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Electronic health record now available for 3.6 million south west Ontario residents

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Electronic health record now available for 3.6 million south west Ontario residents

Over 37,000 health care professionals securely access electronic patient information London, ON. – Over 37,000 doctors, nurses, therapists, and other health care professionals across south west Ontario (SWO) are now able to securely access electronic patient information from the region’s 67 hospitals, four Community Care Access Centres (CCACs), four regional cancer programs and provincial clinical […]

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Brock expert says eat fruits and vegetables for better overall health

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Brock expert says eat fruits and vegetables for better overall health

If you’re still looking for an achievable New Year’s resolution, a Brock University professor has a nutritious suggestion: eat more fruits and vegetables. Wendy Ward, Professor in Brock’s Department of Kinesiology, says eating a well-balanced diet based on Canada’s Food Guide is an excellent goal for 2016. “With New Year’s resolutions fresh in our minds […]

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“Accredited with Commendation” for Niagara Health System

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“Accredited with Commendation” for Niagara Health System

Niagara Health System has been “Accredited with Commendation” for 2015-19 as part of a health-quality improvement process to measure our programs and services against national standards. In November, a group of surveyors from Accreditation Canada travelled to Niagara to complete our on-site accreditation. They visited every NHS site, program and service, spending time talking with […]

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Win YMCA family membership in health challenge

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Win YMCA family membership in health challenge

A Niagara family dedicated to making 2016 an active, healthy year could be the lucky recipients of a one-year free membership at the YMCA as part of a community health challenge. The “Journey to Better Health –A Challenge to Niagara Families” is focused on encouraging and supporting families to improve their health via physical activity […]

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GNGH Hospital Auxiliary donates $125,000 for equipment purchases

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GNGH Hospital Auxiliary donates $125,000 for equipment purchases

Christmas came early at the Greater Niagara General Site of the Niagara Health System when the Greater Niagara General Hospital Auxiliary donated $125,000 to OneFoundation for Niagara Health System. Funds will be used to purchase an operating table and cell counter‎ for the lab. “The GNGH Auxiliary is a valued partner of OneFoundation for Niagara […]

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Niagara Health System team helps to ‘Wrap It Up Red’

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Niagara Health System team helps to ‘Wrap It Up Red’

Members of the Niagara Health System team are doing their part to help the Canadian Blood Services ‘Wrap It Up Red’ this holiday season. And we’re hoping Niagara residents will do the same. NHS is a Partner For Life with Canadian Blood Services, which provides our team with an opportunity to show our commitment to […]

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