GRH's renal program is a regional centre with chronic kidney disease (CKD) services for those living in Waterloo Region and Wellington County. It is one of the largest renal programs within a community hospital in Ontario.
Our program consists of in-centre, home and satellite hemodialysis units. We also have outpatient peritoneal dialysis and chronic kidney disease clinics.
Please click on the links to the right to find out more about our program and how it can help you.
We also encourage you to read our plan for renal care in Waterloo Wellington (Adobe PDF document)
Nan Miller: providing advanced care and support for patients with kidney diseaseJune 13, 2018
Nan Miller says becoming a nurse practitioner (NP) was the best decision she ever made. Through her role Grand River Hospital’s renal (kidney) program, she’s happy to bring her years of knowledge and enthusiasm to supporting patients requiring life-sustaining care.
Building partnerships for organ donation success in Waterloo WellingtonApril 19, 2018
Today, more than 1,500 people in Ontario are waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant.
Renal fair gives medical students a glimpse into kidney care and the team behind the programMarch 21, 2018
Medical student Erica Sacoransky came away from the Waterloo Region Renal Fair surprised by how much support is provided to our renal patients, not just locally, but from as far away as Wellington County.
Jacquie Wells: building the human connection as a registered dietitianMarch 14, 2018
For Grand River Hospital registered dietitian Jacquie Wells, the biggest part of her role involves making meaningful differences in the lives of patients.
Keep your kidneys at peak performanceMarch 7, 2018
March is Kidney Month, and if you haven’t already, it’s time to give your kidneys the love they deserve. Hear from GRH experts on simple tips to keep your kidneys in tip-top shape!
Right start and home hemodialysis nurses and techologists: winners of GRH’s award of excellenceMay 10, 2017
The care professionals who support patients with life-sustaining kidney dialysis in the comfort of home have won GRH’s latest award of excellence thanks to a patient’s nomination.