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I would like to thank the hospital and their staff for our recent visit to the emergency.

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I would like to thank the hospital and their staff for our recent visit to the emergency. We had been on vacation in Cuba as a family and my wife started experiencing severe headaches. We had completed standard tests and ruled out, migraines, infection, dehydration etc… She got progressively worse and on our return flight to Canada got really bad. Upon landing we went directly to the Civic Campus and my wife was assigned to emergent care immediately. Once we had seen Doctor and CT Scans completed, they found a tumour in my wife’s brain. She was scheduled in AM for an MRI for further diagnostics and potential surgery a few days later.

We had worked with a nurse in Emergent Care named Sheryl and she was beyond helpful. Her knowledge, professionalism and compassion was what kept my wife alive. She continued to push to have Neurology come and speak with us. Once Dr Agbi came to visit us, he was able to assess my wife and quickly determine that they needed to operate ASAP. Only a few hours later my wife went in to a non responsive state and they were able to stabilize her and perform Surgery within the hour and she is recovering very well today. I would like to thank Dr Agbi and his staff for helping save my wife’s life and nurse Sheryl for her constant aggression in ensuring our needs were met throughout the day.

Derek and Joanne

 
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Emergency Update

Civic Campus on backup power

The Civic Campus is on backup power

We are still able to provide emergency care. However, we won’t be back to business as usual until normal power is restored.

We are working with Hydro Ottawa to get power restored as quickly as possible

We currently have 5 patients with injuries related to last night\\\'s storm, 1 of them arrived this morning. 2 in critical condition, 1 serious, 2 stable.

Updates will be posted on Twitter.

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Le Campus Civic est alimenté par une source électrique de secours

Nous pouvons donner des soins urgents. Cependant, nous ne pouvons pas fournir de soins ou de services habituels avant le rétablissement complet du réseau électrique.

Nous travaillons avec Hydro Ottawa afin de rétablir le courant le plus tôt possible.

Nous soignons cinq patients blessés par la tempête d\\\'hier soir. L\\\'un d\\\'entre eux est arrivé ce matin. Deux des patients sont en état de santé critique, un patient est en état de santé grave et les deux autres patient sont en état stable.

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