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The New Defibrillators are Now in Place Did you know that in the intensive care unit (ICU), there are approximately two code blues called per week? Throughout the hospital, there is an average of 110 code blues per year.  A code blue involves a non-responsive patient or a patient with a medical emergency. Crash carts are […]

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News Release: Tracey Bailey named President and CEO of Grand River Hospital Foundation

The Board of Governors of Grand River Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracey Bailey as President and CEO of the Foundation. She will assume the position on July 27, 2015. “Tracey brings more than 30 years of fundraising expertise, communications savvy and non-profit sector leadership to Grand River Hospital Foundation,” said […]

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Jeans‘N Scrubs Rolex Winner

Congratulations to Brock Boehler, Jeans’N Scrubs raffle winner of a Rolex Lady-Datejust, valued at $13,400. This was the third consecutive year that Raffi Jewellers of Waterloo donated a Rolex, generating over $30,000 for Grand River Hospital and our charity event partners.  Thank you to all who purchased tickets for the raffle and supported Jeans’N Scrubs.

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With the support of our community through the 2014 Fall Appeal, GRH was able to purchase two new colonoscopes. A colonoscope is a flexible instrument that views the entire length the colon to find potentially cancerous polyps. Forty years ago, colon cancer was a silent killer- impossible to diagnose until it was too late. Today, […]

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GRHF Announces New Board Chair

Grand River Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Helen D.K. Friedman as incoming Chair of the Foundation Board of Governors. Helen is a litigation lawyer and partner in the Waterloo office of Miller Thomson LLP. She was recently named to the 2014 and 2015 editions of Best Lawyers in Canada for Insurance […]

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Important Update: The Healing Hands Busy Book is not affiliated with Grand River Hospital or Grand River Hospital Foundation

Grand River Hospital and the Grand River Hospital Foundation want to advise the community of a company that is soliciting local area businesses for contributions towards children’s activity books for the hospital. The Healing Hands Busy Book is not affiliated with Grand River Hospital or Grand River Hospital Foundation. If you require further information, please contact […]

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Grand River Hospital Foundation announces successful completion of $500,000 Mammography Campaign

Grand River Hospital Foundation has successfully completed its $500,000 fundraising campaign to fund a third full field digital mammography machine for the Waterloo Wellington Breast Centre (WWBC) at Grand River Hospital’s Freeport Site. The campaign was completed with a leadership gift of $125,000 from the Grand River Hospital Volunteer Association (GRHVA). “We are grateful to the GRHVA as […]

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Celebration of Dr. Rafferty & gift from The Kavelman-Fonn Foundation

WWBC staff participate in a photo opportunity in celebration of the $250,000 gift from The Kavelman-Fonn Foundation and celebration of Dr. Rafferty The Waterloo Wellington Breast Centre (WWBC) announces that it has increased its breast screening capabilities with a new premium ultrasound unit enabling the Centre to see 150-200 more patients per month. The WWBC […]

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GRHF welcomes gift of artwork from Peter Etril Snyder

Grand River Hospital extends its appreciation to renowned local artist, Peter Etril Snyder for his generous donation of 99 incredible pieces of art to Grand River Hospital in 2012. The artwork is located in several corridors around the KW site and in the Freeport Cafeteria. View samples of the donated works below. Learn more about […]

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