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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.
Teaching unit provides exceptional care while advancing health educationMarch 14, 2017
Grand River Hospital patients and clinicians have benefited from a specialized unit designed to provide care and to help educate the next generation of health professionals.
GRH’s bed allocators: award-winning contributors to exceptional careMarch 13, 2017
Making beds available at a busy hospital like Grand River is a constant dance of admissions, discharges and transfers. Thankfully, GRH is fortunate to have a fabulous group of bed allocators who keep this dance moving smoothly.
Thank you to our social workersMarch 7, 2017
During this Social Work Month, we thank the dedicated social work providers making a difference for people throughout Grand River Hospital's specialized programs and services.
$2.5 million fundraising campaign brings latest in CT imaging to support Waterloo Region patientsMarch 2, 2017
Grand River Hospital has welcomed its next generation CT scanner to the hospital, capping off an enormous community effort to provide the latest in medical imaging for Waterloo Region patients.