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

During the holiday season, there’s often something special in the air. It’s the time of year when people take stock of their lives and give back to others in need.

What is making this holiday season extra special is the support KHSC is receiving from youngsters in our community who...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

Each year more than 15 million babies are born premature and one million of those children die as a result of complications due to their pre-term birth. On Friday, Kingston Health Sciences Centre will be taking part in World Prematurity Day to bring attention to the importance of...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

Located on the tenth floor of our Kidd-Davies wing, the view from Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s Pediatrics Unit is normally hard to beat. But, it got even better on July 25, as our young patients were greeted by a team of superheroes who jumped off the pages of the comic books...Read more

Over the past few years KGH has been busy making the case for another big redevelopment project, and thanks to a recent approval from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, our planning work is about to kick into high gear. 

Earlier this year, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care...Read more

The Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary, and its financial partners Royal Canadian Legion Branch 560 and Branch 560 Ladies Auxiliary, today launched its 2016 ‘Show Children You Care’ Teddy Bear Campaign to support the purchase of patient-care equipment for the pediatric program at Kingston General...Read more

The cookies have been sold, the donations have been counted and once again Tim Hortons has wrapped up another successful Smile Cookie campaign. This year the campaign raised over $71,000 to support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at KGH.

The cookies were sold the week of September...Read more