Press releases

Made-in-Ontario innovation will help reduce surgical backlog, meaning shorter wait times for patients. Read the news

Ottawa, November 18, 2022 – Hospitals in Ottawa are ready to help the region’s children, youth and families get the timely care they need, as directed by Ontario Health. We are all happy to do our part in helping manage the sustained and… Read the news

Ottawa, November 8, 2022 — In June 2022, the Ottawa Paramedic Service and Hôpital Montfort launched a pilot program that integrates Primary Care Paramedics into the Montfort Emergency Department. The program aims to reduce paramedic… Read the news

Montfort’s board of trustees announces that Dr. Bernard Leduc, the hospital’s President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), will be retiring in 2023, at the end of his term. “The board of trustees is very grateful for Bernard’s leadership over the… Read the news

Ottawa, September 8, 2022 – Montfort, Ontario's Francophone academic hospital, continues to innovate in training the next generation of Francophone healthcare professionals. The hospital will now welcome a few staff members who… Read the news

It is with great pleasure that Mr. Carl Nappert, Chairman of the Montfort Board of Trustees, has revealed the name of the hospital's next medical leader. Dr. Thierry Daboval will join the Montfort team on September 19. The new incumbent was… Read the news

OTTAWA, August 8, 2022 - On Monday, August 8 at 7:30 a.m., the Montfort Emergency Department reopened after being closed for two twelve-hour periods over the weekend. We would like to thank all the staff members who continue to show… Read the news

Members of the community will have the opportunity to pay a final tribute to Mrs. Gisèle Lalonde, a great lady of the Francophonie and the leading figure in the SOS Montfort cause, who passed away on July 27. Hôpital Montfort will have a book of… Read the news

OTTAWA, June 23, 2022 - Montfort, Ontario's Francophone Academic Hospital, announces the appointment of Ms. Martine Potvin to the position of Vice President of Clinical Programs and Chief Nursing Officer. She will take up her… Read the news

Ottawa, May 25, 2022 – Montfort acknowledges and welcomes the Wabano Centre and Ottawa Aboriginal Coalition Share Your Story report on the quality of healthcare services to the Indigenous Communities in the Champlain… Read the news

Patients will have another simple and secure way to access medical data Ottawa, May 12, 2022 – Hospitals in the Ottawa region now offer Health Records on iPhone, which brings together hospitals, clinics and the existing Apple… Read the news

Ottawa, March 21, 2022 – Montfort is recruiting new members for its association. The Association consists of up to 100 volunteer members, acting as the hospital’s ambassadors and dedicated to upholding the mission and vision of… Read the news

Ottawa, February 15, 2022 - Hôpital Montfort is pleased to learn that the government of Ontario has revoked “Directive 2”, allowing hospitals to begin the gradual ramp up of non-urgent surgeries and procedures, based on criteria set… Read the news

OTTAWA, February 11, 2022 - The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Hôpital Montfort, Mr. Carl Nappert, announced today that the Chief of Staff of Hôpital Montfort, Dr. Stéphane Roux, wishes to reorient his career in order to… Read the news

Ottawa, January 31, 2022 - The situation regarding commute in relation to the demonstrations in Ottawa is changing by the hour. We are using our intranet and social media (Facebook and Twitter) to keep Montfort staff informed… Read the news

Ottawa, January 18, 2022 - Hôpital Montfort continues to rank among Canada's top research hospitals.  The list of research hospitals is compiled by Research InfoSource Inc, a Canadian research and development information… Read the news

January 7, 2022 - Our teams of healthcare professionals continue to show up, day after day even after nearly two years of pandemic, with one goal in mind : provide care. Much needed, essential care. They do so with the utmost… Read the news

Ottawa, January 1, 2022 – The first baby of 2022 for the Ottawa region, Benjamin, was born 17 minutes after midnight on January 1. The Ottawa parents welcomed their first child, a boy, weighing in at 6 lb 8 oz, at the Family… Read the news

It is with great emotion that I announce that Suzanne Robichaud will soon be retiring after more than five years as head of clinical services at the Montfort and more than 35 years in healthcare. Suzanne began her nursing career in the Ottawa area… Read the news

Collaboration to address the gaps in access to health care services tailored to the needs of First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities . Ottawa, November 1, 2021 – It is with honour but mostly humility that Hôpital Montfort has… Read the news