Press releases - 2012


December 12, 2012 - Employee Recognition Week

Employee Recognition Week is in full swing at Montfort to celebrate the exceptional commitment and dedication of the hospital staff.


November 30, 2012 - The Minister of Health gives consideration to Montfort’s status

It is with great regret that Hôpital Montfort has learned of the death of Mrs Huguette Gatien, a volunteer at Montfort for the past 15 years.


November 30, 2012 - Death of an outstanding Montfort volunteer

It is with great regret that Hôpital Montfort has learned of the death of Mrs Huguette Gatien, a volunteer at Montfort for the past 15 years.


November 20, 2012 - 8 new places at Montfort!

Hôpital Montfort is pleased to announce the addition of 8 new places in its mental health program to better serve its clientele.


November 1, 2012 - Follow Montfort on social media!

Connect to our social media directly on our website to follow everything that happens in Hopital Montfort via social media.


October 31, 2012 - Celebrate the National Week of patient safety!

From October 29 to November 2, different activities will take place at Hôpital Montfort to celebrate this very special week!


October 24, 2012 - Montfort’s emergency room is more efficient

In only four years, Hôpital Montfort has cut in half the average wait time for its sickest patients.


September 17, 2012 - Montfort receives unanimous support

A resolution to lobby the Government of Ontario to assign the official designation of Academic Health Science Centre at Hôpital Montfort, was adopted unanimously this week-end during the annual general meeting of the Assemblée de la Francophonie de l’Ontario (AFO). 


September 16, 2012 - Hôpital Montfort shortened its wait

Waiting times for MRI at Hopital Montfort are among the best in Eastern Ontario according to a recent article.


September 11, 2012 - World Suicide Prevention Day

Some facts, questions and answers regarding suicide...


August 9, 2012 - Hôpital Montfort improves the response time of ambulances at its Emergency Unit

Thanks to funding from the government of Ontario, Hôpital Montfort is increasing access to emergency care and reducing ambulance discharge time.


July 20, 2012 - Hôpital Montfort participates in the National Forum for Health Research

A team from Montfort joined over 200 participants from the world of health research for a major event in Sudbury.


July 18, 2012 - Treatment of anxiety and depressive disorders

A partnership between the Faculty of Education at the University of Ottawa and Hôpital Montfort, will lay a foundation for further promoting innovation and developments in mental health.


July 3, 2012 - A new board member joins Montfort

Hôpital Montfort's board of trustees elected a new board member at its annual general meeting.


June 6, 2012 - Welcome to all! 

You are invited to our Annual General Meeting June 20, 2012.


May 9, 2012 - Montfort designated Best Practices Spotlight Organization by RNAO

Hôpital Montfort celebrates its designation as a Best Practices Spotlight Organization (BPSO).


April 30, 2012 - Hand hygiene

One year into its sustained effort to improve compliance with hand hygiene protocols, Hôpital Montfort notes that measures taken throughout the institution have proven effective.


April 11, 2012 - Solidarité Cornwall 

Hôpital Montfort congratulates Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) in obtaining its designation under Ontario's French Language Services Act.


April 4, 2012 - Hôpital Montfort lipdup video 

Watch a video made by students, residents and interns at Hôpital Montfort!


March 30, 2012 - Hôpital Montfort says Thank you!

Relive the great moments of March 22 2012, a memorable historic day!


March 14, 2012 - Medication shortage - update 

Hôpital Montfort is closely monitoring the situation surrounding the current medication shortage. At the present time, all of our activities and surgeries are proceeding according to schedule...


March 13, 2012 - March 22: Day of Franco-Ontarian Solidarity 

Participate in the largest virtual gathering of the Franco-Ontarian community on March 22, 2012, Franco-Ontarian Solidarity Day! Help us reach 10 000 Facebook subscribers by clicking ‘like’...


March 7, 2012 - Hôpital Montfort launches research institute

Hôpital Montfort is proud to announce that it has reached an important milestone in its teaching and research mission.


March 5, 2012 - Ontario Health Study 

The Ontario Health Study is an opportunity to learn how our lifestyle, our environment and our family history interact to affect our health over time.


February 28, 2012 - Help prevent the spread of Norovirus in our community

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) is reporting an increased incidence at local hospitals of people with stomach flu symptoms...


February 1, 2012 - Montfort 10th anniversary since the end of the legal proceedings for its survival

More than 100 employees and members of the Franco-Ontarian community have celebrated today the tenth anniversary of the end of the legal proceedings surrounding the survival of Hopital Montfort...


January 27, 2012 - An IRHM researcher is collaborating on a significant clinical study on brown fat in humans

The Institut de recherche de l’Hôpital Montfort (IRHM) wishes to acknowledge the contribution of University of Ottawa professor Dr. François Haman, director of the Research Unit on Nutrition and Metabolism, for his important collaboration on a clinical study of brown fat in humans.


January 24, 2012 - New pilot project for colorectal cancer screening carried by registered nurses at Montfort

Hôpital Montfort is participating in a pilot project for colorectal cancer screening by flexible sigmoidoscopy, to be carried out by registered nurses. This is in partnership with Cancer Care Ontario and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.


January 20, 2012 - The Ottawa Withdrawal Management Centre moves into larger, state-of-the-art facilities

The Ottawa Withdrawal Management Centre (OWMC) today inaugurated its new facilities at 1777 Montreal Rd, between Blair and Ogilvie.


January 3, 2012 - Transparency and accountability: important values to Hôpital Montfort

Since January 1st, 2012, Ontario hospitals are subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).