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Saline water better than soap and water for cleaning wounds, researchers find

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Saline water better than soap and water for cleaning wounds, researchers find

Many scientific advances have been made in the delivery of care and infection prevention for open fractures, but the standard practice of wound cleaning with soap and water before surgery has remain the unchanged. Now, an international team of researchers led by McMaster University in collaboration with the Research Institute of the McGill University Health […]

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NHS named National Best Practice Hospital for Biomedical Engineering

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NHS named National Best Practice Hospital for Biomedical Engineering

Niagara Health System is pleased to announce that we’ve been named a National Best Practice Hospital for Biomedical Engineering. The designation was achieved following our Biomedical Engineering department participating in a week-long Peer Review directed by the Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society (CMBES) in September. The NHS is one of few hospitals in Canada […]

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Med students devise map for prostate biopsy decisions

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Med students devise map for prostate biopsy decisions

Sometimes it takes a map to plan the route through a complex decision, and Niagara medical students have come up with such a chart for men facing decisions about prostate cancer issues. Elan Hahn and Matthew Baron, third-year students of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University’s Niagara Regional Campus, have created […]

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5th Annual Pasta for Prostate Cancer fundraiser pays tribute to founder

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5th Annual Pasta for Prostate Cancer fundraiser pays tribute to founder

OneFoundation for Niagara Health System’s community partners, the Roberto Family, invite you to join them for the 5th Annual Pasta for Prostate Cancer on Sunday, November 22, 2015 at Strada West in Niagara Falls. The event offers guests homemade Italian fare and raises funds and awareness for prostate cancer care at Niagara Health System. This […]

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Hernder Picasso’s Foundation gives OneFoundation a $750,000 treat

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Hernder Picasso’s Foundation gives OneFoundation a $750,000 treat

OneFoundation for Niagara Health System is pleased to announce a $750,000 pledge from the Hernder Picasso’s Foundation in support of Niagara Health System’s Walker Family Cancer Centre and urgent needs. The Foundation, which is a joint partnership of Hernder Estate Wines and Picasso’s Salon and Spa, made the news public at their seventh annual Halloween […]

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Welland Hospital Auxiliary pledges $500,000 for endoscopy services at NHS’s Welland Site

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Welland Hospital Auxiliary pledges $500,000 for endoscopy services  at NHS’s Welland Site

OneFoundation for Niagara Health System is pleased to announce a $500,000 commitment from the Welland Hospital Auxiliary in support of Endoscopy Services at Niagara Health System’s Welland Site. The announcement was made Tuesday in front of the Auxiliary’s Gift Shop at the hospital, which is the main source of fundraising for the volunteer group. This […]

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