Fri, 2018-03-16 11:10
By John Pereira

With a busy weekend of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the city, Kingston Health Sciences Centre would like to remind the community to celebrate safely and responsibly.

KHSC has put plans in place to support an increase in patient demand, but to ensure that our Emergency teams can continue to...Read more

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

Despite her recent retirement as the Head of the department of Oncology, it’s been a busy few months for Dr. Elizabeth Eisenhauer. In December it was announced that she would be invested into the Order of Canada by the Governor General of Canada Julie...Read more

In Kingston, over 47 per cent of the community has signed up to be an organ and tissue donor through the Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) which is an impressive feat when compared to the provincial average of 32 per cent. This support from our Kingston community is in large part...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

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.

It’s...Read more

While volunteer Don Cooper wasn't sure if he’d be wearing red on Feb. 14, he knows that he’ll be at his usual hospital post on Valentine’s Day, ready—as always—to try and make life a little easier for people whose hearts need some extra special care.

One of 25 volunteers...Read more