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Niagara Health System recognized for promoting organ donation

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Niagara Health System recognized for promoting organ donation

Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) presented Niagara Health System and a member of our team with two awards Tuesday for dedication to helping improve organ and tissue donation in Ontario and saving lives through transplantation. Ann Nagypal, a Registered Nurse at our Douglas Memorial Site in Fort Erie, received the Tissue Donation Champion Award, […]

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NHS issues statement: new hospital and Welland plans

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NHS issues statement: new hospital and Welland plans

In the ongoing debate over the Niagara Health Systems plans for local hospitals, Erie Media was able to obtain the following statement Monday morning regarding the Niagara Health Systems plans for publication on Erie Media with the intention of presenting as much information about the issue as possible. The text is unedited, as received from […]

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NHS releases final report of Radiology Quality Review

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NHS releases final report of Radiology Quality Review

Niagara Health System is made the final report of the quality review of CT, MRI and mammography exams that was launched last year public last Wednesday. Last June, NHS Chief of Staff Dr. Tom Stewart enlisted the services of an expert external review team of radiologists to oversee a review focusing on the work of […]

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Public Health warns of Hepatitis A risk

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Public Health warns of Hepatitis A risk

Niagara Region Public Health is advising residents of a food recall by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency due to a likely Hepatitis A contamination. The recalled product is Nature’s Touch Organic Berry Cherry Blend, a frozen product, with best before dates up to and including March 15, 2018. There are currently 12 confirmed cases of […]

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Getting screened for cervical cancer with a Pap test could save your life

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Getting screened for cervical cancer with a Pap test could save your life

Cervical cancer is almost entirely preventable with regular screening, appropriate and timely follow-up of abnormal results, and HPV immunization. This April, Cancer Care Ontario is partnering with the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Regional Cancer Program, which includes Niagara Health’s Walker Family Cancer Centre, to encourage women to put their health first and book a Pap […]

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Feet First Steps for Health opens in Seaway Mall

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Feet First Steps for Health opens in Seaway Mall

Story and photo by Sarah Piercey – Last week Feet First Steps for Health celebrated its grand opening at its Seaway Mall location. This location specializes in helping people who are at high risk for lower limb diabetic ulcers and amputations. They serve over 10,000 clients and have 14 locations including one site in St. Catharines, two […]

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