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Backus to participate in Norwich Job Fair

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will participate in a job fair on Wednesday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., hosted by Congressman, Joe Courtney, at the Holiday Inn, 10 Laura Blvd. in Norwich.

Hurricane help from Backus Hospital

“Be prepared” is a great motto for the Boy Scouts, but it’s important for everyone in a natural disaster — such as a hurricane.

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.

Backus Auxiliary gives $125K to Plainfield Emergency Department

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital Auxiliary donated its first installment of $125,000 to the Community Campaign for the Backus Plainfield Emergency Care Center at its annual membership tea yesterday.

Backus Auxiliary gives $15K in scholarships

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital Auxiliary donated $15,000 in scholarships to six local students at its annual membership tea today. Each year, the tea coincides with National Hospital Week, celebrated May 6-12.

Nurses Week 2012

National Nurses Week, May 6-12, is a time to thank, recognize and pay tribute to our nurses for all they...

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.

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.

Backus to host walking event

NORWICH – The William W. Backus Hospital will host an Enjoy LIFE (Lifelong Investment in Fitness and Exercise) event, “Take a Walk With Us and Put Some Spring Into Your Step” on Thursday, May 17, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the walking trails at Plainfield High School, 105 Plainfield Road in Central Village.

Children’s Easter Party at Backus

Children and grandchildren ages 1-7 of hospital employees, physicians and volunteers had a great day of cookie decorating, coloring, face painting and hunting for Easter eggs during the annual Children's Easter party Saturday at Backus. Thanks to all of the Employee Activity Group folks and their helpers for putting this fun event together.