Newsweek Best Hospital 2021Located in fast-growing west Ottawa, Queensway Carleton Hospital has built its reputation as a leading acute care hospital by seeing the person in each of the nearly 500,000 people who turn to it for care each year. QCH’s agility and collaborative culture enable it to respond quickly to the most pressing healthcare challenges facing its vibrant and growing communities through advanced programs that reinvent models of patient care. QCH has been named the #1 hospital in Ottawa by Newsweek magazine in 2021 and as a top employer in Canada by Forbes magazine.


Queensway Carleton Hospital, West Ottawa’s only full-service hospital, offers a diversity of medical and surgical programs and services. With a team of over 2,700 health professionals, the 355-bed Queensway Carleton Hospital is the secondary referral centre for the Ottawa Valley.


QCH acknowledges we are on the traditional and unceded lands of the Anishinabe Algonquin Nation. 


Our Cornerstone Programs

  • Childbirth
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency
  • Geriatrics
  • Medicine
  • Mental Health
  • Rehabilitation
  • Surgery


Our Vision

Trusted as one of Canada's most caring and innovative health partners, fostering vibrant, healthy communities

Our Mission

To provide high-quality, compassionate and coordinated care for the people and communities we serve.


Our Values

  • Collaboration
  • Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Respect