There are many services offered for employees and staff in need of non-urgent help. Check the list below for more information on them.
activity counselling

Physical activity counselling

The University of Ottawa offers free physical activity counselling (PAC) to all insufficiently active students, faculty, and staff!

Physical Activity Counselling focuses on motivating individuals to be more physically active for their own reasons through the use of evidence-based behaviour change techniques.

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TELUS Health (formerly LifeWorks)

All faculty, staff and eligible family members have access to our Employee and Family Assistance Program. All faculty, staff, members of the association of retirees and their eligible family members have access to a suite of virtual health services such as speedy online access to general practitioners 24/7 and much more!

TELUS Health (formerly LifeWorks), offers services such as:

  • Short-term professional counselling
  • Family support services
  • Legal support services
  • Financial support services
  • Nutritional services
  • Health coaching
  • LIFT suite of fitness offerings
  • Telemedecine

Accommodation for workplace disability

The University is required to offer accommodation measures to, and to make reasonable efforts to eliminate barriers encountered by, an employee who has a medical condition, disability or handicap as defined in Ontario’s Human Rights Code.



The Telemedicine services offer a suite of virtual health services to faculty, staff, members of the associations of retirees and their eligible family members. 

The new services will  provide direct and speedy online access to general practitioners 24/7 without charge to the patient regardless of your province of residence. Wait times will be reduced to mere minutes without having to leave your home or office.

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Ergonomics can help improve the physical health of the administrative and academic personnel. The role of the Ergonomist is to analyze the interactions between workers and their work environment, their equipment and their work methods, in order to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries.


Campus pharmacy

Campus Pharmacy offers a full range of services to meet all your pharmacy needs. Our responsible staff works hard to make sure each patient is taken care of with fast and friendly service, accurate prescriptions, and reliable healthcare advice. Come to Campus Pharmacy and start getting the personalized attention you deserve.


100 Marie Curie Priv.
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 6N5

Contact us

Tel: 613-563-4000
Fax: 613-563-9135