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GRH implements new process for hazardous drugs, making it safer and saving vital PPE to support the frontlines during COVID-19May 4, 2020
COVID-19 has brought many changes to local care environments, including the need to equip staff with the protective gear they need to be safe while providing care to patients. So when our pharmacy and cancer care teams saw an opportunity to make the hazardous drug process safer and save N95 masks, both teams rolled up their sleeves and got to work with a sense of urgency. The clock was ticking.
Patient-based simulations keep GRH staff and physicians prepared to respond during COVID-19April 29, 2020
As our health care workers adjust to the new reality of COVID-19, staff and physicians at GRH are busy using scenario-based simulations to practice how to respond to the critical care events they are used to, with new protocols and gear designed to keep them safe.
Grand River Hospital announces outbreak of COVID-19 in medicine unitApril 21, 2020
Grand River Hospital, in consultation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 on one of its medicine units, 8A.
What you need to know about COVID-19 in Waterloo RegionMarch 12, 2020
How Grand River Hospital is prepared for COVID-19 and general information - updated April 25
Confirmed case of COVID-19 in Waterloo RegionMarch 5, 2020
How Grand River Hospital is prepared for novel coronavirus and general information (Novel Respiratory Virus 2019-nCoV) - updated March 5, 2020 – 1:00 pm
Ensuring sustainability of Waterloo Wellington hospitalsFebruary 28, 2020
Ontario's health care system is going through a transformation with the introduction of health teams to manage local care and hospitals, as the cornerstone, need stability. The Ontario Hospital Association recently released a report that highlights Ontario hospitals as the most efficient and effective in Canada. Waterloo Wellington hospitals perform even better.
Staff from the Adult Inpatient Mental Health Unit have won the GRH Award of ExcellenceFebruary 20, 2020
Congratulations to staff in our Adult Inpatient Mental Health Unit for winning the GRH Award of Excellence for their professionalism and positive attitude during a particularly challenging situation.
GRH helps give first year medical students the best experience in the operating roomFebruary 10, 2020
Staff in Grand River Hospital's operating room have come together to teach first year medical students how to ‘scrub in’ – the process of scrubbing, gowning, and gloving – for a surgery to help them get ahead and have the best learning experience while observing at our hospital.
Celebrating GRH's resident physicians during Resident Awareness WeekFebruary 10, 2020
Grand River Hospital works closely with the McMaster Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine and the Centre for Family Medicine to train 250 medical residents each year. In honour of Resident Awareness Week, we asked some of our Waterloo Region residents why learning and practicing medicine in our hospital is important to them.
Getting the right care during busy hospital seasonal surgeJanuary 13, 2020
Grand River Hospital is experiencing an increase in the demand for care with a higher than average number of patients coming to our emergency department. At the same time, we are still seeing emergency cases and are often operating with more patients than beds. To help you avoid a hospital visit when you don’t need to be here, we have some tips and resources to help you get the care and comfort you need.