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Thu, 2019-02-21 10:27
By John Pereira

The physician ranks at Kingston Health Sciences Centre have grown recently following the completion of a successful recruitment campaign aimed at bringing new and highly trained doctors to the Limestone City.

In fact, more than two dozen doctors, all trained in various areas of medical specialty have agreed to call...Read more

Driving along King Street, along the back of our Kingston General Hospital site, it may not be immediately obvious to spot the major changes happening inside KHSC’s Diagnostic Imaging department. However, behind the grey exterior walls, a major construction project is well underway.

Since July 2018, crews have been working...Read more

The year is 1973. Construction has begun on the CN Tower and the technology behind Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has just been developed. It’s also the year Dr. Paul Manley and Suzanne Torgerson began their health-care careers in Kingston.

On January 22, at a Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) celebration...Read more

Kingston Health Science's Centre's (KHSC) mission to compassionately care for others has translated into a warmer winter for hundreds in our community this year. 

By the time the annual Hotel Dieu Hospital/St. Mary’s Cathedral Winter Coat Drive wrapped up on January 18, the distribution centre had handed out 2622 items. Those items...Read more

Each year, KHSC's editorial team works to find and tell stories about the people, as well as the amazing care that takes place at our KGH, Hotel Dieu and satellite sites.

As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words, and a feature of our storytelling are...Read more

Over the next few weeks various patient and retail services at both the HDH and KGH sites of Kingston Health Sciences Centre will be running on reduced and/or slightly changed hours.  Please make note of the following changes:

Urgent and Emergency care:

  • HDH site: The Urgent Care Centre is open
  • ...Read more

As we head into the busy holiday season Kingston Health Sciences Centre urges people to know their options for accessing health care before they head to the Emergency Department, which can be very crowded at this time of year caring for patients with influenza and seasonal injuries.

To ensure that...Read more

What makes a beautiful holiday gift?  Look no farther than the Abramsky lobby at our KGH site.

Standing 12 feet high is a glowing Christmas tree donated to the KGH Auxiliary by Laura and Don McCullough, who both work in KHSC's Environmental Services department. The tree is a tribute to their...Read more

When an incident takes place at one of KHSC’s two hospital sites, often some of the first to arrive on scene are members of our Protection Services team. That team has recently been recognized for their work as six staff members have received a humanitarian award from G4S Canada.

Security guards...Read more

Dr. Chris Evans is no stranger to traumatic injuries. In fact, as the head of Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) trauma service, he sees the impact they can have on patients and families every day. But a new study is shining the light on the long-lasting effects of trauma that...Read more

For most people, “Giving Tuesday” usually means donating money to a cause or community need that is close to your heart. This year, the Kidney Transplant Program at Kingston Health Sciences Centre is asking you to consider a different kind of donation by registering to become an Organ and Tissue...Read more

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