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Pathstone Foundation receives $50,000 from Mayor’s Golf Tournament

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Pathstone Foundation receives $50,000 from Mayor’s Golf Tournament

St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik and members of the Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament organizing committee presented proceeds from the annual fundraiser to the Pathstone Foundation Thursay Feb. 16 at a special cheque presentation. The funds raised through the 2015 and 2016 tournament will go towards the Mending Children’s Minds Campaign for the family counselling room […]

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Canadian recommendations for MDs call for reduced use of opioids

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Canadian recommendations for MDs call for reduced use of opioids

Draft recommendations for Canadian physicians, which call for more cautious prescribing of opioids to patients with chronic pain, have been issued for public comment. The recommendations for clinical practice have been developed by a team of clinicians, researchers and patients, and funded by Health Canada. They are part of a guideline being developed in response […]

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McMaster’s Niagara campus receives international award

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McMaster’s Niagara campus receives international award

An intense focus on research by medical students has earned international praise for the Niagara Regional Campus of McMaster University’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine. The Association of American Medical Colleges recently awarded “The Star of Education Innovation” to the campus in recognition of the school’s efforts of “promoting scholarship through development of a […]

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Niagara Dental Health Coalition launches Dental Care Barriers Survey

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Niagara Dental Health Coalition launches Dental Care Barriers Survey

The Niagara Dental Health Coalition has launched a survey to find out more about problems or barriers accessing dental care that are faced by Niagara region adults and seniors. The short survey can be completed on-line at http://niagaradentalhealthcoalition.weebly.com/ and is open until March 10, 2017. “Between two to three million people in Ontario do not […]

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Niagara Health team raises over $75,000 for United Way

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Niagara Health team raises over $75,000 for United Way

In the spirit of giving during the holiday season, Niagara Health is proud to announce we’ve raised a record $75,470 this year for United Way through employee giving. Niagara Health’s 2016 workplace campaign committee set an optimistic goal of increasing staff contributions by 10 per cent and we are very proud to exceed that goal. […]

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Know your healthcare options in Niagara

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Know your healthcare options in Niagara

Shopping malls and hospitals – two places guaranteed to be busy over the holidays. But, just like shopping online, there are options when it comes to healthcare during the winter months. There are many community-based care options for patients who don’t require emergency or urgent care. Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre, Niagara Region […]

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