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Jan 22, 2020

Medical Assistance in Dying has been legal in Canada since 2016. As the largest hospital in Eastern Ontario, The Ottawa Hospital developed a comprehensive program to provide MAiD to patients in the region. When you have been told that you have a limited time left to live, a great deal can suddenly feel out of […]

Jan 16, 2020

Marcie Stevens was one of 13 severely-injured patients rushed to The Ottawa Hospital Trauma Centre on Jan. 11, 2019. As her recovery continues, she’s grateful for the exceptional care she has received.

Jan 8, 2020

There was much to see at the hospital this holiday season: There were dedicated staff, Christmas carolers, and even a visit from Santa himself to the babies at the Special Care Nursery. Thank you to everyone who made the day so magical.

Dec 12, 2019

Volunteer Sarah Aly won the Human Touch Award Sarah Aly has made coming to The Ottawa Hospital a top priority for three years. The second-year university student even rearranged her class schedule to accommodate visits to the hemodialysis unit. Sarah is one of more than 1,400 people who volunteer at The Ottawa Hospital. “I want […]

Nov 27, 2019

Jeannette Cheng became a registered nurse at The Ottawa Hospital after life-threatening car accident changed the trajectory of her life. There is often a moment in our lives that guides us down the path we’re destined to explore. For Jeannette Cheng, that moment was a life-threatening car crash and the extraordinary care she received at […]

Nov 13, 2019

Mike Mongeon received a personalized Guardian Angel pin for his warmth and compassionate care toward patients. The tremendously warm and toothy smile across Michel “Mike” Mongeon’s face says everything about his character. His smile is a hard-to-ignore first impression and it’s one of the characteristics that makes him so memorable to patients. Another is his […]

Nov 6, 2019

A soldier’s life can change in an instant. For Mike Trauner, that instant happened on December 5, 2008. Mike, a Master Corporal in the Canadian Light Infantry, was on patrol in Afghanistan when an improvised explosive device went off. The force of the explosion severed both his legs, and severely injured both his arms and […]