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  • Nunavut mom met nurses who held her dying daughter’s hand

    Nina Kautuq’s body is still healing from the 2015 tent fire that claimed the lives of her husband and three of her four children. But her emotional healing finally began in February, when she met the nurses and doctor who cared for her dying children.

  • Nellie the therapy dog offers a welcome comfort to patients

    Some dogs can do so much more than fetch a bone; some can help others in need. Nellie is a 11-year-old Collie, and a volunteer at The Ottawa Hospital. With some help from her handler, Claire Laroche, Nellie frequently visits The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre, hoping to help lift patients’ spirits.

  • Comfort carts continue legacy of giving by Vince Westwick

    The comfort cart program founded by Vince Westwick, a former hospital board member, in the Emergency Department at The Ottawa Hospital’s Civic Campus continues to help people after his death.

  • Outstanding B2 nurses treated patient as a family member, won Team Nursing Award

    Their compassion and caring shone through – not just for Allan Cook but for all his family and friends as well. And after he passed away, they attended his wake and celebration of life, continuing to care for his family. All that and more is why the nurses on B2 won the Team.