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Blanket a Child with Love

Little girl with nurses and donated blankets

Four years ago, 5 week old Ashlynn was brought to the doctor for what was thought to be a common cold. When she left, her chest and ears were clear. Less than 2 days later, Ashlynn was taken to Guelph General Hospital’s Emergency Department, where she...

The Gift of Time

Gerry with family

“If the hospital hadn’t been there, I think my Dad would have died last January,” says his daughter. When Gerry came to Guelph General Hospital in January, he had been falling many times a day, not eating, not managing his meds – he was in very bad...

New Equipment Makes a Difference

Ambulatory Care Director, Merle Seegmiller, right, demonstrates the "body box"

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, the Pulmonary Function Lab in the Respiratory Therapy department now has a Body Plethysmograph, otherwise known as a "body box." It is the gold standard for state-of-the-art lung function testing particularly for...

Life and Limb Saving Surgery at GGH

One of the three programs supported by our $6 million MRI & More campaign was vascular surgery. After years of planning and much work by many, GGH is set to open a brand new operating room specifically designed to perform minimally invasive vascular...

New donor-funded Ultrasound Machines Improve Patient Care

Three new donor funded ultrasound machines arrived at the Hospital this past summer 2016 and their impact on improved patient care was immediate.

Mark Lovallo, GGH’s Ultrasound Charge Technologist, explained that it is the advanced image...

Technology advancements lead to better patient care at our Hospital.

With tight budgets and scarce resources, Guelph General Hospital is always looking for ways to help healthcare workers carry out their patient care responsibilities with greater ease and efficiency so they can spend as much time as possible at their...