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  • Heart-warming thanks to respiratory therapists in long-term care homes

    Respiratory Therapists from The Ottawa Hospital received applause from residents in local long-term care homes for their part in swabbing more than 1,700 residents and staff for COVID-19 in a single weekend. Their efforts are part of a region-wide collaboration to protect some of the most vulnerable people in our community.

  • MedSafer: tool helps doctors improve prescriptions for older patients

    Paula Tiszai worries constantly about her 85-year-old mother’s medications. Over the years, she has seen her mother suffer deliriums, behavioural issues, problems eating, falls and more – simply because she was on inappropriate drugs. Paula believes MedSafer could help.