Kaleida Health

Tom Puckett
July 26, 2018 - 1:00 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) Anne McCaffrey will step down as Lockport mayor in about two weeks. She's taking a new post as CEO of Eastern Niagara Hospital. McCaffrey stated, “It has been an honor to serve as Mayor of Lockport for the last four and a half years. I have enjoyed serving the residents of...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger "Parents and Kaleida nurses rallying to save their contract with BPS"
June 30, 2018 - 4:23 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Despite protests and an appeal from Kaleida, the Buffalo Public Schools have announced in a statement that they are upholding their decision to sever ties with Kaleida to provide nurses in the city schools. Buffalo School Board member Larry Quinn tells WBEN, "the decision did...
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Tom Puckett
June 20, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A month after Buffalo Schools ended its 13 year working relationship with Kaleida Health, Kaleida is going to get its hearing over its bid to renew its contract. Last month, Kaleida's Mike Hughes told WBEN he received mixed messages about why Kaleida's bid was rejected, "We're...
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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
May 16, 2018 - 9:18 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Following lengthy and sometimes emotional debate in Buffalo City Hall Wednesday evening, the Buffalo Board of Education voted to approve a contract with a new nursing provider and Kaleida nurses are out of the Buffalo Schools. Some board members pleaded to table the item and...
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Tom Puckett
May 10, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Parents gathered outside School 89 Wednesday afternoon calling on the Buffalo School Board to at least consider Kaleida Health's bid to renew its nursing contract with the district. Kaleida has supplied nurses for the last 13 years, but its latest bid arrived 16 minutes late,...
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November 10, 2017 - 8:41 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Right on schedule, at 7:01am, 12 year old Olivia Reger was whisked out of Women and Children's Hospital on Bryant Street. The scene was more like that of a celebrity surrounded by a paparazzi of photographers and media as she was bundled in blankets and wheeled into the first...
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Tom Puckett
October 04, 2017 - 1:50 pm
North Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) Kaleida Health is breaking ground on its new emergency department at DeGraff Memorial Hospital. The $8 million renovation of the emergency room includes relocating the department to the east side, facing the Twin Cities Highway and allowing for better access, parking and...
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Tom Puckett
September 29, 2017 - 1:44 pm
Dunkirk, NY (WBEN) The Brooks Memorial Hospital board of directors today announced that they have filed a “certificate of need” with the New York State Department of Health for its new hospital project. The regulatory filing kicks off an 18-24 month timeline that includes a formal State review of...
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Dave Debo
September 22, 2017 - 5:49 am
(WBEN) The move of patients into the new Oishei Children's Hospital will not take place until early November, but a team of ambulances, volunteer escorts and even actors posing as patients will execute a dress rehearsal of sorts today. The 200 bed hospital on Bryant Street in the Elmwood Village is...
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Mike Baggerman
July 17, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Once Women and Children's Hospital in Buffalo moves from its Bryant Street location to the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus in November, Ellicott Development and Sinatra & Company Real Estate will take over the property and convert it into a mixed-use facility. No officials...
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