The community at GRH is filled with wonderful people, dedicated to providing the best care for patients.
Every month, the hospital recognizes individuals and teams through an award of excellence program. Hospital staff and patients nominate people and programs for recognition. The winners are selected based on how they meet GRH's values of compassion, collaboration, positive attitude, professionalism and respect.
We are pleased to include information on our award of excellence winners, as well as GRH award winners who have been recognized by other organizations.
“Authentic, respectful and the definition of a true leader”: Family physician, Dr. Peter Kuhnert, wins the GRH Award of ExcellenceDecember 9, 2019
With over 25 friends and colleagues in attendance, Dr. Peter Kuhnert was greeted by warm smiles and a round of applause as he accepted the Grand River Hospital Award of Excellence for his contributions to our mental health and addictions program.
Vicky McGuire, complex continuing care nurse, wins GRH award of excellence for going beyond her duties and inspiring co-workersDecember 3, 2019
“A true example of a nurse who goes beyond her duties": Vicky McGuire, complex continuing care nurse, wins GRH award of excellence
Inpatient cancer team wins GRH award of excellence for the implementation of the Canadian Nutrition Screening Tool (CNST) to improve care and reduce hospital length of stayJune 5, 2019
GRH's inpatient cancer team has won our latest award of excellence with the implementation of a malnutrition screening tool for patients, demonstrating GRH’s commitment to a healthy community one patient at a time.
Inspiring confidence and hope: occupational therapist Laura Milne wins GRH’s award of excellenceMay 8, 2019
Freeport campus occupational therapist Laura Milne has won Grand River Hospital's award of excellence for inspiring confidence and hope in her patients and colleagues.
Child and adolescent inpatient mental health unit team wins GRH award of excellenceApril 1, 2019
The hard work and dedication of Grand River Hospital’s child and adolescent inpatient mental health unit team was made clear as the group won the hospital’s latest award of excellence.
CT technologist Donna Storozuk receives provincial association’s patient care awardMarch 29, 2019
Congratulations to Donna Storozuk of Grand River Hospital's medical imaging service, who’s won the Ontario Association of Medical Radiation Sciences’ (OAMRS) Patient Care Award for her exceptional care for individuals needing computed tomography (CT) studies.
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.
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.
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.
Construction project coordinator Angelo Ceccato wins GRH award of excellenceAugust 21, 2018
Angelo Ceccato has brought enthusiasm combined with a career of construction experience to managing renovation projects at Grand River Hospital. His can-do attitude was a big factor as he won GRH’s latest employee award of excellence.