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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

Cancer treatment can help improve the quality and longevity of your life, but sometimes the treatment can have negative effects in other areas that aren’t as obvious. One area that is often overlooked is the impact it can have on a patient’s sexual health.

A clinic run out of the...Read more

February 8 was a significant day for Kingston’s hospitals as our University Hospitals Kingston Foundation announced nearly $700,000 in donations from the community over the course of one afternoon.

Shoppers Drug Mart unveiled the total raised through their annual Growing Women's Health campaign which...Read more

Innovative cancer research treatments and practices by clinician-scientists and researchers at Kingston Health Sciences Centre, the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario and Queen’s University have been recognized with funding from the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) and the Queen’s Cancer Research Institute (QCRI).

The awards will...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

When First Nations, Inuit and Métis (FNIM) people experience culturally safe healthcare, patient experiences and outcomes are improved. This understanding is driving some exciting work at the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario to improve care for Indigenous patients and families.

“We’re working every day with our partners and patients to...Read more

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