Patient Stories

Dan Pestill with Grandson

Heart attack survivor applauds the pros at Guelph General’s Emergency Department

Dan Pestill didn’t think there was anything wrong — just some heartburn that wouldn’t go away. But his wife thought differently, so she called their family doctor. The doctor told her to get him to Emergency — now!

Nichola Martin Two Broken Arms

Nichola Martin and Art Kilgour appreciate the care and support they received

It’s one thing to break an arm; it’s another to break both arms, but it is quite another to do so in the middle of a pandemic! On the afternoon of June 20th this year, Guelph paramedics responded to a call for help at a local residence. Nichola Martin, had fallen off her backyard deck…

Patient receiving meal with a smile at GGH

Bruce McLeod writes to express thanks

This kind letter from Bruce McLeod was received in early September. It’s moments like this that we feel most grateful for all those who support the hospital through their generous donations. That’s because donors fund every piece of patient care equipment at Guelph General, allowing our Hospital’s caregivers to provide the best care and experience…

Henry and Sandy Dog

A mother shares her experience at Guelph General Hospital

At Guelph General Hospital, caregivers are committed to providing the highest quality care and experience to patients and their families – and their pet stuffies too!

Judy writes to GGH expressing her gratitude for the exceptional care she received

We often receive letters from former patients letting us know how much they appreciated the care received while at Guelph General Hospital. These letters usually focus on the incredible team of staff at the Hospital, and the compassion and kindness with which they work. What we know is that behind this team stand our donors,…

When Gail Beerman collapsed in the street, Guelph General provided great care

On a cold February night in 2011, Gail Beerman’s husband, Earl, took his last breath. His prostate cancer had spread to his bones and bladder, and the only thing the doctors at Guelph General could do was to keep him comfortable. It was a very difficult time for Gail, but she was grateful for the…