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Tue, 2018-12-18 11:45

As we head into the busy holiday season Kingston Health Sciences Centre urges people to know their options for accessing health care before they head to the Emergency Department, which can be very crowded at this time of year caring for patients with influenza and seasonal injuries.

To ensure that...Read more

Dr. Chris Evans is no stranger to traumatic injuries. In fact, as the head of Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) trauma service, he sees the impact they can have on patients and families every day. But a new study is shining the light on the long-lasting effects of trauma that...Read more

For most people, “Giving Tuesday” usually means donating money to a cause or community need that is close to your heart. This year, the Kidney Transplant Program at Kingston Health Sciences Centre is asking you to consider a different kind of donation by registering to become an Organ and Tissue...Read more

Dear colleagues, patients, families and friends,
 
As you are now aware, on Monday, November 19, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) declared a Code Silver following a shooting in the Emergency Department at our Kingston General Hospital (KGH) site. Unfortunately, one individual was seriously injured as a result...Read more

If your doctor or nurse at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has provided you with excellent patient- and family-centred care, now is your chance to nominate them for an Exceptional Healer Award.

KHSC is encouraging patients to nominate doctors and nurses who are innovative in their approaches to patient care,...Read more

With plenty of goodwill to go around, and smiles to spare, Kingstonians rallied around this year’s Tim Hortons Smile Cookie campaign to raise some serious (cookie) dough for the region’s tiniest patients: a record $108,391.

“Could Smile Cookie break the six-figure mark, locally, was the question on everyone’s mind,” says...Read more

In early 2016 Kingston General Hospital and Hotel Dieu Hospital announced plans to create a new academic health sciences centre that would bring together the operations of the two hospitals. As a result of that announcement Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) became the official integrated organization, bringing together the KGH...Read more

An innovative pilot program between Bayshore HealthCare and Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has received funding to operate for a second year after demonstrating improved outcomes for patients who are transitioning out of the hospital and back into their own homes.

The Alternative Level of Care (ALC) Transitional...Read more

Dr. Jocelyn Garland, a physician at Kingston Health Sciences Centre and associate professor at Queen’s University was recently recognized for providing outstanding care to her patients and the community with a prestigious Specialist of the Year award from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

This recognition came to...Read more

It was a typically busy weekend in the Emergency Department (ED) at Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s KGH site as a result of Homecoming celebrations in Kingston, however a new pilot project made sure that patients continued to quickly access the care they needed.

In terms of total patient visits, Homecoming...Read more

For the past several years, Kingston has been classified as an endemic region for Lyme disease. It is now also home to a new multidisciplinary research network that will bring together scientists, physicians, and patients to further investigate the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the tick-borne illness.

The ...Read more

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