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Pre-surgical clinic team wins GRH award of excellence for smart solutions to improving patient experienceMarch 19, 2019
Front-line care staff members in Grand River Hospital’s pre-surgical clinic have won the latest award of excellence for their innovative work in improving patient experiences and cutting waits.
Good food, better healing: How GRH is studying to improve food for patients in hospitalMarch 15, 2019
At Grand River Hospital (GRH), we understand good food contributes to better healing. To better serve our patient’s growing needs, GRH is one of 19 Ontario hospitals participating in a provincial research study aiming to understand what food patients want when they’re in hospital and how hospitals can meet those needs.
Neonatal intensive care nurse Brenda Menard wins GRH award of excellenceMarch 7, 2019
Registered nurse Brenda Menard has won GRH’s latest award of excellence, recognizing her compassionate care for GRH’s smallest patients and dedication to a greener hospital.
New orthovoltage unit provides non-invasive skin cancer treatmentFebruary 20, 2019
Patients needing treatment for skin cancer are benefiting from vastly-upgraded equipment at Grand River Hospital's regional cancer centre providing a non-surgical form of care. The hospital has welcomed a new orthovoltage unit, a $420,000 investment.
Pain management centre at GRH’s Freeport Campus to offer new care options for patients with chronic painFebruary 15, 2019
Patients in Waterloo Region and Guelph Wellington experiencing chronic pain now have better care options and support through a specialized service at the region’s largest physical rehabilitation centre.
Make a difference in care as a summer student volunteer!February 1, 2019
Join the Grand River Hospital volunteer team and have a summer to remember! We’re offering great opportunities for students to learn about health careers, and be part of health care.
International program supports top-quality general surgery care at GRHJanuary 29, 2019
Grand River Hospital’s general surgeons and care staff are using the American College of Surgeons’ National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) to ensure they’re doing their very best for patients and families.
Dietitian's Dish: Canada has a new food guide. It’s about time.January 25, 2019
In his latest column, GRH registered dietitian Jason DaMaren calls Canada's new food guide a welcome update.
Grand River Hospital wraps up another strong year supporting life-saving blood donationJanuary 14, 2019
Grand River Hospital has wrapped up another strong year supporting life-saving blood donation. Members of the hospital community gave 480 units through 2018 via Canadian Blood Services' Partners For Life Program.
Grand River Hospital and the University of Waterloo partner to study vision loss in hospital patientsJanuary 10, 2019
Grand River Hospital has partnered with the University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Science (WOVS) to study the vision of patients currently in hospital at our Freeport Campus to better understand current levels of vision loss among this group. The goal is to create a screening tool to identify patients who have poor vision to help health care providers take precaution to avoid falls.