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Finding information about your health shouldn’t be complicated. Healthy Tomorrows is a collection of health stories, insights and tips from experts at The Ottawa Hospital to help you and your family live healthier lives.

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Virtual care: Tips to make the most of your next online appointment

Are you ready for your next virtual meeting with your doctor? There are important things to do before, during and after your next online appointment. Read our practical tips to make the most of it!

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Virtual Care FAQs: Answering your questions about online appointments

Virtual care is a popular way for patients to get quality health care virtually, without coming to the hospital. Having an online appointment with your doctor or other member of your care team is safe, secure and convenient. Read on for answers to common questions about virtual care.

A corridor in the new OMTU
New unit adds forty hospital beds to help increase capacity, reduce wait times

Constructed in just nine weeks, a new 40-bed temporary structure at The Ottawa Hospital’s Civic Campus will help increase capacity and reduce ambulance offload times.

Caileigh, the virtual therapy dog.
Tales of a therapy dog

Need a lift? In this four-part series, The Ottawa Hospital volunteer Christine Phillips shares pre-COVID-19 stories of how she and her therapy dog, Caileigh make a difference in people’s lives.

A model of the inside of a human brain
Awake Brain Surgery: Your questions answered

Awake brain surgery may sound like science fiction, but neurosurgeons at The Ottawa Hospital use it to transform the lives of patients with life-threatening brain tumours or lesions. Dr. Safraz Mohammed, staff neurosurgeon at The Ottawa Hospital answers your questions about awake brain surgery.

Ashley Hilliard and Mike McDonald
Miscarriage and pregnancy loss: Ashley’s story

Chances are you know someone who has had a miscarriage or pregnancy loss. It affects thousands of families in Canada each year. Learn the signs, symptoms and causes of miscarriage, and read Ashley’s story to know that you are not alone.

This website gives you common facts, advice and tips. Some of it may not apply to you. Please talk to your doctor, nurse or other health-care team member to see if this information will work for you. They can also answer your questions and concerns.