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Nurse Residency Program welcomes all-star class

It was a momentous morning Monday, Feb. 17, as 16 registered nurses officially began their careers at Backus, by way...

Backus ED doc elected co-chair of CT DPH committee

Known for his compassion to patients, commitment to high-quality care and advocacy for improved pre-hospital care, Backus Medical Director of...

A year in review – the top 10 highlights for 2013

Delivering on a promise, it’s what we have done, and what we continue to do.  Planning a health care system...

Backus welcomes first baby of 2014!

Congratulations to Kayla Smith and Brendan Gervais of Moosup who welcomed their first baby and the first baby born at...

Backus to host blood drive

(Norwich, Conn.) – The William W. Backus Hospital will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Friday, Dec. 20,...

Sprague Community Center Coordinator receives Backus President’s Award

NORWICH – Sprague Community Center Outreach Coordinator Brenda Keefe is the recipient of the Backus 2013 President’s Award. The award,...

Students learn motor vehicle safety from former Backus patient

For many Backus staffers, the name Matthew Crowe evokes bittersweet memories. Three years ago, Crowe, a 17-year-old from Griswold was...

Survivors In Fashion fire up crowd

It’s safe to say that the breast cancer survivor models once again wowed the crowd as they took stage at...

Flu

Fight the flu in three easy steps

If you’ve ever had the flu, the flashbacks of fever, headache and body aches are probably enough to make you...

Dr. King’s vision lives on at annual scholarship dinner

“Without Backus, I would not be able to pursue Dr. King’s dreams in my life.” This is the powerful message...