A new study out of Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is helping to shed some light on a serious but often misunderstood health condition. Delirium has been shown to have critical long-term impact on the most seriously ill patients, but still has no known cause.
For former KHSC patient Robert,...Read more
The outbreak of Influenza at KGH has been declared over. However, influenza is still present within our region.
Family members and visitors to patients are asked to delay their visit if you they have had a fever within the last 72 hours or are experiencing a cough or muscle aches....Read more
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has recently seen an impressive jump in rankings for emergency wait-times in Ontario hospitals. KHSC’s overall emergency wait-times have recently improved from 53 to 28 best in the province.
When looking at wait times for admitted patients who are waiting for a bed on an...Read more
Beginning on Monday, March 12 the Burr Wing entrance on King Street will be closed for construction. During this time we ask that all patients, visitors and staff use the George Street entrance.
There will be volunteers and security on-site to help patients and families with directions, as well as...Read more
A new team approach is helping hospital staff better address the needs of patients in Kingston Health Sciences’ KGH Emergency Department who don’t need to be hospitalized but have challenges to be addressed before going home.
“It’s made a massive difference,” says Heather Jenkins, Patient Flow Specialist and physiotherapist at...Read more
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) recently hosted a group of physicians from South America who came to learn about the technology and methods we have in place for our complex cardiac cases. This international training session was the first of its kind for the cardiac program and won’t be the...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.
Over the years the Team Awards have become part of the culture at KHSC, celebrating teams of people dedicated to transforming the patient and family experience in the areas of Care, Knowledge and Leadership. This year, nine groups from across KHSC were nominated. They are:
The Admission Transmission Unit...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. You might want to make note of the following changes:
- HDH site:The Pediatric Urgent Care [walk-in] Clinic ...Read more
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