Impact of Giving

  • A small and simple device provides comfort to patients.

    Earlier this year, the Hospital purchased a new Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Machine (NPWT). It was one of over 100 of pieces of patient care equipment purchased with the 2016-17 funds transfer from the Foundation to the Hospital. The new NPWT is a small but handy little device. It’s about the size of a small purse…

  • In our laboratory, donors help provide the safest and highest quality care

    The Hospital’s Laboratory receives 50 new patient specimen cases each and every day. Many are from patients who are having colonoscopies. Others come from patients who undergo a biopsy to rule-in or out disease, perhaps breast or prostate cancer. Still other samples come from patients in our ORs. Each sample goes through a series of steps…

  • Technology advancements lead to better patient care at our Hospital

    Guelph General Hospital is always looking for ways to help healthcare workers carry out their patient care responsibilities with greater ease and efficiency. When healthcare workers can perform their tasks with greater ease and efficiency, they can spend as much time as possible at their patient’s bedside where they are needed most. Thankfully today, technological…

  • New donor funded Ultrasound Machines improve patient care

    Three new donor funded ultrasound machines arrived at the Hospital in the summer of 2016 and their impact on improved patient care was immediate. Mark Lovallo, GGH’s Ultrasound Charge Technologist, explained that it is the advanced image quality of these new state-of-the-art ultrasound machines that results in the many patient care improvements: Improved patient wait…