Ottawa Hospital (The)

Site: Ottawa - 501 Smyth Rd

Service: Supportive and Palliative Care Program

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Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
501 Smyth Rd
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6
 
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Intersection Alta Vista Dr and Smyth Rd
Mailing Address 1053 Carling Ave 
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot
Description and Services
Description (Service) Palliative care team made up of physicians, an advanced practice nurse, a palliative care nurse specialist, nurse consultants, secretaries, and social workers. 
 
Services: 
* Pain and symptom management services for patients admitted to The Ottawa Hospital (General and Civic Campuses) and patients seen at The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre at both the General campus site and at the Irving Greenberg Family Cancer Centre at the Queensway Carleton Hospital 
* Complex cancer pain management for outpatients and admitted patients requiring interventional techniques in collaboration with anaesthesia and the staff at TOH Pain Management Unit (Complex Cancer Pain Clinic) 
* Specialized management of possible complications of cancer and its treatments: including fluid around the lungs and in the abdomen (Malignant Effusion Program) 
* Specialized management of shortness of breath (Dyspnea Management Clinic) 
* Support and advice for patients and families related to end of life decision-making 
* Psychosocial and spiritual support for patients and families during life-threatening illness 
* Links to professionals and agencies that provide palliative care throughout the region 
* Information and education for care providers, professional groups, patients and families
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Patients receiving services at the Ottawa Hospital or the Ottawa Hospital Cancer Program who require supportive and palliative care interventions for complex symptoms at any stage of their illness
Application Referral by a physician
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - covered by the Ontario Health Card
Service Categories Palliative Care
Contact Information
Office Phone General Campus 613-737-8940 ; Civic Campus 613-761-4555
Website www.ottawahospital.on.ca
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Primary Executive Dr Jack Kitts, President and Chief Executive Officer
Other Details
Established 1998
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 869042747 RR0001 (The Ottawa Hospital Foundation)
Elections The Board of Governors is appointed.
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by Accreditation Canada

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