Visiting as a Patient or Guest

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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

  • 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
  • Frances White Portrait
    Frances White: making connections with GRH’s young patients
  • 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 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.

    Sharing our knowledge for better health care

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    GRH leader provides perspective on health information security at NYC conference

    What does it take to foster privacy and information security innovation in the health sector? GRH’s Kathleen Lavoie provided her thoughts on a “move fast and do no harm” approach at a conference in New York City.

    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.