A recent funding announcement from the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Dr. Eric Hoskins will address the capacity challenges in Ontario hospitals by opening up 2,000 additional beds across the province this winter.
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) will receive $2.5 million in funds to open up...Read more
If you were to run into Josh and Andrew on an ordinary day, you would find them playing basketball, playing with Andrew’s dogs or having races together to determine the fastest runner (Andrew, more often than not).
For the past while, though, life for Andrew has not been ordinary and...Read more
On the evening of Tuesday, October 17 more than 170 people gathered at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts for BRA (Breast Reconstruction Awareness) Day, a special event geared to educating and informing women about their options around breast cancer treatment.
“We wanted to close the loop on...Read more
Have an extra coat in your closet? With colder days just around the corner, your donation of a gently used winter coat could help to keep someone much warmer this coming chilly season.
Partnered up again this year, our Hotel Dieu Hospital site and St. Mary’s Cathedral will be collecting...Read more
The hospital body that champions patient and family-centred care is gearing up to honour a physician who exemplifies that approach to patient care every single day.
For the next three weeks the Kingston Health Sciences Centre Patient & Family Advisory Council will be seeking nominations for its Exceptional Healer: Patient...Read more
As part of $32 million upgrade to Queen’s University’s Botterell Hall, George Street (near its intersection with Stuart Street) will be closed starting on Monday, October 16. It’s expected to reopen at the end of the week. (Note - George Street reopened to traffic on October 19)
Patients and families...Read more
A new stroke treatment is now available 24/7 at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and it’s already proving to be a game changer for some patients. KHSC has become one of a small number of hospitals in Ontario that is now able to offer this procedure, opening the door to...Read more
Has your life, or the life of a loved-one been impacted by a genetic condition? If so, you are invited to attend Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s Genetics Patient and Family Day on Saturday, October 14.
It’s a social and educational event for people and their families affected with a genetic...Read more
October marks Cervical Cancer Awareness week and to help bring attention to the importance of cervical cancer screening, the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario along with partners will be offering free pap smear clinics for women between the ages of 21 - 70, without the requirement of a health card...Read more
For women who face a breast cancer diagnosis, connecting with others who have gone through a similar experience and learning about treatment options are important steps to managing their diagnosis.
To help women with this process, the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario, along with the Canadian Cancer Society, has created...Read more