After two long years mired in a pandemic, it’s safe to assume that many people will be hitting the road this summer, taking advantage of the warmer weather and easing COVID-19 safety measures. That’s especially true here in Southeastern Ontario where many will be heading to cottages, or taking their...Read more

April 17 is World Hemophilia Day and the Inherited Bleeding Disorders Team  at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) are promoting the use of an online Bleeding Assessment Tool (BAT) that will help individuals determine if the bleeding they experience is ‘normal’ and will guide the individual towards the help they...Read more

An innovative partnership between Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and Focus Eye Centre is making cataract surgery more accessible for patients and families and is redefining what it means to be a tertiary care hospital.

“The partnership takes advantage of a state-of-the-art operating room (OR), which is the first ever...Read more

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has partnered with the Street Health Centre (SHC) and the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) to bring innovative ultrasound services where it is needed most for vulnerable populations in Kingston.

SHC provides care to vulnerable populations by operating low-threshold, barrier-free access to primary care and...Read more

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has partnered with the Street Health Centre (SHC) and the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) to bring innovative ultrasound services where it is needed most for vulnerable populations in Kingston.

The partnership will deliver the ultrasound imaging at SHC’s Barrack Street site rather than at the...Read more

Over 50 per cent of people in developed countries will experience at least one episode of low back pain during their lifetime.  Back pain is a common reason patients see their family practitioner and is responsible for more than half of opioid prescriptions. 

“Back pain can affect your ability to...Read more

For some families in Kingston, just the thought of getting their teenager booked for a COVID-19 vaccine is a daunting one. For some children, the sights and sounds of a mass-vaccination clinic can be just too overwhelming to navigate. For others, the sight of a needle can prompt a panic-attack....Read more

In Eastern Ontario, the Victoria Day long weekend serves as the unofficial start to the summer season. However, as many start to hit the highways to head to cottages; or take their ATVs, motorcycles, bikes and boats out for a spin, it also is the beginning of what KHSC’s medical...Read more

For Cindy Bolton and Ashley Hendry the COVID-19 pandemic began with a request – to create Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) COVID Assessment Centre (AC) and have it open in less than a week. Four days after the initial ask, their team was operational, swabbing the first members of the...Read more

The numbers are well documented, but can still be staggering.

Over the course of the last year more than a million Canadians have tested positive for COVID-19; nearly 25,000 have died.

In Ontario, Intensive Care Units (ICUs) are bursting at the seams; at times, more than 800 people across the...Read more