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New support group at Bridges

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New support group at Bridges

Do you feel like nobody understands your disability or chronic health condition? Are you looking to connect with others in the community for social support? Anyone with any form of disability or chronic health condition is welcomed to join a new support group at Bridges Community Health Centre in Port Colborne and connect with others. […]

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New support group at Bridges Community Health
for those with disabilities or chronic health condition

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for those with disabilities or chronic health condition
New support group at Bridges Community Health <br> for those with disabilities or chronic health condition

Do you feel like nobody understands your disability or chronic health condition? Are you looking to connect with others in the community for social support? Well, a new support group at Bridges Community Health Centre will connect you with others and show you are not alone. Anyone with any form of disability or chronic health […]

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Health expert to speak in Port Colborne

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Health expert to speak in Port Colborne

A professor of health policy and health journalism who wrote an expert report on hospital cuts in Niagara will begin Port Colborne Wednesday. Dr. John Lister, a professor at Coventry University in the U.K. will share his expertise about health care and cuts in Niagara and across Ontario. Lister, an expert on privatized P3s and […]

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Twenty-two doctors recruited by NHS

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Twenty-two doctors recruited by NHS

Niagara Health System joined in the celebration of Doctors’ Day May 1, saluting physicians across the region who work tirelessly for patients and families. It also celebrated the success of recent recruitment initiatives, bringing much-needed physician specialists to the region to join the organization’s medical staff. A total of 22 recruitments and leadership appointments have […]

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Niagara hardest hit by health cuts

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Niagara hardest hit by health cuts

Niagara has been the hardest hit in all of Ontario in the last decade when it comes to changes in the health system, the executive director Ontario Health Coalition told 150 people at Port Colborne Royal Canadian Legion Branch 56 last week. “You have suffered the worst cuts … you have the worst recommendations for […]

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Budget does little for long term care residents

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Budget does little for long term care residents

Ontario’s budget will do little to improve care levels for residents living in long term care homes, said Ontario Association of Non-Profit Homes and Services for Seniors (OANHSS). In the months leading up to the budget, OANHSS urged the provincial government to put more money into front-line staff — primarily nurses and personal support workers […]

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