To help continue to support a safe and healthy environment for patients, families, visitors and staff, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is participating in National Non-Smoking Week. This annual event kicks off Monday, January 22 and is aimed at helping people who are interested to reduce or quit smoking.
Over the years the Team Awards have become part of the culture at KHSC, celebrating teams of people dedicated to transforming the patient and family experience in the areas of Care, Knowledge and Leadership. This year, nine groups from across KHSC were nominated. They are:
The Admission Transmission Unit...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. You might want to make note of the following changes:
- HDH site:The Pediatric Urgent Care [walk-in] Clinic ...Read more
The Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary, along with its financial partners Royal Canadian Legion Branch 560 and the Ladies Auxiliary to RCL Branch 560, has launched its 2017 Show Children You Care Teddy Bear Campaign to support the purchase of patient care equipment for the pediatric program at the Kingston General...Read more
Elizabeth Eisenhauer, a pioneering clinician-scientist and an influential voice for cancer research in Canada, is being honoured with the Exceptional Leadership in Cancer Research award from the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance (CCRA).
Dr. Eisenhauer is being recognized for her work as a clinician-scientist and her national leadership roles—President of the...Read more
A recent funding announcement from the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Dr. Eric Hoskins will address the capacity challenges in Ontario hospitals by opening up 2,000 additional beds across the province this winter.
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) will receive $2.5 million in funds to open up...Read more
If you were to run into Josh and Andrew on an ordinary day, you would find them playing basketball, playing with Andrew’s dogs or having races together to determine the fastest runner (Andrew, more often than not).
For the past while, though, life for Andrew has not been ordinary and...Read more
Have an extra coat in your closet? With colder days just around the corner, your donation of a gently used winter coat could help to keep someone much warmer this coming chilly season.
Partnered up again this year, our Hotel Dieu Hospital site and St. Mary’s Cathedral will be collecting...Read more
The hospital body that champions patient and family-centred care is gearing up to honour a physician who exemplifies that approach to patient care every single day.
For the next three weeks the Kingston Health Sciences Centre Patient & Family Advisory Council will be seeking nominations for its Exceptional Healer: Patient...Read more
As part of $32 million upgrade to Queen’s University’s Botterell Hall, George Street (near its intersection with Stuart Street) will be closed starting on Monday, October 16. It’s expected to reopen at the end of the week. (Note - George Street reopened to traffic on October 19)
Patients and families...Read more
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