Grand Rounds



February 21:  Hospitalists are coming to RVH, and it's a win-win proposition
February 20:
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January 23: Caring support for victims of abuse in our communities
January 9: We couldn't do it without you!




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October 31: Please don’t be a no-show
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June 27:  Celebrating our seniors
June 13: 21st Annual Golf Classic supports RVH Oncology
May 30: Caring for communication health
May 16:
May 3: Volunteers trump the day
April 11:
March 28: There’s a new game in town — brought to you by the RVH Foundation…
March 14: 
February 28:
February 14: Giving from the heart… for the heart!
January 31:
January 17:
January 3: Because of you…



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October 11: Blessed to receive care close to home
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August 16: Stories connect hearts
August 2: Chocolate donation sweetens the day
July 19: 
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June 21: Ladies’ evening doubles as fundraiser
June 7: RCI students give back
May 24: Patient and family appreciate “endless” care
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February 15: The Celebration Continues
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December 21: Happiest Holiday Wishes from RVH!
December 7:
November 23: Annual Tree of Lights December 1 at 6 p.m. in Low Square, Renfrew 
November 9: 2017 Home Tour: Experience the beauty & magic of Christmas
October 26:
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September 28: Put your ‘BREAST’ Foot Forward—RVH needs your support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
September 14:
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August 3: Looking great at RVH: Lifting spirits and connecting oncology patients
July 20:
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February 2: Former city doctor loves rural living
January 19: The celebration continues!
January 5:


December 22: Thanks for your tremendous support
December 8: Giving back: Holiday fever hits RVH staff
November 24:
November 10:  RVH cancer patient thankful to care team
October 27: Big city style coming to Renfrew runway
October 13:

Laughter is the best medicine: local theatre group touring and raising money for RVHF

September 29:

Calling all spirited curlers!

September 15:

It’s easy to make a difference at RVH

September 1:

Run or walk: choose the cause that means most to you

August 18:

“I know he’s smiling down at that gazebo”

August 4:

Traditional events and new activities on the horizon for RVH Auxiliary

July 21:

9th Annual Dedicated to Memories for a Good Cause

July 7:

21st Annual Bluegrass Festival to help grow RVH gardens

June 23:

Celebrating worklife and the RVH culture

June 9:

Going beyond to recognize a lifetime of love

May 26:

A voice for patients and family

May 12:

RVH volunteers have heart

April 28:

Luck of the Irish outshone by generosity of the Irish!

April 14: 

Renfrew Lions Club makes $6,000 pledge

March 31:

Double transplant patient urges everyone to sign donor cards

March 17:

RVH Foundation moves to new location

March 3:

Small groups can provide powerful results

February 18:

Shaking up the Valley to support RVH

February 4:

Spend the day with superheroes!

January 21:

Celebration of Life in loving memory of Janet Robertson

January 7:

Reflecting back and looking forward



December 24:

Spotlight on community at TOL anniversary

December 10:

Holiday gifts galore at renovated RVH Gift Shop

November 26:

Celebrating Tree of Lights' 25th Anniversary

November 12:

Best in local theatre supporting best in local health care

October 29: 

Popular Bake Sale and BBQ on October 31 supports RVH

October 15: Scoring big with the Ottawa Senators
October 1:

YPC hosts first Curling Bonspiel October 16–18

September 17:

Get moving—I Choose RVH Run on September 26

September 3:

Scapa corporate office and local employees team up to support RVH

August 20:

Healing the community through song

August 6:

Young philanthropist encourages her generation to support RVH

July 23:

Local No Frills surpasses goal

July 9:

When you are at your worst, professionals at RVH are there to take care of you

June 25:

Pouring rain helps grow another successful Golf Classic

June 11:

YPC member proud to be part of new opportunities at RVH

May 28: 

A good night’s sleep changes life for the better

May 14:

Local marathoner nears the finish line of her fundraising target

April 30:

Making waves for RVH volunteers

April 16:  Awaiting opening day / Eager to take in a new view
April 2:  Taking some heat to support RVH
March 19:

The doc prescribes a healthy dose of giving back

March 5:

The next generation of RVH supporters banding together

February 19:

Celebrate Life and the future with an expanded Oncology Unit at RVH

February 5:

Customized, senior-specialized care at RVH

January 22:

Skilled care at RVH inspires confidence for local couple

January 8: Caring beyond our walls


December 25: Renfrew embraces Tree of Lights and I Choose RVH
December 11:

Santa’s helpers are found working hard to support RVH

November 27:

Dreams are coming true this holiday season

November 13:

ER physicians and staff try to prepare for anything

October 30:

Hospital culture and community spirit inspires Chief of Staff

October 16:

RVH writer experiences her stories firsthand

October 2:

“…A place to love and a place to share”

September 18: Vibrant local health care and healthy community go hand in hand
September 4:

Happy to see the impact of their work

August 21:

Care close to home means being with family

August 7:

A decade of putting patients first

July 24: Oncology Unit keeps pace with treatment advances
July 10:

Saluting our dedicated board volunteers

June 26:

Education helps keep our patients healthy

June 12:

Teddy bear donation brings big smiles during ED visits

May 29:

Exceptional patient satisfaction ratings for RVH

May 15:

RVH family taking great strides for dialysis patients

May 1:

Our volunteers work from the heart

April 17:

You are an essential piece of what we do!

