On May 16, Dr. Ashley Waddington, a gynecologist at Kingston Health Sciences Centre who specializes in contraception and transgender health care, joined the eight other committee members and the chair of Health Canada’s new Scientific Advisory Committee on Health Products for Women for their first meeting in Ottawa.
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For women who face a breast cancer diagnosis, connecting with others who have gone through a similar experience and learning about treatment options is an important step to managing their diagnoses.
To help women with this process, the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario along with the Canadian Cancer Society have created...Read more
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Rose of Hope Tournament and, once again, the women of the Cataraqui Golf and Country Club have chosen to raise funds in support of the programs which support cancer care at the Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). Over the past 20 years, the...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.
This year's annual Rose of Hope Golf Tournament was a record setter. In its nineteenth year, organizers announced that the event raised $135,000 to support cancer care and equipment in Kingston's hospitals.
Recently, funds raised from the Rose of Hope tournament have been used to support local women who require breast reconstruction...Read more
A new space here at KGH is now open for parents who need to feed their babies while in the hospital. KGH’s new Baby Friendly room is part of our effort to become accredited by the World Health Organization as a Baby Friendly hospital. We would be the...Read more
A breast cancer diagnosis can be a life-changing experience and now Kingston General Hospital (KGH) and Hotel Dieu Hospital (HDH) are providing a new level of support to patients through a more comprehensive breast reconstruction program that connects patients with a breast reconstruction surgeon sooner than ever before....Read more
It’s estimated that there are roughly 35 thousand people in Canada living with some type of inherited bleeding disorder, however it’s believed that most of them aren’t even aware of it. A new online tool, launched this week by a KGH physician is attempting to help close that gap.