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.
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.
A quiet yet huge impact: clinical assistant Joyce Kramp wins GRH award of excellenceAugust 20, 2018
GRH congratulates medical-surgical clinical assistance Joyce Kramp, winner of the hospital's latest award of excellence for her determination as well as her kind and gentle nature.
GRH adult mental health director Christine McLellan receives honour from Stonehenge Therapeutic CommunityJuly 9, 2018
Congratulations to GRH adult mental health director Christine McLellan who has received special recognition from Stonehenge Therapeutic Community. for her work in building partnerships for better mental health and addictions care.
Childbirth clinical nurse specialist Sheri Douglas wins GRH award of excellenceJune 14, 2018
Sheri Douglas has won Grand River Hospital's latest award of excellence for her care as a clinical nurse specialist in GRH’s childbirth program, and her support of the hospital’s nation-leading blood donation efforts.
Toronto and Region Conservation honours GRH’s Freeport Campus for big savings in energy usageJune 12, 2018
The Greening Health Care program of Toronto and Region Conservation has recognized GRH's Freeport Campus for big energy and utility savings, helping the hospital to place the savings into direct patient care.
The glue for the ICU: critical care nurse practitioner Rebecca Jesso wins GRH award of excellenceMay 15, 2018
Intensive care nurse practitioner Rebecca Jesso has won Grand River Hospital’s latest individual award of excellence for her outstanding support
of patients, families and critical care providers.
Compassion in every action: senior’s specialized mental health wins GRH team award of excellenceMay 14, 2018
The staff members of Grand River Hospital’s seniors’ specialized mental health unit at Freeport have won the latest team award of excellent for their work to put “compassion in every action”.