GRH's renal program is a regional centre with chronic kidney disease (CKD) services for those living in Waterloo Region and Wellington County. It is one of the largest renal programs within a community hospital in Ontario.
Our program consists of in-centre, home and satellite hemodialysis units. We also have outpatient peritoneal dialysis and chronic kidney disease clinics.
Please click on the links to the right to find out more about our program and how it can help you.
Our people and successes in the renal program
Peter Wechselmann: spreading positivity at Guelph Renal ClinicApril 11, 2019
Peter Wechselmann isn’t a volunteer to provide advice, but rather to help Guelph patients with kidney disease understand they’re not alone.
Charles Cook: Encouraging patients to “keep bangin” through treatmentApril 9, 2019
Every Monday, Charles Cook brings smiles and hope to patients in Grand River Hospital’s renal program. As a former patient with kidney disease, he knows the difference that support can make.
Pam Cerqueira: educating and supporting patients for at home kidney careFebruary 8, 2019
Pam knows the benefits self-care and independence can have on patients with kidney disease. That’s why it is her mission to educate and support patients with kidney disease to take control of their own care from the comfort of their home.
Jane Martin: advancing regional health services in Waterloo WellingtonDecember 13, 2018
Jane Martin is focused on advancing several regional health programs at Grand River Hospital along with key diagnostic services to their full potential.
Grand River Hospital receives recognition from Ontario Renal Network for encouraging and supporting at home kidney careDecember 10, 2018
There’s no place like home for more patients in Waterloo Region and Guelph-Wellington needing life-sustaining kidney care.
Susan McKenzie: supporting and appreciating gifts in health careDecember 7, 2018
Susan McKenzie knows how donations of all kinds can make a difference in health care. And because of that, she wants to give hope.