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Posts tagged "@OttawaHospital"

  • The Ottawa Hospital celebrates International #HelloMyNameIs Day, July 23

    At last count, 862 people had been photographed for the #HelloMyNameIs campaign, pledging to introduce themselves to patients every time. The international #HelloMyNameIs campaign has taken off at The Ottawa Hospital, with employees, doctors, volunteers and even patient advisors pledging to improve patient care by introducing themselves to patients by name, every time. The Ottawa […]

  • Excellence Awards: Outstanding actions, commitment and compassion improve care for patients

    Evan Van Zuylen (center), Protection Officer with Security and Parking, won the Respect for the Individual award, recognizing how he keeps his cool in challenging situations, such as his work with Psychiatry Emergency Services. He takes the time to build rapport with patients and makes them feel at ease around him. Renée Légaré (left), Executive […]

  • Researchers share passion for science with youth

    Stem cell researcher and PhD student Marissa Lithopoulos has volunteered with the Let’s Talk Science outreach program since 2014. The University of Ottawa chapter of this national program celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Photo by Zhaoyi Chen. Marissa Lithopoulos has always had a passion for science. “My favourite show growing up was ‘Bill Nye […]

  • Blanket Exercise boosts staff awareness about colonization effects on Indigenous patients

    Megan Ellis, Aboriginal Program Coordinator, has been leading the KAIROS Blanket Exercise with groups of staff from The Ottawa Hospital. She wears her red sash to show her Métis heritage. It moves some to tears. Others are shocked, yet hopeful. Anger, guilt and shame can also come with the heightened awareness hospital staff members have […]