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New equipment decreases surgery delays for patients

Often if equipment breaks down there is no back up, resulting in postponement of surgeries, and that could be critical to a patient’s life. Over time equipment needs to be repaired or replaced due to frequent use. For 32 years, Bob Frey has seen the evolution of surgery and one change that stands out for […]

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GRH staff going above and beyond to advance exceptional care

The staff at Grand River Hospital understands the importance of supporting the future generations of health care professionals. This month, staff gave their time to speak with attendees to the Waterloo Health Professions Committee’s (WHPC) Wine and Cheese networking event. On February 5th, staff from, human resources, information management and privacy, nutrition and business development […]

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Grand River Hospital’s Child and Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health Unit receives $15,000 from the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund

Kitchener, January 24, 2017 – Grand River Hospital is pleased to receive a $15,000 grant from the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund to support children and youth living with developmental disabilities who are also facing mental health issues. They will now be able to access the specialized care they so desperately need. The cheque was […]

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Fundraising for medical education in our emergency department

GRHF is honoured by the overwhelming community support for the Emergency Department this season. We have already achieved one-third of our goal and the messages of appreciate and support from donors to physicians, nurses and staff will inspire the Grand River Hospital family throughout the holiday season. Our efforts to raise $365,000 to sponsor the […]

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Local event volunteer wins national TELUS Motorcycle Ride for Dad award

As one of three founders of the TELUS Motorcycle Ride for Dad supporting Grand River Regional Cancer Centre, Dave Mathes has devoted himself to making an impact on the fight against prostate cancer. This year, Dave has been awarded by the national organization with the Outstanding Performance Award for his contributions. Dave, his fellow committee […]

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Decorating trees with holiday cheer

Five companies and a family from our community teamed up with GRHF this month to help bring joy and cheer to the children’s inpatient and outpatient units, NICU and main lobby. Thank you to Gateman Milloy, Giffen Lawyers LLP, echosims, Advocate Insurance Group, Tepperman’s and the McLennan family, for donating and decorating holiday trees for […]

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Gift of Lights draws crowds from across the Region and beyond

Since we first told you about Gift of Lights last month, the gates have opened and the event is off to a roaring start with visitors from as far away as Toronto. The popular holiday attraction has been covered by CBC, BlogTO and the Hamilton Spectator. That’s good news for Grand River Hospital Foundation, one […]

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Twelve ways to give during the holidays

All year long GRHF benefits from the generosity of a community that support its local hospital and we are so grateful. During the holiday season, we meet donors who give back in different ways and we wanted to share 12 ‘gift of health’ ideas. Pass the hat at your holiday staff party in the office. […]

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