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New technology offers top-rate disinfection while saving hundreds of hours of time.October 19, 2018
New technology will help Grand River Hospital’s medical device reprocessing department to maintain high-quality care while saving hundreds of hours every year in disinfecting probes used in ultrasound exams.
An update on limits on cannabis use at GRHOctober 17, 2018
Under the Smoke Free Ontario Act, anyone seeking to smoke or vape tobacco or cannabis must do so away from Grand River Hospital property.
Staying up-to-date with screening can reduce the risk of cervical cancerOctober 16, 2018
October 15 to 19 is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week, and the Waterloo Wellington Regional Cancer Program (WWRCP), in partnership with Cancer Care Ontario, is encouraging women to stay up-to-date with regular Pap tests.
Many local women still not getting screened for breast cancerOctober 10, 2018
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Waterloo Wellington Regional Cancer Program (WWRCP), in partnership with Cancer Care Ontario, is encouraging women between the ages of 50 and 74 to participate in the Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP) and be screened regularly with a mammogram.
GRH Freeport Campus now a stop on GRT Flex transit pilot routeOctober 9, 2018
Grand River Hospital’s Freeport Campus is now a stop on a pilot Grand River Transit (GRT) Flex transit route, offering on-demand service for patients, families and members of the hospital community.
Living With Stroke sessions this fall to support survivors and family membersSeptember 27, 2018
Grand River Hospital is pleased to support this fall’s group learning sessions of Living With Stroke in Kitchener. The hospital is partnering with Heart and Stroke as well as the A.R. Kaufman Family YMCA to hold the sessions.
Celebrate safe and smart during homecoming SaturdaySeptember 26, 2018
Grand River Hospital's emergency department staff are asking members of the public to celebrate safe and smart during homecoming on Saturday September 29th
Hospital Elder Life Program: supporting patients, boosting health sciences learning for young peopleSeptember 22, 2018
GRH's hospital elder life program (HELP) is marking its sixth anniversary, with more than 2,000 patients having benefited from the program designed to improve recovery and reduce hospital-associated delerium.
GRH partners with hospitals and educators for annual critical care conferenceSeptember 17, 2018
Grand River Hospital is a partner in the third annual Waterloo Wellington Critical Care conference, and encourages health professionals to sign up for the event on October 25th 2018.
Grand River Hospital receives national recognition for support of Canada’s blood supplySeptember 13, 2018
Grand River Hospital received a national Honouring Our Lifeblood award from Canadian Blood Services during a recent gala in Ottawa.