Impact of Giving

Your support helps our Hospital provide exceptional patient care.

Every moment of every day, the generosity of caring community members like you is felt by patients, their families and hospital staff at Guelph General Hospital.

In fact, members of our community help fund every piece of patient care equipment at Guelph General Hospital. Equipment as essential as IV pumps and surgical devices, and items that provide comfort and cheer to patients and their families such as sleeper chairs and colorful artwork, is available at our Hospital only because of kind and caring donations.

The articles found on this page illustrate the impact of giving and just how important you are to creating a Hospital that can provide the services and patient care that our community expects and deserves.


Scanning a patient specimen using Guelph General Hospital's new donor funded tracking system.

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…

One of Guelph General Hospital's Omnicell System Administrators demonstrates the new fingerprint scanning capability.

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…

Technologist performing Ultrasound at Guelph General Hospital.

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…