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Quality Care at GRH: Reducing opioid prescriptions in general surgeryJune 11, 2021
At Grand River Hospital (GRH), a community hospital in Kitchener, Ontario, we worked with the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) to identify that we could effectively reduce rates of opioid prescription for our general surgery patients, without compromising their pain management.
Grand River Hospital wishes everyone a safe and happy Pride 2021!June 1, 2021
June is officially upon us and Grand River Hospital is once again proud to recognize the LGBTQ2+ community and show our support for our team members, patients, volunteers, and our community during Pride month.
GRH lowers flags for 9 days in honour of 215 children found buried at Kamloops Indian Residential SchoolMay 31, 2021
On May 31, Grand River Hospital lowered the flags at its campuses to mourn the deaths of 215 children found buried at Kamloops Indian Residential School on Friday, and for many other children, families, and communities who were victims of the residential school system. The flags will remain lowered for 215 hours – 9 days – in honour of each life.
From wheelchair to walking: Ron's Grand River Hospital Physiotherapy journeyMay 26, 2021
This month, we’re celebrating the role that physiotherapists play in the lives of patients at Grand River Hospital. Physiotherapists (PTs) are essential members of our team! Ron Spitzig came to physiotherapy care at Grand River Hospital’s Freeport Campus following a back surgery.
From the ICU to motherhood: Simone's story of gratitude, recovery and hope after COVIDMay 14, 2021
Almost exactly a year after she was in Grand River Hospital’s ICU, critically ill on a ventilator, 29 year-old Simone was admitted to the hospital again. This time it was to have her first baby, a son. Click here to read Simone's inspiring story of recovery and life after COVID.
Indigenous Immunizers now on site at the GRH/Region of Waterloo Vaccine Clinic in Cambridge!May 13, 2021
Grand River Hospital, in partnership with The Region of Waterloo and Southwestern Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre (SOAHAC) is proud to announce a new partnership that sees Indigenous immunizers providing the COVID-19 vaccine at the Regional vaccination clinic at 66 Pinebush Road in Cambridge!
Grand River Hospital Cancer Centre virtually unveils art donation of 29 ‘visions of hope on canvas’ from grateful familyMay 10, 2021
On Tuesday, May 11, Grand River Hospital virtually unveiled '29 visions of hope on canvas', created by local artist, and a grateful family member, Eva Nali. Eva created these canvas to bring hope to others on their cancer journey. Read her story here.
Exhausted, overworked, but still smiling: A look inside GRH's full ICU during COVID Wave 3May 5, 2021
On a busy Thursday afternoon in Grand River Hospital's ICU A unit, staff are busy caring for the hospital's most critical patients, including those with COVID-19. Click here and take a look inside the ICU during the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 Outbreak declared over on 5SMarch 31, 2021
Grand River Hospital, in consultation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, has declared the COVID-19 outbreak on 5S, part of the medicine program, over.
COVID-19 outbreak on 5A declared overMarch 15, 2021
Grand River Hospital, in consultation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, has declared the COVID-19 outbreak on 5A, part of the medicine program, over. We continue to monitor the outbreak on 5S.