It’s a parent’s worst nightmare; their child is in hospital and suffers a heart attack or stops breathing. A new initiative being rolled out in Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is looking to avoid that by detecting early warning signs of decline in young patients sooner than ever before.
Cancer treatment can help improve the quality and longevity of your life, but sometimes the treatment can have negative effects in other areas that aren’t as obvious. One area that is often overlooked is the impact it can have on a patient’s sexual health.
A clinic run out of the...Read more
February 8 was a significant day for Kingston’s hospitals as our University Hospitals Kingston Foundation announced nearly $700,000 in donations from the community over the course of one afternoon.
Innovative cancer research treatments and practices by clinician-scientists and researchers at Kingston Health Sciences Centre, the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario and Queen’s University have been recognized with funding from the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) and the Queen’s Cancer Research Institute (QCRI).
The awards will...Read more
Her strong commitment to putting patients and families at the centre of care has earned Dr. Shawna Johnston the 2018 Exceptional Healer Award from Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC).
Dr. Johnston was one of 21 physicians nominated by patients, families and staff for the annual award, created by...Read more
When First Nations, Inuit and Métis (FNIM) people experience culturally safe healthcare, patient experiences and outcomes are improved. This understanding is driving some exciting work at the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario to improve care for Indigenous patients and families.
“We’re working every day with our partners and patients to...Read more
As an organization KHSC prides ourselves in having a culture of ongoing learning, and this year marks a milestone for our People Services department.
Many staff members at our two hospital sites express a desire to learn and teach each other through professional development. Since 1999, PSOE has funded $500,000 in education...Read more
To help continue to support a safe and healthy environment for patients, families, visitors and staff, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is participating in National Non-Smoking Week. This annual event kicks off Monday, January 22 and is aimed at helping people who are interested to reduce or quit smoking.