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Providing exceptional care during a busy seasonFebruary 10, 2017
It’s been a busy winter, and Grand River Hospital is working hard to provide patients the care they need.
Children’s clinical teaching unit provides exceptional care while supporting medical educationFebruary 10, 2017
GRH is hosting 60 medical learners a year in its children’s clinical teaching unit. Clinical teaching units are important in both providing care and bringing the latest in education and research to supporting the needs of patients.
Latest in cancer treatment planning equipment arrives at GRHFebruary 8, 2017
GRH has received its new CT simulator for cancer treatment. Radiation therapy providers use CT simulation to determine the exact location, shape, and size of the tumor to be treated.
Collaborative University of Waterloo-Grand River Hospital project awarded funds to improve quality of life for older adultsFebruary 3, 2017
An innovative and inexpensive tool kit to better assess balance and improve quality of life for older adults, as well as people who have suffered strokes, injuries, and other disorders has been awarded $50,000 to further testing and improvement.
Cancer centre renovations to allow for better care space and new equipmentFebruary 3, 2017
Staff members in GRH’s regional cancer centre are looking forward to some improved spaces as several renovation projects take place.
Celebrating World Interfaith Harmony Week and its impact on the GRH communityFebruary 1, 2017
It's World Interfaith Harmony Week. The GRH community is celebrating the occasion by remembering how our local Interfaith Grand River organization came together following a tragedy, and how their work has benefited the hospital community.
Cancer centre's Julie Chaves wins GRH award of excellenceJanuary 30, 2017
The kindness and compassion of registration clerk Julie Chaves at GRH’s regional cancer centre has led her to win the hospital’s latest award of excellence.
GRH participates in National Non-Smoking WeekJanuary 30, 2017
GRH recently celebrated National Non-Smoking Week (NNSW) which ran from January 15th to the 21st. NNSW is one of the longest running public health education efforts in Canada.
Adult inpatient mental health team wins GRH award of excellenceJanuary 27, 2017
GRH's adult inpatient mental health team has won the hospital's latest team award for empowering patients in their return to health.
GRH hosts Baby-friendly Initiative workshopJanuary 27, 2017
GRH hosted a Baby-friendly Initiative (BFI) Implementation Workshop on Friday, January 27th, facilitated by the BFI Strategy for Ontario. GRH staff learned from the experts, and shared their advice and expertise with others seeking a key World Health Organization and UNICEF infant health designation.