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Chief of Staff steps down to spend more time with homeless

After nine years as Chief of Staff at The Ottawa Hospital, Dr. Jeffrey Turnbull retired on Dec. 31 from hospital life to spend more time helping Ottawa’s most vulnerable populations.

Empowering teens to save lives: Governor General’s award for Dr. Maloney

In recognition of his efforts to improve life-saving skills and services, Dr. Justin Maloney received the Governor General’s Meritorious Service Cross in a ceremony at Rideau Hall on Dec. 12.

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Local volunteers help meet patients’ basic needs

For several years, retirees Pat Porter and Doris Reed have donated their time and money to deliver in-demand items like soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, combs, new underwear and clean used clothing to the Civic Campus Emergency Department.

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New spiritual care guide – a first in North America – helps hospitals provide support during disasters

In any disaster or Code Orange, medical attention for victims is crucial. But they, along with their families and loved ones, also need spiritual and emotional support. That’s what inspired The Ottawa Hospital to develop the Emergency Spiritual Care Assistance Team (ESCAT) Guide – the first of its kind in North America.

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Hospital’s community partnerships help newcomers get hired

Ayse Ibrahim was forced to leave everything behind when she left Syria. Five years later, she is starting a new life here, working in Housekeeping Services, thanks to the hospital’s partnership with Hire Immigrants Ottawa.

One in four sexual assaults takes place at a mass gathering

Go with and stay with your friends.  Keep an eye on each other and everyone’s drinks. June 27, 2014 – A recent study has concluded that of the 204 new cases of sexual assault reported to The Ottawa Hospital’s Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Program in 2013, 25 per cent of these occurred at […]

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