Visiting as a Patient or Guest

Mother and child visiting hospital

Thousands of people arrive at Grand River Hospital every day for medical procedures, testing, or to visit loved ones. Depending on your situation there's info to be aware of before you arrive.

GRH Updates

The people of Grand River Hospital

  • Paula And Mateo Portrait
    Mateo Cado: benefiting from GRH's neonatal ICU
  • Shwetha Suresh
    Shwetha Suresh: supporting older adults through HELP volunteering
  • Caroline Yeomans
    Caroline Yeomans: a practiced hand in supporting better health information
  • Diane Stephenson
    Diane Stephenson: supporting GRH’s pharmacy service for 30 years
  • Caring for you through the holiday season

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    Hours for retail services at our Freeport and KW campuses

    GRH's retail food services, Volunteer Association gift shops and parking services will have modified hours over the holiday season. 

    Advancing exceptional care

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    Read our latest annual community report, and learn about how GRH, our partners and donors through Grand River Hospital Foundation are working together to strengthen exceptional health services in Waterloo Region.

    Care with compassion

    Gift Wrapping

    A guide to gifts for the young (and young at heart) at GRH this holiday season

    GRH and Grand River Hospital Foundation have put together a helpful guide if you wish to give a gift to someone receiving care at the hospital over the holiday season, and how the Foundation can help make sure your gift makes the biggest impact.

    Advancing exceptional cancer care

    RFA in interventional radiology

    Patients in Waterloo Region and Guelph Wellington with liver tumours now have access to a pair of advanced procedures providing life-saving care closer to home. Grand River Hospital is offering radiofrequency ablation (RFA) and transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) at its KW Campus in Kitchener.

    Make a difference

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    Welcoming new volunteers to the GRH community

    Are you a student looking for experience? In your career with a few extra hours to give? Or newly retired and seeking to give back?

    Then join the more than 1,000 people who make a difference by volunteering at GRH.