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Nightingale Awards Night 2012

Eleven Backus nurses were recognized along with many of their peers from the region during the 2012 Nightingale Awards Event that took place May 10 at the Mystic Marriott in Groton. View the photo gallery to see several photos from the gala event.

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...

35th Annual Volunteer Awards and Recognition Luncheon

On Friday, April 27, Backus hosted its 35th Annual Volunteer Awards and Recognition Luncheon honoring the 482 volunteers who have collectively given 46,100 hours of service to the organization. There were lots of smiles and many great moments during the popular event which recognizes all of the great work done by these dedicated volunteers. Here are a few photos from the event.

Top-notch nurses named Nightingales

Ten Backus Hospital nurses and one Backus Home Health Care nurse will receive Nightingale Awards this year. Originally developed by the Visiting Nursing Association of South Central Connecticut, the Nightingale Awards recognize exceptional nurses and promote the nursing profession.

Backus physicians named Top Docs

NORWICH – Nineteen Backus physicians on the Backus Hospital Medical Staff have been named to Connecticut Magazine’s annual listing of “top doctors” in the state.

Backus Breast Center Achieves National Distinction

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital Breast Health Center has been accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).

Bylone named Chief Nursing Officer

The turning point in Mary Bylone’s career came as an intensive care nurse in the 1980s. A decision was made from above that greatly impacted her ability to do her job — and nurses had no say in the matter.

Backus bolsters commitment to patient safety and quality

Setu Vora, MD, Medical Director Critical Care Services, has been named Physician Director of Performance Improvement.

Plainfield Lions Club presents check to Backus

Robert Erickson, left, President of the Plainfield Lions Club, presented a check for $5000 to the Plainfield Emergency Department Community Campaign Thursday during the club's annual Night of Giving.