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Ontario Investing to Reduce Surgical Wait Times in Eastern Ontario


Made-in-Ontario innovation will help reduce surgical backlog, meaning shorter wait times for patients.

Cornwall Hospital is Prepared for Virus Season


With influenza, RSV and COVID-19 cases on the rise locally and across the country, CCH wishes to reassure our community that we are prepared for the surge of patients suffering from respiratory illness.

Digital Technology Enhances Patient Care at Cornwall Hospital


November 14-20, 2022 is Digital Health Week, an annual celebration of digital health and technologies used to enhance access to care and improve the ability for patients to manage their health.

Baby Boom at Cornwall Hospital


This past summer saw the Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) deliver its highest number of babies in five years.

Critical Care is a Team Effort at Cornwall Hospital


This month we celebrate both Canadian Intensive Care Week and Respiratory Therapy Week.

Cornwall Hospital Introduces New Dining Experience for Patients


CCH has introduced an entirely new patient-centred dining experience.

Behind the Scenes: Underneath Our Hospital Lies a Foundation of Hope


September's Behind the Scenes column in the Standard-Freeholder, written by President & CEO Jeanette Despatie.

Nursing is a Community Partnership in Cornwall


Every year, approximately 350 health sciences students from St. Lawrence College's Cornwall campus complete their clinical placements at the Cornwall Community Hospital.

Cornwall Hospital Dialysis Clinic Celebrates 20 Years of Service to the Community


The Dialysis Clinic at CCH, a satellite location of The Ottawa Hospital’s Dialysis Department, first opened its doors to patients in September 2002.

New Physicians Join the Cornwall Hospital Surgical Team


CCH is excited to announce the recruitment of three new physicians who have joined the hospital’s surgical team this month.

Behind the Scenes: Labour and Delivery at Cornwall Hospital


Pregnancy is an exciting and anxiety provoking time for you and your family; but, be comforted to know that at CCH, you and your baby are in expert hands.

Short-Term Crisis Safe Bed Program Launches in Cornwall


In partnership with community partners, CCH opened a first-of-its-kind program in Cornwall thanks to support provided by the Ministry of Health.

MyChart™ Patient App at Cornwall Hospital Surpasses 20,000 Users


Online service allows CCH patients to view and share their hospital medical records.

CCH Enhancing Access to Cataract Surgery and Ophthalmology Care


Cataract surgery is one of the most common surgical procedures offered at CCH.

CCH Managing Emergency Department Pressures


Cornwall Community Hospital is warning of longer than usual Emergency Department wait times amid a province-wide surge in patient volumes, staffing shortages and lack of available beds.

New Name for Ontario Health Team Located in Eastern Ontario


Following several weeks of engagement with stakeholders and partners, the Upper Canada, Cornwall and Area Ontario Health Team has a new name: Great River Ontario Health Team (OHT).

CCH Safely Suspends COVID-19 Restrictions


CCH has safely suspended several COVID-19 restrictions as the number of reported cases continues to decline and hospital admissions remain low in Eastern Ontario.

CCH marks five years using Cerner electronic health record


It was December 2016 when the Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) went live with the Cerner Millennium® electronic health record (EHR), allowing CCH to become an innovative leader in healthcare delivery in Eastern Ontario.

Five Years of Community Addiction and Mental Health Services at CCH


On May 26, 2017, project stakeholders and dignitaries cut the ribbon to officially open a brand-new Community Addiction and Mental Health Services centre at CCH.

Chair Payette Re-Elected, New Board Members and Chief of Staff Following Cornwall Hospital’s Annual Meeting


CCH also releases 2021-2022 Annual Report, showcasing its commitment to advancing Exceptional Care last year despite challenges presented by the pandemic.

Masking Requirements Will Remain in Place at CCH


At this time, CCH will not be changing its masking policies and procedures, which apply to visitors, patients (as tolerated), and all staff and physicians.

CCH Celebrates National Nursing Week


National Nursing Week is May 9-15, 2022.

Cornwall Community Hospital Looks to the Future of Exceptional Care


New 2022-2027 Strategic Plan Will Help CCH Lead Innovative Healthcare Transformation in Cornwall and Eastern Ontario.

The hidden professionals who support direct patient care


National Medical Laboratory Week takes place from April 10 to 16. This week shines a spotlight on laboratory professionals and their passion to provide the highest quality service to healthcare.

CCH Recognizes BeADonor Month with New Memorial Display


CCH is commemorating BeADonor Month with a new memorial display dedicated to organ and tissue donors and their families.

COVID-19 on the rise again in Eastern Ontario: What you can do


This is a joint message from Champlain region’s hospital Chiefs of Staff and Medical Officers of Health

Hospital volunteers lend a helping and caring hand


Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) has recently welcomed back some of its volunteers to reopen the hospital’s gift shop and information desks.

Cornwall Community Hospital Expands its Digital Portfolio by Adding SeamlessMD for Pre and Post-Surgical Monitoring


Patients can now virtually access pre- and post-op surgical care from the convenience of their home.

Mobile Clinic to Hit the Road in Cornwall


Recovery Care is working with CCH's Community Addiction and Mental Health Services to improve access to addictions care for vulnerable or underserved areas in Cornwall by launching a new mobile clinic.

CCH Celebrates Anniversary of Chemotherapy Clinic


It was February 2016 when dignitaries and project stakeholders cut the ribbon to open the new Chemotherapy Clinic located on the fifth floor of Cornwall Community Hospital.

Teamwork is the real pandemic story at CCH


At the peak of this latest wave of COVID-19, many of our staff or their families became sick, and with required isolation periods, we were challenged to consider how we need to continue to meet the needs of our patients.

Omicron Variant Affecting High-Risk and Unvaccinated Individuals at CCH


Although reports have indicated that the Omicron variant appears to be milder than previous strains of COVID-19, the experience on the frontlines at CCH tells a different story with certain population groups.

Cornwall Community Hospital Managing Omicron Variant


CCH continues to manage the latest wave of the pandemic caused by the highly contagious Omicron variant of COVID-19.

CCH Introducing New Digital Engagement Tool for Surgical Patients


CCH will be introducing a digital platform called SeamlessMD to help patients prepare for their surgical procedure and recover faster afterwards.