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Mon, 2018-12-31 11:52
By Matthew Manor / John Periera

Each year, KHSC's editorial team works to find and tell stories about the people, as well as the amazing care that takes place at our KGH, Hotel Dieu and satellite sites.

As the old saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words, and a feature of our storytelling are...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.  Please make note of the following changes:

Urgent and Emergency care:

  • HDH site: The Urgent Care Centre is open
  • ...Read more

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

What makes a beautiful holiday gift?  Look no farther than the Abramsky lobby at our KGH site.

Standing 12 feet high is a glowing Christmas tree donated to the KGH Auxiliary by Laura and Don McCullough, who both work in KHSC's Environmental Services department. The tree is a tribute to their...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

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