April 3:

RVH is caring for you—Who is caring for RVH?

March 20:

Whatever your reason, know your support makes a difference

March 6:

Inspiring advocate for dialysis care planning more fundraising events for RVH

February 20:

“You really don’t think much about sickness or needing to use these services until something happens”

February 6:

A day of celebration supporting our community hospital

January 23: 

Celebrate life and dance the night away!

January 9:

A magical evening


December 26:

Giving abounds all year round

December 12:

We are seeing more blue in a stronger effort to become more green

November 28: Expanding local care for our cancer patients
November 14:

Kick off the festive season in downtown Renfrew on December 6

October 31: Working together for a safer hospital visit
October 17: Welcome Dr. Varrin!
October 3:

Because your best days begin with a good night

September 19: Groundbreaking news… Expansion construction has begun
September 5:

Understanding your rights and responsibilities as a patient

August 22:

Accessibility improvements ongoing at RVH

August 8: Patients "speak up" at focus group
July 25:

RVH staff supports one of their own

July 11:

MyMedRec booklets are available to record medications and other important health-related information

June 27: The 2013 Teddy Bear Picnic
June 13: Andrew Milligan chose RVH for his Health Administration Residency
May 30: Salute to our nurses—National Nursing Week was May 6–10
May 16: Thank you to our staff, physicians and volunteers!
May 2:

Volunteers are the heart of the community and the heart and soul of our hospital

April 18:


Health Force Ontario New Graduate Initiative

April 4:

Renfrew County Addiction Treatment Services is expanding its team

March 21:

Members of the RVH emergency care team recently completed a Rural Trauma Team Development Course 

March 7:

Ontario Telemedicine Network

February 21:

The RVH visitor policy and patient safety

February 7:

Efficient health care service is dependent on many factors and patients play an equal role in ensuring prompt service

January 24:
January 10:

RVH’s Annual Basket Auction


December 27:

Everyone at Renfrew Victoria Hospital is sending you and yours the warmest wishes for a memorable, happy and safe holiday season

December 13: RVH obstetrics
November 29:

RVH is prepared to kick off another season of our Tree of Lights campaign

November 15: RVH is one of the highest-ranking community hospitals in the province for patient satisfaction
November 1:

Many visitors and caregivers who accompany our patients at RVH can sit back and relax much more comfortably

October 18: Patient safety is a high priority at RVH
October 4:

The second annual RVH Call to Action 5K Run/Walk is set for Saturday, October 13

September 20: The end of an era
September 6: Staff certification
August 23: Healthy bodies, healthy brains
August 9: RVH is "senior-friendly"
July 26:

Bone Densitometry testing

July 12:

RVH’s Annual General Meeting was held June 28

June 28: The 2012 Teddy Bear Picnic
June 14:

RVH is in the process of reaching an agreement with the Ottawa Hospital and Region Imaging Associates for outreach coverage

May 31:

The 14th Annual Caring for Tomorrow Charity Golf Tournament is set for Friday, June 8

May 17:

Addictions Treatment Service

May 3:

Celebration of Worklife Awards

April 19:

Advance care planning

April 5:

The RVH Call to Action team has been busy spreading its message through unique Community Information Sessions

March 22: The partnership between RVH and St. Francis Memorial Hospital in Barry's Bay
March 8:

Quality Nursing Environment funding will be used to develop new initiatives led by frontline nurses

February 23: A new thrombosis clinic is now available to patients in Renfrew
February 9:

The RVH pediatric clinic

January 26: RVH's new smoking policy
January 12: A new partnership with myFM:


December 29:

The annual Community Friendship Dinner sponsored by the Renfrew chapter of the Knights of Columbus

December 15: The 20th annual Tree of Lights campaign
December 1: The RVH Pet Therapy Program
November 17:

Read. Listen. Click.

November 3:

Meet the newest member of RVH’s Board of Directors

October 20: Welcome Dr. Shanti Nemani to our health care team
October 6: The Ukraine Health Care Study Tour
September 22: Back to school tips
September 8: "Planning for a Healthy and Prosperous Future"

August 25:

Healthy eating at RVH

August 11: Congestive Heart Failure Pathway
July 28:

The Healthy Communities Partnership Renfrew County

July 14: RVH’s new Without Walls—Assisted Living Program
June 30: June 15 marked World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
June 16: The annual work-life celebration
June 2: It’s time for golfers to swing into action
May 19: Examining the effectiveness of RVH’s communication tools
May 5: The Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre offers outreach clinical and support services on the RVH campus
April 21: RVH is developing a new five-year strategic plan built around the provision of high-quality care
April 7: RVH’s Elder Abuse Response Services has been introduced by the Regional Assault Care Program to provide care to abused seniors and seniors at risk across Renfrew County
March 24: The diabetes program at RVH
March 10: At this time of year, RVH looks to the community to enlist some fresh faces to its board of directors
February 24: RVH invites your participation in our Patient Declaration of Values
February 10: RVH’s oncology unit will soon see new equipment arriving thanks to the overwhelming support from the 2010 Tree of Lights campaign
January 27: A screening of Stephen Jenkinson’s film Griefwalker took place at RVH in early November
January 13: The week of January 16 to 22 is National Non-Smoking Week

Grand Rounds by Year



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