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three person standing Guy  Chartrand, Amy Porteous and  MPP Marie-France Lalonde
Mar 9, 2018 | Leadership, News

Amy Porteous, vice-president of Public Affairs, Planning and Family Medicine, was honoured for her exceptional volunteer contributions to making Orléans a stronger community.

alan Wainwright, bald man wearing glasses sitting at a table

Alan is a member of the Saint-Vincent Hospital Patient and Family Advisory Committee. He also serves as a community member on the Bruyère Continuing Care board of directors.

Logo for Institut de recherche Bruyere Research institute
Mar 5, 2018 | Research, News

Through the HSRF Program Awards, Ontario is investing $27.94 million over three years to improve the health of Ontarians.

Guy Chartrand and three Bruyère employees

It is an honour for me to be connecting with you for the first time as Bruyère’s new President and CEO.

four men standing. one men holding a picture frame is in a wheelchair
Mar 2, 2018 | Leadership, News

Kirby Kranabetter was selected to receive this year’s Catholic Health Sponsors of Ontario’s (CHSO) Living the Mission award.

Peggy Taillon, Dr David Ponka and Claude Chapdelaine posing with a portable xray device and a tablet in their hands

Mrs. Chapdelaine donated money for the purchase of a point of care ultrasound machine that will be used to provide musculoskeletal care to patients at the clinic.

Dr. M.R. Rajagopal, Padma Shri posing in front of a lake
Feb 28, 2018 | Events

Join acclaimed Indian physician, Dr. M.R. Rajagopal, Padma Shri, professor, for a feature film presentation.

Guy Chartrand CEO on a white background
Feb 27, 2018 | Leadership

Summary of an interview with Guy Chartrand, president and CEO, Bruyère Continuing Care — part of the Focus on Bruyère segment on 580 CFRA’s News and Views with Rob Snow.

Heinz Ende, a senior on a exercise machine
Feb 27, 2018 | Patient Stories, News

“I'm 86 years old and still living on my own thanks to Bruyère. In my experience, there is no better rehabilitation program in all of Ottawa," - Heinz Ende

Patient Going Home
Feb 20, 2018 | Research

A new study from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) shows end-of-life care like doctor house calls or in-home palliative care could reduce the chance of dying in hospital by about 50 per cent.