News & Events

October 2013

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Vol. 42, No. 42

Thank you Big Y!

The Massachusetts-based grocery store chain has designated Backus Hospital as one of 19 beneficiaries of their “Partners of Hope” program,...

Backus to host breast health education event

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital’s Breast Center will host “Understanding Your Mammogram” on Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 5-6:30...

Backus to host asthma education classes

(Norwich, Conn.) – The William W. Backus Hospital will host “Breathe Well, Live Well,” an asthma education series on Mondays,...

Backus Center for Cancer Survivorship’s quarterly educational

Don’t miss the Backus Center for Cancer Survivorship’s quarterly educational dinner meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 5:30 to 7:30...

Multicultural Health Fair 2013

The recent Multicultural Health Fair at Backus was a great success. Representatives from more than 25 countries and cultures spoke about the different customs and cultural preferences relevant to healthcare, birth customs, communication and respect styles and end-of-life issues. The event included ethnic food samples, recipes and musical performances.

Birthing Center busy with baby boom

The Backus Birthing Center had perhaps its busiest stretch in its long history, with 17 babies filling the unit by...

Cancer Survivors Day brings out the best in all

Messages of overcoming prostate, skin and lung cancer is not unusual at Backus Cancer Survivors Day. But that message coming...

90 years of service highlighted at Auxiliary’s annual meeting

Originally founded to make a patient’s stay as positive as possible, the Backus Auxiliary’s mission has expanded and evolved over...

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