Ottawa is in the province of Ontario and residents of this province have access through the provincial healthcare system. OHIP ( The Ontario Health Insurance Plan ) - Here's a list of some hospitals and clinics in Ottawa.
The only hospital in the West end of Ottawa, the Queensway Carleton opened its doors October 5th, 1976. Ever since it has worked hard to become the secondary referral centre for the Ottawa Valley. Over the past 7 years, the Queensway Carleton Hospital has expanded to offer better care to over 400,000 patients it serves every year.
The number one choice for many francophones in Ottawa, the Montfort Hospital is located in Vanier. The hospital has been running since 1953 and is well known for being the only francophone teaching hospital in Ontario. Thanks to their recent renovations, their new state of the art equipment has enhanced their ability to help the patients they see yearly.
With many different branches, The Ottawa Hospital sees the largest amount of patients in Ottawa yearly. The Ottawa Hospital has 3 locations; The Riverside Campus, the Civic Campus and the General Campus and is the main teaching Hospital for the University of Ottawa. With their Green team initiative, the Ottawa Hospital has saved enough energy to power almost 6,000 Canadian homes a year!!
CHEO is the only children’s hospital in the Ottawa area; open since 1974 they serve newborns to children until their 18th birthday. They are one of the only Canadian pediatric hospitals that have its own facility and their cutting-edge technology and care help them treat over 72,100 patients a year.
The Orleans Urgent Care Clinic is a walk-in clinic that provides many of the same services a normal Emergency room would. With a lab, ultrasounds, x-rays, pharmacy and a bloodwork clinic in house, it's a great alternative for residents of Orleans and surrounding areas.
Located in the South end of Ottawa, this medical centre has an assortment of doctors that assist with many different services such-as: walk-in clinic, women’s health services, lab, pharmacy, psychology and the Ottawa Foot and Ankle Clinic.
With 11 locations in the Ottawa area, Appletree is a great alternative to going to the emergency room. With their updated online services you can see up to date walk-in times and book appointments online to cut down on time spent in the waiting room. They offer a wide range of services and have many doctors available to treat their large clientele.