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Health information management: a pillar of exceptional care (and winners of GRH’s latest team award of excellence)June 15, 2017
Members of GRH’s health information management (HIM) department have won the hospital’s latest team award of excellence for their exceptional work to ensure health information supports care.
GRH wins blood donor challenge among Ontario hospitalsJune 12, 2017
Grand River Hospital has won Canadian Blood Services’ latest Ontario Hospital Challenge. GRH donors gave 133 units of blood in May.
Stomp Out Stigma develops hope and understanding for mental healthJune 6, 2017
GRH will celebrate change for better mental health understanding as its fifth Stomp Out Stigma event takes place at the Freeport Campus tomorrow. Mental health staff at the hospital have organized the event, which will include round tables, displays by community partners, musical and artistic features, a barbecue and much more.
Waterloo high school teacher offers insight into starting life-changing mental health conversationsJune 2, 2017
For Chandra Hunter, her mental health journey has offered many insights that can help others. That’s why the Waterloo high school teacher is using her lived experience to break down mental health stigma so others will get the care and understanding they deserve.
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.