As the volume of people presenting with a mental health crisis steadily ramps up in the Emergency Department (ED) at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), a new pilot project aimed at managing capacity and improving flow for these patients is quickly yielding positive results.
“Over the past six years we’ve seen...Read more
The year is 1973. Construction has begun on the CN Tower and the technology behind Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has just been developed. It’s also the year Dr. Paul Manley and Suzanne Torgerson began their health-care careers in Kingston.
On January 22, at a Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) celebration...Read more
Kingston Health Science's Centre's (KHSC) mission to compassionately care for others has translated into a warmer winter for hundreds in our community this year.
By the time the annual Hotel Dieu Hospital/St. Mary’s Cathedral Winter Coat Drive wrapped up on January 18, the distribution centre had handed out 2622 items. Those items...Read more
The Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary wrapped up another successful Teddy Bear Campaign this past holiday season, raising tens of thousands of dollars to help purchase patient care equipment for the pediatric program at Kingston Health Sciences Centre.
“Thanks to the generosity of donors across KHSC and our community, we...Read more
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
While the spirit of care and compassion takes the spotlight every holiday season, we’re grateful and proud that the spirit lives year round at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). This past year was no different.
This spirit infused Transforming care, together, our first strategic plan for KHSC. Launched in October,...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
When an incident takes place at one of KHSC’s two hospital sites, often some of the first to arrive on scene are members of our Protection Services team. That team has recently been recognized for their work as six staff members have received a humanitarian award from G4S Canada.
Security guards...Read more