GBGH awarded for championing organ and tissue donation

At a virtual awards ceremony held November 24, Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) was honoured with a Provincial Conversion Rate Award by Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN), Ontario’s organ and tissue donation and transplantation agency. This award recognizes GBGH for its outstanding efforts to integrate organ and tissue donation into quality end-of-life care in 2019-2020.

The Provincial Conversion Rate Award is presented to hospitals who exceed the target of 63 per cent conversion rate set by TGLN, reaching 100 per cent. The conversion rate is the percentage of potential organ donors (patients who die in a hospital setting and are deemed medically suitable for donation) who went on to become actual donors. []

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