Beauty for Hope campaign rallies support for local breast cancer care

Beauty for Hope campaign rallies support for local breast cancer care

When a cancer diagnosis touches someone’s life, everything changes. Life almost stands still. And eventually, it can inspire us to give back. That was the experience for Dr. Brace and his team at Guelph Facial Plastics, who rallied six local clinics in support of breast cancer care at Grand River Hospital this past fall. 

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A new era in medical imaging: Grand River Hospital unveils a state-of-the-art nuclear medicine suite

In a landmark moment for cutting-edge healthcare in our communities, Grand River Hospital is proud to announce the opening of a new nuclear medicine suite along with newly renovated facilities across our medical imaging program. This project has been years in the making. At the heart of this extensive renovation project is the state-of-the-art nuclear medicine suite and a brand new, second MRI machine, to improve access to diagnostic care for our communities. This work is a testament to the hospital's commitment to providing the latest advancements in diagnostic imaging to our patients.

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Give the greatest gift to new parents and infants at the Hospital

Give the greatest gift to new parents and infants at the Hospital

Spending the holidays in the Hospital is always hard, but it can feel especially challenging for the families of some of our youngest and smallest patients. Every year, Grand River Hospital's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) cares for around 900 babies who need additional support. And, this holiday season, you have the chance to give the greatest gift of all: peace of mind for expectant parents when their new little bundle of joy needs extra care.

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CertaPro Painters of Waterloo Rallies to Enhance Kids’ Care Close to Home

CertaPro Painters of Waterloo Rallies to Enhance Kids’ Care Close to Home

For local business owner Paul Guenette, giving back and supporting the community has always been important to him. Now, as the owner of the newly expanded CertaPro Painters in the Waterloo Region, he and his team are making a difference right here by partnering with Grand River Hospital in support of Scotland’s Yard and the vision to enhance kids’ health care in Kitchener-Waterloo.

“It seemed like a perfect fit in terms of our personal objectives as well as what would resonate with our customers and our staff,” Paul says of the new partnership. He also has his own personal connection to the cause that drives his passion for supporting children’s health care.

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Celebrating the past, present, and future of cancer care in Waterloo and Wellington regions: Team members and patients mark 20 years at Grand River Regional Cancer Centre open house

Grand River Hospital celebrated 20 years of providing cancer care close to home in our communities at the Grand River Cancer Centre Open House, November 4. Team members, volunteers, survivors, and patients and their families from across Waterloo and Wellington regions gathered at the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre, to celebrate a significant milestone in its commitment to providing exceptional cancer care services. Since its inception two decades ago, the Cancer Centre and the team who provide life-saving care everyday have been a beacon of hope, compassion, and innovation for cancer patients and their families across Waterloo and Wellington regions.

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Looking ahead with the latest edition of ACTION

Looking ahead with the latest edition of ACTION

This edition of ACTION — our twice annual publication highlighting our work in Innovation and Research — takes us back 20 years to the humble beginnings of our research team, when we began conducting our first clinical trial in oncology, made possible by the opening of the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre.

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The image features a graphic of a brain being looked at with a magnifying glass. The copy in the callout below the graphic at the bottom of the image reads: World Stroke Day #StrongerAfterStroke

It can happen to anyone

As a nurse, Leaha Beattie-Palmer is aware of the signs and symptoms of a stroke. She also knows how important it is to take immediate action to help a patient experiencing a stroke, in order to improve recovery outcomes. And still, her experience caught her by surprise. 

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A Grand River Hospital team member visits the Black Health Professional Collective's table at the Health and Well-being Showcase

Thank you for supporting our staff

As a supporter of Grand River Hospital, you not only enhance the hospital experience for patients and families but also for hospital team members too. October is Healthy Workplace Month, and our supporters and community members play an important role in providing an exceptional experience for Grand River Hospital’s staff.

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Honouring 12 years of impactful support

Honouring 12 years of impactful support

Last month, the 12th annual Harold Esbaugh Memorial Golf Tournament supported Grand River Regional Cancer Centre, raising more than $51,000. And over the past 12 years, they’ve raised an incredible grand total of $430,622.46. 

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