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Feature Articles

Nurse Sophie Barrette, parent Katie Cleary and Katie’s children
Are your first aid and CPR certifications up to date? If not, this story will light a fire under you

While out shopping, one of our nurses saved a toddler from choking by performing CPR. Prepare yourself for a similar emergency with these first aid resources.

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“When I felt alone, they were there”: Celebrating National Nursing Week

Three years into the pandemic, patients and families share their powerfully personal stories of how nurses answered the call.

Virtual Schwartz Rounds
Introducing a new kind of grand rounds that supports staff and physician wellness

Caring for our staff and physicians is essential to delivering quality care to our patients and their families. A new virtual open forum series has created a safe space for our caregivers to connect with their colleagues and receive emotional support during challenging times.

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Make self-kindness a lifestyle: Five practical tips to get you started

A good self-kindness routine can help you reduce stress and hone your compassion for others. If you’re looking for inspiration, discover how our care staff have made self-kindness a lifestyle.

Maxime Bilodeau, volunteer and staff member
‘I got discharged, and I never really left’: Former patient Maxime volunteers his coding skills

Maxime Bilodeau was inspired to volunteer with The Ottawa Hospital after spending time in the acute care and rehabilitation units. “I saw the work that a lot of the volunteers were doing. After I got discharged, as soon as I was able to, I started to volunteer,” he recalls.

Bao-Anh Vuong, member of the volunteer onboarding team
A busy nursing schedule hasn’t stopped Bao-Anh from volunteering

Bao-Anh Vuong has been volunteering with The Ottawa Hospital since high school. Now, 10 years later, she is a nurse at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, and part of a team of experienced volunteers who recruit and onboard new volunteers.

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