending a very special thank you this year to its nurses during National Nursing Week (May 11 to 17). In addition to 2020 being the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, May 12/2020 marks the 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale – the founder of modern nursing. […]

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