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
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
Patients in Southeastern Ontario on a specific type of chemotherapy are now benefiting from a novel approach to treatment and are receiving their care closer to home.
Known as Vidaza, this injectable treatment is used for certain types of bone marrow cancers and blood cell disorders. Typically, patients on Vidaza receive it seven...Read more
A new initiative out of the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario is helping patients stay out of the hospital and receive their chemotherapy treatment at home.
Known as the Chemotherapy at Home program, this initiative allows patients who require continuous chemotherapy to receive it through a pump that they wear as...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
Home to one of the country’s top 40 research hospitals and a world-renowned university, Kingston has long been recognized as an important centre for health research in Canada.
That reputation is reaching new heights with the opening of the W.J. Henderson Centre for Patient-Oriented Research. The new centre positions Kingston...Read more
It’s not unusual for 83-year old Barbara Pusch to venture out on a long bike ride –it’s actually her goal to ride at least 10,000 kilometres each year. Unfortunately, Barbara’s cycling season was cut short two weeks ago when she was hit by a vehicle while crossing County Road 38....Read more
Danica Hamilton and Lynn Newton will always have a special reason to remember Canada’s 150th anniversary - in 2017 the two Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) nurses both landed on a national list of 150 nurse innovators and champions.
Located on the tenth floor of our Kidd-Davies wing, the view from Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s Pediatrics Unit is normally hard to beat. But, it got even better on July 25, as our young patients were greeted by a team of superheroes who jumped off the pages of the comic books...Read more
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