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May 31st marked World No Tobacco DayJune 1, 2017
GRH is proud to be a tobacco-free hospital as of April 2013. Patients, visitors and staff are not allowed to smoke anywhere on hospital property; this includes any of the sidewalks on hospital property (until you reach the street), the parking garage and inside your vehicle (when on hospital property).
GRH care providers to support Ontario’s blood supply with on-site clinic by Canadian Blood ServicesMay 29, 2017
Grand River Hospital is holding its first ever on-site clinic with Canadian Blood Services. 132 people have signed up for appointments, while an additional 17 spaces will be available for drop-in donors. New donors account for nearly 40 per cent of the booked appointments.
New art helps mark speech and hearing awareness monthMay 29, 2017
GRH is pleased to mark Speech and Hearing Awareness Month in May, and we welcome an art display by Planned Lifetime Networks at our Freeport Campus helping to mark the month’s importance.
GRH physicians recognized for teaching excellenceMay 23, 2017
GRH is pleased to celebrate Dr. Rebecca Kruisselbrink and Dr. William Plaxton for supporting the next generation of physicians who are learning in Waterloo Region.
GRH’s spiritual care department marks important awards and designationsMay 18, 2017
GRH is proud to acknowledge two very special people in spiritual care for their achievements: (Rev.) John Lougheed and Rev. Dr. Florence Juma.
Welcome back to the KW Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1967May 17, 2017
GRH was pleased to welcome the KW Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1967 back to the KW Campus for a tour marking their 50th graduation reunion. The tour featured 44 people of the original class of 58 members. The grads came back to Waterloo Region from across the continent to take part in the reunion.
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.
GRH hosts a very special weddingMay 5, 2017
Grand River Hospital played host to the wedding of Tricia Snider and Doug Clayfield at the KW Campus on Friday May 5th. Tricia’s father David Gardy took part as a patient of GRH.
ION construction along King Street West: May 8th to 27thMay 5, 2017
For the weeks of May 8th, 15th and 22nd, GrandLinq will conduct quality assurance work on the ION light rail line on King Street West between Wellington and Union.
GRH marks World Hand Hygiene Day with very clean handsMay 5, 2017
As we mark World Hand Hygiene Day, we’re happy to report solid numbers at GRH for care providers cleaning their hands.