OTTAWA — The Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus is receiving up to an additional $9 million from the Ontario government to support ongoing planning for the hospital’s redevelopment.
Patients can expect to benefit from a new state-of-the art, teaching facility that will include expanded services for emergency care, in-patient care and specialized regional programs such as trauma, neurosciences and vascular surgery, indicates a Ministry of Health release issued July 4.
The province previously committed up to $3 million for the Civic Campus redevelopment project and this additional investment brings the total contribution to $12 million for the project.
The government is investing $27 billion over the next 10 years to build new and expanded hospital infrastructure across the province.
“When completed, the new state-of-the-art facility will reflect the high-quality, specialized care that is delivered at this hospital and will create more capacity and reduce wait times,” said Christine Elliott, deputy premier and minister of health, in a statement.
“We are thankful for the continued excitement and interest around this project from our staff at the hospital, our government partners and our community,” said Katherine Cotton, chair of the board of governors of the Ottawa Hospital, in a statement. “As we move forward, we will continue to engage and to seek solutions that will allow us to build both a 21st-century hospital and a healthier community.”