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Backus Oncology Radiation Services Transitions to HHC Cancer Institute

Backus Hospital’s Cancer Program took another big step in the creation of a comprehensive, coordinated system of care for cancer...

Honoring the 2014 Backus and Windham Nightingales

Eleven nurses from Backus and Windham joined other nurses from throughout the region Thursday, May 8, for a night of celebration and recognition during the 2014 Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing. View a photo gallery from this special night and join us in saluting all of the nurses and the great work that they do.

Nurses Week: A time to say thank you

This is National Nurses Week 2014 and Backus sends out a big thank you to all of its nurses for...

Author Wally Lamb to headline mental health forum at Backus

Norwich, CT)  — Best-selling author and Connecticut resident Wally Lamb will be the featured panelist at The William W. Backus...

Eleven East Region nurses named 2014 Nightingales

This year’s “rock stars” of nursing will be honored at the annual Nightingale Awards ceremony May 9 at Mystic Marriott...

Caring for different cultures

In some areas of Eastern Connecticut, language and cultural barriers can be major obstacles in the delivery of healthcare. In...

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...

Walk for Hospice Saturday, May 10

Mark your calendar and consider forming your own walking team of co-workers, family and friends for The Center for Hospice...

Hot tips for cold weather

With the polar vortex back with a vengeance, watch Backus Hospital’s latest HealthBeat video, Hot Tips for Cold Weather, featuring...

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...