News & Events

May 2013


Vol 42, No. 20

Backus to host Lupus education seminar

NORWICH –The Backus Arthritis Center and Rheumatology Department will host “Understanding Lupus,” an educational seminar, on Tuesday, May 28, from...


Vol 42, No. 19

Honoring our nurses

Throughout the year we are well aware of all of the hard work and expert care our nurses provide for...

Positively Pink

More than 200 community and staff members participated in the fifth annual Pink Fair in the Backus conference rooms Wednesday, May 1. The event, which this year showcased 21 Backus departments, programs and community partners, offers health screenings and information to the public about women's health.

The Boutique at Backus to open soon

A dedication ceremony for The Boutique at Backus took place Wednesday, May 1, in the lobby of the Medical Office Building, where the shop is under construction. View several photos from the event in this photo gallery.

Nursing School at Backus: A look back

During National Nurses Week Backus is honoring nurses both present and past. This video features the graduating classes of the...

A crash course on motorcycle safety

It’s like clockwork – daylight savings time comes, the weather warms up and motorcyclists quickly populate the roads of Eastern...

Backus Boutique brings smile to cancer patients

Last year, cancer survivor Barbara Chiangi spoke to Backus officials about having a boutique for cancer patients at Backus. On...


Vol. 42, No. 18