Press Releases


September 1: RVHF Catch the Ace funds in action
August 25: Two new doctors to set up practice in Renfrew
July 7: Changes coming to masking in Renfrew County
June 24: Hospitalist model takes effect at RVH
June 10: Hospitals in the Champlain Region slowly and safely increasing scheduled hospital activity
May 27: Randy Penney retirement
April 29: Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre results in 74% of patients avoiding a likely Emergency Department visit
April 22: Let’s all cheer for RVH volunteers
April 14: Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre assesses approximately 1,500 patients since go-live
March 29: Reaching out to our community to help combat COVID-19
March 27:  New pandemic healthcare service: Renfrew County Virtual Triage and Assessment Centre
March 20:  RVH implements strict visitor restriction
February 28: The ace has been caught in week 46 of RVH Foundation's Catch the Ace lottery
February 21: Hospitalists are coming to RVH and it’s a win-win proposition
January 28: RVH CT hours extended
January 17: RVH welcomes new VP of Corporate Services as new year begins



December 3: Hospital Auxiliary announces Christmas treasure raffle winners
October 25: MyChart tool puts patients in the driver's seat
October 17: Thankful for cancer care close to home at RVH
September 16: RVH/SFMH announce leadership succession plan
September 16: RVH surgical program inspires gift, welcomes new surgeon
September 11: Foundation’s Catch the Ace lottery backstops state-of-the-art technology for RVH
September 3: RVH/SFMH Boards announce pending CEO retirement
April 23: RVH Foundation's Catch the Ace lottery off to an exciting start
January 25:  RVH to receive funds for infrastructure upgrades



December 20: Dedicated volunteers contribute to ATS program
November 15:  Collaborative artwork project connects patients
November 1: Collaboration key to providing medical expertise close to home
September 19: Accreditation ensures quality cardiac diagnostics close to home
September 13:  RVH Board of Directors welcomes two new members
August 15: Civitan Club continues long-term investment in local healthcare
June 18: Balanced budget, exemplary standing are some RVH achievements in 2017-2018
June 13:
June 1: One-year milestone reached to Go-Live of Epic Health Information System
May 15:  RVH recognizes special achievement during Nursing Week celebrations
April 19: New initiative at RVH helps to maintain functional abilities of patients
March 26: 
March 14: RVH Foundation announces new Executive Director
March 6: RVH adds neurology clinic
January 18: RVH Sleep services teams up with OTN to enhance patient care
January 3: New pediatrician welcomed to clinic at RVH



December 21: RVH receives Exemplary Standing in accreditation survey
December 7:  RVH reaches silver benchmark for Healthy Foods 
November 21: RVH OR exceeds average provincial wait times 
November 17: RVH & SFMH/Health Link 9 adopt new tool to help patients better manage after discharged from hospital
September 6:  Lung cancer screening pilot for people at high risk
August 14: RVH Sleep Products opens in new location on September 5
July 18: RVH pleased to announce Ministry funding for infrastructure revitalization
May 29: Inside 100 Health Village Lane
May 12: RVH celebrates Nursing Week with 2nd annual retreat day
May 12: New family physician joins RVH campus this fall
April 10: RVH chosen for first wave of provincial kidney transplant initiative
February 17: Two new doctors for Renfrew
February 17: Orphan patients need to have patience, follow process, in securing family doctor
January 24: Renfrew Victoria Hospital installs state-of-the-art CT scanner
January 13:  Spike in ER visits, occupied beds at RVH could mean longer wait times




December 15: RVH prepares for holiday season
November 4: Wilkie and Wark: RVH wellness and fashion night
November 1:  RVH CEO wins award for healthcare management excellence
October 19 Renfrew Victoria Hospital, celebrating with the Ottawa Heart Institute: 10 years of offering smoking cessation support to patients!
October 4 RVH commits to providing French Language Services in designated areas
June 28

RVH Board of Directors honours two long-serving members

May 25 RVH supports the Fort
April 22

High achievement for mammo testing at RVH

April 22

Cookies kick start conversation about Advance Care Planning

February 26 Helping younger generation with T1D Keep It Real
February 2

Improved access to world-class UOHI cardiologists for RVH patients

February 1 Celebration of Life
January 27

Renfrew Victoria Hospital and Bell Canada release Mental Health App for mobile devices on “Bell Lets Talk Day”



