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Our Stories

These are our stories. We talked to people ranging from GGH staff to patients, volunteers, and donors. Guelph General Hospital has touched so many people in so many ways - here is just a sample.

Suzanne Bone Tinya Wang Dave Hawley Dr. Samir Patel
Daughter, Donor, Foundation President & CEO Youth Volunteer Donor, Patient Radiologist
"Last summer gave me the chance to witness first-hand the care and compassion I talk about when I share with donors..." Guelph General Hospital wouldn’t be the place it is without the support of its volunteers... It’s hard not to be impressed with local business man Dave Hawley’s enthusiasm. Even an obviously painful broken (albeit healing) kneecap was not going to stand in his way... Radiologist Samir Patel has worked in a dozen other hospitals throughout his training and career, so he knows that Guelph General Hospital is something special...

Lisa Soehner Richard Ernst Pat Tangney Jackie Beaton
Patient Relations, Donor Donor,
Hospital President & CEO
Volunteer Wife, Nurse, Donor
Being sick is stressful enough as it is – never mind trying to navigate the overwhelming medical system, or searching for the right resources. That’s where Lisa Soehner comes in... Richard has seen so many things about our Hospital change over the years... “Caring.” That was the first word that came to mind when volunteer Pat Tangney was asked to describe Guelph General Hospital... Of all the experiences she’s had at Guelph General Hospital, one hits close to home...
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