Penny Loker: lending volunteer support to emergency patientsDecember 30, 2016
Pain, worry, fear and confusion are often at the forefront when patients and their families first enter GRH’s Lazaridis Family Foundation Emergency Department. Thankfully, those people are fortunate to have volunteer Penny Loker looking out for them.
GRH community smashes food bank donation goal and recordDecember 23, 2016
GRH’s staff drive to support the Food Bank of Waterloo Region this holiday season has ended with a 35 per cent boost in contributions over last year’s campaign
Tips for good mental health over the holidaysDecember 19, 2016
GRH mental health and addictions staff offer their suggestions for how to support good mental health over the holidays
Mairi McLean: a physiotherapist supporting emergency patientsDecember 15, 2016
It’s not common to see physiotherapists working in an emergency department. But when one considers the growing number of older adults with health needs in our region, the value in Mairi McLean’s unique role in GRH’s emergency program becomes clear.
Partnership provides naloxone rescue kits to emergency patients at risk of an opioid overdoseDecember 12, 2016
Care providers at Grand River Hospital’s emergency department have a new harm reduction tool to help save the lives of people at risk of an opioid overdose.
Lisa Arseneau: supporting patient care at GRH around the clockDecember 5, 2016
Hospitals never sleep. The process of making sure patients receive the most appropriate care is always happening, day and night. That’s why nursing leaders like Lisa Arseneau are vital in understanding the pulse of patient care needs and planning the hospital’s response.
GRH donors get great results during November blood driveDecember 5, 2016
When asked to roll up their sleeves in a special bid to support the blood supply, GRH’s people responded in a great way!