News & Events

May 2012

Backus, UCFS offer women’s health program

NORWICH – United Community and Family Services (UCFS) and The William W. Backus Hospital will present a free health program on family planning on May 15 at 6 p.m. at the Community Room at the Edward and Mary Lord Family Health Center at UCFS, 47 Town Street in Norwich.

Employee Recognition 2012

Backus employees celebrating career milestones were honored during the 55th Annual Employee Recognition Dinner Thursday night at Foxwood's Grand Pequot Tower Ballroom. With a combined 3,705 years of service to the hospital, these employees were recognized for their dedication and teamwork. View a few candid photos from this event.


The theme of this year’s National Hospital Week is “Making Miracles Happen”. This video shows a few of the talented...

Backus physicians talk about link between athletics and depression

NORWICH – The death of NFL great, Junior Seau, has highlighted a little known link between athletics and depression.