Skip to main content

Royal Ottawa Health Group

Latest News

August 25, 2017

Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of OPSEU, will be on the Roy Green radio show on Sunday, August 27 at approximately 4:05 p.m. to discuss a fine imposed on the Royal Ottawa Hospital.

August 18, 2017

Toronto – A $75,000 fine for the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group after a violent attack on a frontline caregiver is a “slap on the wrist” that does nothing to address workplace violence in health care, the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) says.

September 15, 2016

CBC News examines how addiction counsellor layoffs at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre will shortchange patients who are struggling with substance abuse issues.  Read the full article at

September 13, 2016

OTTAWA – The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre has begun serving notice of layoff to the entire staff of addiction counsellors working in the inpatient Substance Use and Concurrent Disorders Program. 

May 18, 2016

Brockville - The Ontario Public Service Employees Union is calling on the Ministry of Labour to immediately implement measures to minimize the risk of violence to workers in health care facilities.