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Confirmed case of COVID-19 in Waterloo RegionMarch 5, 2020
How Grand River Hospital is prepared for novel coronavirus and general information (Novel Respiratory Virus 2019-nCoV) - updated March 5, 2020 – 1:00 pm
Ensuring sustainability of Waterloo Wellington hospitalsFebruary 28, 2020
Ontario's health care system is going through a transformation with the introduction of health teams to manage local care and hospitals, as the cornerstone, need stability. The Ontario Hospital Association recently released a report that highlights Ontario hospitals as the most efficient and effective in Canada. Waterloo Wellington hospitals perform even better.
Staff from the Adult Inpatient Mental Health Unit have won the GRH Award of ExcellenceFebruary 20, 2020
Congratulations to staff in our Adult Inpatient Mental Health Unit for winning the GRH Award of Excellence for their professionalism and positive attitude during a particularly challenging situation.
GRH helps give first year medical students the best experience in the operating roomFebruary 10, 2020
Staff in Grand River Hospital's operating room have come together to teach first year medical students how to ‘scrub in’ – the process of scrubbing, gowning, and gloving – for a surgery to help them get ahead and have the best learning experience while observing at our hospital.
Celebrating GRH's resident physicians during Resident Awareness WeekFebruary 10, 2020
Grand River Hospital works closely with the McMaster Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine and the Centre for Family Medicine to train 250 medical residents each year. In honour of Resident Awareness Week, we asked some of our Waterloo Region residents why learning and practicing medicine in our hospital is important to them.
Getting the right care during busy hospital seasonal surgeJanuary 13, 2020
Grand River Hospital is experiencing an increase in the demand for care with a higher than average number of patients coming to our emergency department. At the same time, we are still seeing emergency cases and are often operating with more patients than beds. To help you avoid a hospital visit when you don’t need to be here, we have some tips and resources to help you get the care and comfort you need.
Help us plan the future of Grand River Hospital: Your input is vitalJanuary 6, 2020
Grand River Hospital is building a plan that will identify where we want to be in 10 years, our goals, and the work that will need to happen to get us there. Given that the hospital provides service to the community, your input is vital.
Holiday hours for GRH's food and retail servicesDecember 20, 2019
Retail food services and gift shops at GRH's KW and Freeport Campuses will have different hours during the holidays. Click here to see what's open and when!
GRH’s pet therapy program promotes “paws”itive healing for patientsDecember 19, 2019
Grand River Hospital is now offering a pet therapy program to benefit patients in the children’s and mental health programs.
“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.