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Tips for good mental health over the holidaysDecember 19, 2016
GRH mental health and addictions staff offer their suggestions for how to support good mental health over the holidays
Freeport security officer Kerry Sheppard wins latest GRH award of excellenceDecember 13, 2016
Kerry Sheppard is adding to the accolades that GRH security team members have received over the years. Kerry is the latest winner of Grand River Hospital’s award of excellence for his compassionate support of patients.
Partnership provides naloxone rescue kits to emergency patients at risk of an opioid overdoseDecember 12, 2016
Care providers at Grand River Hospital’s emergency department have a new harm reduction tool to help save the lives of people at risk of an opioid overdose.
New report shows cancer screening participation in Waterloo Wellington could be improvedDecember 7, 2016
The number of people newly diagnosed with cancer in Ontario has increased over the last two decades and will continue to rise, largely due to an aging population. Certain cancers can be prevented or detected earlier by regular screening, but according to a new report released today by Cancer Care Ontario, many eligible Ontarians aren’t up to date with their screening tests.
GRH donors get great results during November blood driveDecember 5, 2016
When asked to roll up their sleeves in a special bid to support the blood supply, GRH’s people responded in a great way!
GRH receives awards for support of blood, organ and tissue donationDecember 1, 2016
Grand River Hospital has received accolades for its commitment to organ, tissue and blood donation from Canadian Blood Services and Trillium Gift of Life Network.
Grand River Hospital ranks among Canada’s top ten hospitals for patient safetyNovember 30, 2016
For the third straight year, Grand River Hospital has placed in the top ten hospitals in Canada in a comparison of patient survival rates.
Huggy pillows improve comfort for cancer patientsNovember 28, 2016
Another donation of 50 huggy pillows will go to help GRH cancer patients feel a little more comfortable as they undergo treatment. The community of Foxboro Green in Baden arranged the drop off at GRH’s cancer centre.
Fire truck visit helps celebrate the end of cancer treatment for young patientNovember 24, 2016
At the tender age of four, Evan Conway knows he wants to be a firefighter. Evan has shown the bravery needed for firefighting through a more than two year journey with leukemia. He was happy to celebrate as the Kitchener Fire Department brought a truck to GRH’s KW Campus to mark his final treatment for the disease.
Pump continuous quality improvement team receives GRH award of excellenceNovember 22, 2016
Every year, patients at GRH receive more than 575,000 infusions of intravenous medication. The team responsible for maintaining medication safety through infusion pumps has won GRH’s latest award of excellence for their efforts.