News

Thu, 2018-01-11 13:40
By Meaghan Quinn

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

In the world of healthcare, partnerships are essential to thrive and provide the best care possible, which is why Providence Care and Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) have teamed up to create a shared People Services department that spans the two organizations. This strategy has proven to have many benefits...Read more

During the holiday season, there’s often something special in the air. It’s the time of year when people take stock of their lives and give back to others in need.

What is making this holiday season extra special is the support KHSC is receiving from youngsters in our community who...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:

Urgent/emergency care:

  • HDH site:The Pediatric Urgent Care [walk-in] Clinic
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The young patients in Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) inpatient Pediatric Unit received an early holiday surprise as they were visited by players from the Kingston Frontenacs on December 13.

Aside from smiling for pictures and signing autographs, the Fronts also came bearing gifts - handing...Read more

Home owners across Ontario are making small changes such as replacing lightbulbs, turning down thermostats and doing loads of laundry in off-peak hours all in an effort to become more energy efficient. The same goes for hospitals who are now receiving support through the Provincial Government’s new Hospital Energy Efficiency...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

Kingston Police have completed their investigation and the Queen's University parking garage located on Stuart Street has now reopened.

KHSC Staff, physicians, patients and families are now once again able to park in the garage.

We apologize for any inconvenience this closure may have caused and appreciate everyone’s patience.

For more...Read more

Each year more than 15 million babies are born premature and one million of those children die as a result of complications due to their pre-term birth. On Friday, Kingston Health Sciences Centre will be taking part in World Prematurity Day to bring attention to the importance of...Read more

Every few years a new piece of technology is released that can dramatically change the way medical teams provide care to their patients. Now, Canadian surgeons and researchers have partnered with a team in the U.K. to develop a tool that will transform the way cancer is surgically removed in...Read more

The Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary, along with its financial partners Royal Canadian Legion Branch 560 and the Ladies Auxiliary to RCL Branch 560, has launched its 2017 Show Children You Care Teddy Bear Campaign to support the purchase of patient care equipment for the pediatric program at the Kingston General...Read more

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