A group of local families is helping a Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and Queen’s University research team study the effectiveness of a novel “exergaming” program – a technology that combines fitness and video gaming – to help improve physical activity and health in children with autism spectrum disorder...Read more

For the third straight year a team of caped crusaders proved that even superheroes have to do their chores. On August 2, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Spiderman, Thor and Captain America literally swung by to clean windows and bring smiles to pediatric patients at Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s KGH site....Read more

Mothers, babies and families now have better access to water immersion and water-birth options when giving birth at Kingston Health Sciences Centre.

Last year’s generous donation of $110,000 by the Lions Club of Kingston, through the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation, was used to install two permanent tubs that will...Read more

As an organization KHSC prides ourselves in having a culture of ongoing learning, and this year marks a milestone for our People Services department.  

Many staff members at our two hospital sites express a desire to learn and teach each other through professional development. Since 1999, PSOE has funded $500,000 in education...Read more

The young patients in Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) inpatient Pediatric Unit received an early holiday surprise as they were visited by players from the Kingston Frontenacs on December 13.

Aside from smiling for pictures and signing autographs, the Fronts also came bearing gifts - handing...Read more

High-risk newborn infants in intensive care at Kingston Health Sciences Centre will be the first in Canada to be monitored and evaluated for their feeding skills in a novel research initiative led by Dr. Kimberly Dow.

Her 30-month project will study the use of a nipple-monitoring device in the neonatal...Read more

For some, Halloween is a time for parties, trick-or-treating and other spooky activities that typically come along with October 31.

For others, like the patients and families in KHSC’s Pediatrics Unit and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) it’s a time to forget they’re in the hospital, even for a few...Read more

Researchers at Kingston Health Sciences Centre and Queen’s University have published the first set of findings stemming from the Kingston Allergy Birth Cohort – a study that tracks the origins of allergies in nearly 400 mother-child pairs from pre-birth into early childhood.

The study confirmed a number of previously known factors that play...Read more

A new study by KGH Research Institute clinician-scientist Susan Brogly has revealed that 25 per cent of women suffering from a prenatal opioid dependence were not being treated for their addiction. Using data from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), the study also shows rising numbers of...Read more

Four global health researchers at Queen’s University and Kingston General Hospital Research Institute are aiming to change the lives of some of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable populations, particularly mothers and children.

Co-leaders Heather Aldersey (School of Rehabilitation Therapy), Susan Bartels (Emergency Medicine), Colleen Davison (Public Health Sciences) and...Read more