Arts in Medicine program unites creativity and caring

Arts in Medicine program unites creativity and caring

Gift of $40,000 funds art program at Walker Family Cancer Centre In February, Niagara Health’s Walker Family Cancer Centre officially launched a new program called Arts in Medicine thanks to a donation of $40,000 gifted by Val Fleming. The program aims to positively engage with patients and caregivers by providing the opportunity to explore creativity […]

Specialty care benefits from Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament

Specialty care benefits from Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament

Mayor Walter Sendzik and members of the Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament organizing committee have made a $50,000 donation to the Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Foundation. The donation of proceeds of the 2015 and 2016 golf tournaments will go towards a new virtual fitness centre for physical rehabilitation assessment and therapy at the Hotel […]

NC dental hygiene students oral health event Tuesday

NC dental hygiene students oral health event Tuesday

Public and students invited to participate in event Niagara College (NC) senior students from NC’s Dental Hygiene program are hosting an event at the Welland campus on Tuesday to help others “brush up.” As part of National Dental Hygiene Week students will be promoting oral health from 9 a.m.- 11 a.m. at the Applied Health […]

Raccoon with rabies found in Port Colborne

Raccoon with rabies found in Port Colborne

A raccoon in an urban area of Port Colborne has tested positive for rabies. Since December 2015, there have been 16 animals with rabies in Niagara, and a total of 296 in Hamilton, Halton, Niagara and the surrounding area. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF), along with SPCAs and Humane Societies, are continuing […]

Port Colborne Lions donate towards Ophthalmology Microscope

Port Colborne Lions donate towards Ophthalmology Microscope

On March 31, the Lions Club of Port Colborne generously donated $10,000 to OneFoundation for Niagara Health System as part of Lions’ Eye Care’s $200,000 commitment for the purchase of a new microscope for Ophthalmology at Niagara Health. The new microscope contains advanced and accurate technology that helps Niagara Health’s team of ophthalmologists perform delicate […]

Many Ontarians mistakenly believe they’re registered donors

Many Ontarians mistakenly believe they’re registered donors

Up to 1.8 Million Ontarians mistakenly believe they are registered organ and tissue donors Every three days, someone in Ontario dies waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant. This situation exists despite the fact that we have the cure, the knowledge and the tools to save them. We simply don’t have enough organ donors. While most […]

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