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Backus Arthritis Center joins national registry

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital’s Arthritis Center has recently become a member of CORRONA (the Consortium of Rheumatology Researchers of North America, Inc.), an independent registry with the mission to advance rheumatology research and improve patient care.

Backus to host Laura Beth Seder Memorial Golf Tournament

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital Office of Philanthropy and Development will host the Laura Beth Seder Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, Oct. 5, at the Mohegan Sun Country Club at Pautipaug, a private 18-hole championship golf course in Baltic.

Backus primary care provider offers pool safety tips

As yet another heat wave bears down on the region, people who are lucky enough to have pools will be spending lots of time in them. This is a great way to cool down, but be sure to follow safety precautions.

Plainfield ED officially opens new doors to health

The Plainfield Backus Emergency Care Center officially opened its doors Monday, making potentially life-saving healthcare services available to residents in northern New London and southern Windham Counties.

Program helps cancer survivors

NORWICH –The Backus Cancer Center has launched a cancer survivorship program for patients and their loved ones. Cancer survivors can learn...

Be aware of fireworks danger

NORWICH – When most people think of the Fourth of July, an exciting and colorful fireworks display probably comes to...

Backus to host RN job fair for Plainfield Emergency Department

NORWICH – The Backus Health System will host a Registered Nurse Job Fair for the Plainfield Backus Emergency Care Center, on Thursday, June 28, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the new facility at 582 Norwich Road in Plainfield.

Backus offers tips to avoid heat-related illness

NORWICH – As we experience potentially record-breaking temperatures and humidity, Steven Powell, MD, a pulmonologist on The William W. Backus Hospital Medical Staff, said heat is one of the most dangerous weather conditions.

31st annual Backus Golf Tournament a big success

More than 200 friends of Backus participated in the health system's annual golf tournament Thursday at Elmridge Golf Course in Pawcatuck. Attendees included a wide array of sponsors, donors, medical staff and employees. Thanks to all who participated and helped out. The event supports programs and services that will enable Backus to continue to serve the healthcare needs of the community. View this photo gallery to see a few scenes from the day's activities.

A big day for Backus preschoolers

Preschool graduates at the Mary Allen Ross Child Care Center at Backus were honored Wednesday, June 13 with a special Goodbye Party at the center. As parents and family members applauded, each child was handed a diploma and book, a collection of photos, artwork and notes from the child. The center is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and many of the children graduating have been there since they were infants.