Grand River Hospital’s emergency department is located at our KW Site, 835 King Street West in Kitchener.
Please note the emergency entrance is at the intersection of King Street West and Pine Street, which is marked with a traffic signal.
We provide care for adults and children. We respond to the emergency needs of our community by providing exceptional care and specialized emergency services including: oncology, pediatrics, peritoneal and hemodialysis, obstetrics, mental health, acute surgical intervention, and trauma. Grand River Hospital is also the region’s district stroke centre.
Our mission statement is: to serve our community by providing quality and compassionate care to promote optimal health.
Our emergency department is staffed with a comprehensive team of skilled and registered health professionals. The department fosters an environment of collaboration and support between health professionals to ensure a high standard of care through the use of clinical intervention, diagnostic testing and observation.
A key entry for Grand River Hospital, most hospital admissions come through the department. Our goal is to satisfy every patient and their family either within our department, through admission and treatment as an inpatient, or providing the appropriate referral to other programs or health consultants.
Sometimes it is difficult to know if your problem is minor or serious – we urge you to come in to see us or call 911 if you are dealing with a serious injury or condition.
Within our community there are two hospitals to provide your care. Grand River Hospital at 835 King Street West in Kitchener and St. Mary’s General Hospital at 911 Queen's Boulevard in Kitchener. Each hospital has teams of professional health specialists to meet your care needs.
We want to help you get the care you need, and have some information to hopefully make your emergency visit easier:
Celebrate safely to avoid an emergency department visit. Learn more from Michelle Flanagan, a nurse practitioner in the emergency department.
This rich-text format file offers a transcription of Michelle's comments for people with accessibility needs.