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Canada Day to be extra special in GRH’s childbirth programJune 30, 2017
An extra special welcome awaits a lucky newborn at Grand River Hospital on Canada’s 150th birthday, thanks to Tim Hortons and the GRH Volunteer Association
Grand River Hospital welcomes new chair and incoming members to boardJune 28, 2017
Grand River Hospital’s board has undergone renewal at its recent annual meeting, with the election of a new chair and appointment of two new members.
Exceptional care in a busy department: Anne L. wins GRH award of excellenceJune 26, 2017
Clinical secretary Anne L. has won GRH’s award of excellence for her outstanding support of emergency department patients and work with her fellow care staff.
Freeport RN Helen Dickson wins GRH award of excellenceJune 20, 2017
Registered nurse Helen Dickson is a shining example of how GRH’s Freeport Campus works to restore health and quality of life. Helen has won GRH’s latest individual award of excellence for her compassionate care.
Health information management: a pillar of exceptional care (and winners of GRH’s latest team award of excellence)June 15, 2017
Members of GRH’s health information management (HIM) department have won the hospital’s latest team award of excellence for their exceptional work to ensure health information supports care.
GRH wins blood donor challenge among Ontario hospitalsJune 12, 2017
Grand River Hospital has won Canadian Blood Services’ latest Ontario Hospital Challenge. GRH donors gave 133 units of blood in May.
Stomp Out Stigma develops hope and understanding for mental healthJune 6, 2017
GRH will celebrate change for better mental health understanding as its fifth Stomp Out Stigma event takes place at the Freeport Campus tomorrow. Mental health staff at the hospital have organized the event, which will include round tables, displays by community partners, musical and artistic features, a barbecue and much more.
Waterloo high school teacher offers insight into starting life-changing mental health conversationsJune 2, 2017
For Chandra Hunter, her mental health journey has offered many insights that can help others. That’s why the Waterloo high school teacher is using her lived experience to break down mental health stigma so others will get the care and understanding they deserve.
May 31st marked World No Tobacco DayJune 1, 2017
GRH is proud to be a tobacco-free hospital as of April 2013. Patients, visitors and staff are not allowed to smoke anywhere on hospital property; this includes any of the sidewalks on hospital property (until you reach the street), the parking garage and inside your vehicle (when on hospital property).
GRH care providers to support Ontario’s blood supply with on-site clinic by Canadian Blood ServicesMay 29, 2017
Grand River Hospital is holding its first ever on-site clinic with Canadian Blood Services. 132 people have signed up for appointments, while an additional 17 spaces will be available for drop-in donors. New donors account for nearly 40 per cent of the booked appointments.