December 15 RVH and SFMH share successful retreat day
December 14 RVH and SFMH collaborate on new healthy food services program
December 3

RVH welcomes new nephrologist 

November 27 Local Hospitals Recognized for Outstanding Leadership in Cardiovascular Care
October 13 Delegates from Brazil visit RVH
September 28 RVH hosts Icelandic delegates



September 29, 2014

RVH nurses awarded for patient safety education initiative

March 12, 2014 Renfrew Victoria Hospital receives green light for major expansion
February 4, 2014

RVH cites manpower challenges, drop in births in closure of Obstetrics Unit



December 18, 2013 RVH achieves top accreditation rating
October 24, 2013 Patient Safety Education Day
October 24, 2013 RVH celebrates Oktoberfest
October 22, 2013

RVH receives approval to proceed with tender offer

August 6, 2013

Seamless imaging system implemented between TOH, RVH and SFMH

July 31, 2013 Sharing knowledge, improving health care around the globe
July 31, 2013

RVH receives approval to proceed with tender offer

May 9, 2013 RVH hosts two-day program to update skills in Advanced Trauma Life Support
April 18, 2013

Visiting specialist back in her old office at RVH

April 11, 2013 Like mother, like daughter
March 28, 2013 CHEO, Phoenix Centre, Student Leadership Support Team and RVH: Helping parents, teachers and providers cope with mental health issues facing our children and youth
January 25, 2013 Celebrating life, celebrating a supportive community


December 13, 2012 Rain doesn't dampen Christmas spirit
November 15, 2012 Educators learn about digital mammography
November 1, 2012 Music, friends and plenty of support for RVH
October 29, 2012 Local artist selling Christmas cards to benefit RVH
October 26, 2012 University of Ottawa recognizes RVH CEO for work with master's program
July 30, 2012

Renfrew Victoria Hospital works on regional strategy for healthier cafeteria foods

July 5, 2012 Paediatic Rural Health Care
June 18, 2012 Digital Mammography RVH Golf Tournament
April 23, 2012

Spring is a time to say “thank you” and share successes at RVH

April 1, 2012 St. Paddy's Day winnings handed over to RVH Digital Mammography Fund
March 23, 2012

Boston 4 Bust Campaign

February 1, 2012 See the doctor and friends in concert on February 10
January 30, 2012 RVH Welcomes New Surgeon
January 6, 2012 Two new doctors join Renfrew area medical team
January 6, 2012

New smoking policy planned for New Year at RVH



December 13, 2011 RVH policies and prevention
December 1, 2011

Annual basket auction another huge success

November 14, 2011 Royal Canadian Legion Branch 148 Renfrew continues its outstanding support of Renfrew Victoria Hospital

October 31, 2011

RVH announces appointment of new VP for Financial Services

October 31, 2011

Annual Unwrapping Christmas event

October 26, 2011

Generous ladies get personal tour of hemodialysis unit

August 23, 2011

Improving Health Care for Families at Renfrew Victoria Hospital

August 2, 2011 RVH CEO receives management school’s highest honour
July 18, 2011

Caring for Tomorrow tourney an outstanding success

May 24, 2011 Survey in progress at RVH
May 24, 2011 Dialysis unit anniversary celebration
May 12, 2011

RVH public education session focuses on ethics in life and death situations

May 3, 2011

Renovating to improve privacy and safety

April 28, 2011

Volunteers Rock at RVH

March 24, 2011

Seven-year-old Holly Mooney makes a priceless contribution to Healing Garden project

February 16, 2011

RVH Supportive Housing/Assisted Living Program getting ready to start

February 8, 2011

L.O.L. Bowl for Health and Fun

January 26, 2011

Renfrew Victoria Hospital earns praise from Accreditation Canada team

January 21, 2011

RVH reminds patients and visitors to observe Visiting Policies

January 17, 2011

A Taste of Opera fundraiser promises a unique feast for the senses

January 4, 2011

Generous gifts for Renfrew Victoria Hospital and St. Francis Memorial Hospital





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