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Dollars from GRH Volunteer Association make an enormous contribution to patient careApril 28, 2017
The Grand River Hospital Volunteer Association has made another enormous contribution to patient care at GRH. The association has come through with a $160,000 contribution to upgrade GRH’s wheelchair fleet.
An "unending kindness in his interactions with patients and staff": Dr. Abraham Popoola wins GRH award of excellenceApril 26, 2017
“His seemingly unending kindness in his interactions with patients and staff” has helped GRH psychiatrist Dr. Abraham Popoola win the hospital’s latest award of excellence. Dr. Popoola supports adult mental health patients at GRH’s KW Campus through inpatient care as well as in day clinics.
From GRH President and CEO Malcolm Maxwell: thank you to our volunteers!April 24, 2017
It’s been said the most important thing that someone can give aside from their love is the gift of their time. As we mark National Volunteer Week, we’re pleased to celebrate and thank our volunteers throughout Grand River Hospital.
An update on Easter weekend services at Grand River HospitalApril 13, 2017
Please be advised that several clinics and services may have different hours from Friday April 14th to Monday April 17th inclusive
Celebrating GRH's patient registration staffApril 6, 2017
On Friday April 7th, GRH will recognize our patient registration professionals across our hospital’s campuses. Every year, the patient registration department will register, admit and check-in upwards of 400,000 patients.
Cancer centre hosts 11th annual regional oncology conferenceApril 6, 2017
The best cancer care depends on sharing knowledge; that’s why GRH regularly brings together health professionals from across Waterloo and Wellington to talk about new ways of providing care. The Grand River Regional Cancer Centre hosted its 11th annual regional multidisciplinary oncology conference yesterday evening.
GRH celebrates physiotherapist Angela Thistle, award of excellence winnerMarch 29, 2017
GRH physiotherapist Angela Thistle is dedicated to getting surgical patients well along their way to recovery. She has won GRH’s latest individual award of excellence, following a nomination from a patient.
Five recipes from GRH's dietetic interns during Nutrition MonthMarch 26, 2017
GRH's dietetic interns are offering a number of healthy recipes as we mark Nutrition Month
Getting new dialysis patients off to the Right StartMarch 23, 2017
If you were to find out that your kidneys had failed and you needed dialysis treatments to clean your blood, you might feel anxious or overwhelmed about what it will mean for you and your health. Now, GRH has implemented the “Right Start unit” (RSU) that helps more people who have to unexpectedly start dialysis receive their dialysis care at home rather than coming to the hospital several days a week.
Congratulations to Philip Holmes, winner of GRH's latest individual award of excellenceMarch 15, 2017
Philip Holmes, GRH renal technical services charge technologist, has won the hospital's latest individual award of excellence for his dedication to patients, families and staff in GRH's renal (kidney) program.