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NHS launches 2015 United Way Campaign

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NHS launches 2015 United Way Campaign

Tuesday, the Niagara Health System marked the launch of the 2015 NHS United Way Campaign with a fundraising goal of doubling the number of current staff contributors through payroll deductions. “At Niagara Health, we are a caring group of people and together we can make a difference again this year for those in need in […]

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Bridges Community Health Centre expands free physiotherapy services

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Bridges Community Health Centre expands free physiotherapy services

Bridges Community Health Centre (CHC) is pleased to announce the expansion of its physiotherapy services for residents of Fort Erie, Port Colborne, and Wainfleet who are without third-party health insurance, thanks to recent funding through the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network (HNHB LHIN). A physician referral is not needed for physiotherapy services; […]

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Community event raises awareness about Hepatitis C

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Community event raises awareness about Hepatitis C

Niagara Health System’s Hepatitis C Care Clinic and community partners are hosting a World Hepatitis Day educational event on Tuesday, July 28 at Centennial Square in Niagara Falls. The event will raise awareness about hepatitis C and liver health. It will also educate the community about the wide range of services the NHS Hepatitis C […]

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NHS cancer centre seeks patient and family partners for new advisory council

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NHS cancer centre seeks patient and family partners for new advisory council

Niagara Health System’s Walker Family Cancer Centre is looking for patient and family advisors to help make a difference in delivering high-quality cancer care in the region. Do you have experience in the cancer system? Are you willing to share your story? Do you have a desire to share a patient’s perspective in a group […]

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Niagara Health System encourages sun safety

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Niagara Health System encourages sun safety

Niagara Health System is urging residents to take caution in the sun and reduce their exposure to ultraviolet radiation. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Canada, yet it is also one of the most preventable. About 80,000 cases of skin cancer are diagnosed in Canada each year, more than 6,000 of which are […]

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NHS stroke program receives positive report

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NHS stroke program receives positive report

The Ontario Stroke Network recently released a report showing that “the Niagara District Stroke Centre is the best in the province for ‘door-to-needle time’ (the time patients wait to receive life-saving t-PA)” according to a press release from the Niagara Health System last week. According to the release, the centre also was among the best […]

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