News & Media

Members of the media: Our expert staff is available to provide a local perspective on the health care stories that affect us all. For contact and other details please visit our media page. In addition to our current news and releases below, you’ll find more recent releases and media coverage here, and archived media coverage here.

Past Reports to the Community and other publications, such as the Foundation’s Annual Report, are available here.

Our latest news and releases

May 4th, 2017

Internationally Trained Nurses Bring Skill and Compassion to St. Mary’s

*May 8 to 14 is National Nursing Week 2017. Ask Registered Nurses Deepali Ranbhise, Libin Varghese and Printo Jolly Cherian what they like best about working at St. Mary’s General Hospitalmore info…

May 1st, 2017

St. Mary’s Nurse of 53 Years Embraces Change and Learning

*May 8 to 14 is National Nursing Week, 2017. When Registered Nurse Lois Millar began her career more than 53 years ago at St. Mary’s General Hospital in Kitchener, patientsmore info…

April 12th, 2017

New Physicians Bolster St. Mary’s Cardiac Centre’s Deep Bench of Talent

April 12, 2017 (Kitchener) As demand for cardiac services at St. Mary’s Regional Cardiac Care Centre has grown, so too has its roster of cardiac physicians who bring a varietymore info…

March 24th, 2017

Ontario Government Investing $4.1 Million in Cardiac and Critical Care Services at St. Mary’s

Ontario is improving access to high-quality cardiac care for patients in Waterloo Region with investments in the Regional Cardiac Care Centre for Waterloo Wellington at St. Mary’s General Hospital. Daienemore info…

March 22nd, 2017

Help St. Mary’s Identify Historic Artifacts at an Archival Open House

Click here for a Waterloo Region Record story on this event. Click here for a CBCnews Kitchener-Waterloo story on this event.         Tucked away in the archivesmore info…

March 2nd, 2017

Innovative Approach Helps Lung Cancer Patients Achieve Earlier Recovery

Click here for a Waterloo Region Record story on this innovative care model. Click here to view a CTV Kitchener news story about this innovative care model. February 28, 2017more info…

February 26th, 2017

St. Mary’s Seeks Board Trustees and Committee Members

St. Mary’s General Hospital is striving to become the safest and most effective hospital in Canada, characterized by innovation, compassion and respect. Our Board of Trustees is seeking talented, engagedmore info…

December 28th, 2016

Local Investment in Patient Care for the Waterloo Region

Cost of Care, a three-part series developed by CTV Kitchener news reporter Tyler Calver, reviews who pays for hospitals. Calver examines the significant cost associated with the delivery of innovativemore info…

December 15th, 2016

Avoiding Non-Essential Trips to the Emergency Department over the Holidays

With family doctor offices and urgent care centres closing or reducing hours over the holidays, many people think emergency departments are the only option for people seeking non-urgent medical attentionmore info…

November 30th, 2016

St. Mary’s Ranks First in National Hospital Safety Measure for Second Time in Five Years

Click here for a Waterloo Regional Record story on this achievement. Click here for a 570 News story on this achievement. November 30, 2016 (Kitchener) – For the second timemore info…