RVH Cuts Ribbon on Region’s First PET/CT Scanner

RVH Cuts Ribbon on Region’s First PET/CT Scanner

Advanced diagnostic imaging is now closer to home for Simcoe Muskoka patients with the official opening of the region’s first PET/CT scanner. Sylvia Jones, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Doug Downey, MPP for Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte, visited Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) this afternoon to officially celebrate the game-changing technology that can detect cancers…

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Métis Council Presents RVH with Symbolic Sash

Métis Council Presents RVH with Symbolic Sash

Members of the Barrie South Simcoe Métis Council (BSSMC) visited Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) today to present a Métis Sash in honour of the relationship between the two organizations and the efforts made by RVH on behalf of the Métis community. The Métis Sash is one of the most prominent symbols of the…

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RVH’s redirect of obstetrical and midwifery patients now over

RVH Returns to Universal Masking

Effective immediately, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) is returning to universal masking. In addition to self-screening, visitors are now required to don a hospital-issued mask upon entry. Due to increasing rates of respiratory illnesses in the community RVH’s Infection Prevention and Control and Occupational Health and Wellness teams have determined that masking is once…

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RVH announces new Chief Communications Officer and Vice President, Communications and Engagement

RVH announces new Chief Communications Officer and Vice President, Communications and Engagement

After an extensive search process that included the use of a leading recruitment firm, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) officially announces the appointment of Cheryn Thoun as the new Chief Communications Officer and Vice President, Communications and Engagement effective March 4, 2024. Thoun joins RVH from Georgian College where she is currently the Director…

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RVH welcomes the first baby of 2024

RVH welcomes the first baby of 2024

Arriving at 1:58 a.m. on January 1, Barrie residents, Anastasia Danquah and Garvin Grant welcomed their eighth baby to their family, Godson, weighing just over 6 pounds. Each year more than 2,000 babies are born in Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre’s (RVH) Birthing Unit and while each one is a unique and beautiful miracle; it…

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RVH helps Patients with Diabetes Live Life to the Fullest

RVH helps Patients with Diabetes Live Life to the Fullest

As Diabetes Awareness month comes to an end, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) continues to support adult and paediatric patients living with Type 1, Type 2 and prediabetes year-round. On average, the health centre’s Emergency Department sees approximately 560 annual visits related to diabetes and RVH’s Adult Diabetes Clinic cares for more than 60…

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