Former NHL player Mario Lemieux once said, “Every day is a great day for hockey.”
November 27, 2021, was no exception for 31-year-old Brandon Blaskie, a goalie, who had travelled from Perth to Kingston to play a game of hockey. Partway through, he suffered a stroke.
“I started to feel...Read more
When Doug Duffy woke up on April 24, he was expecting to have a typical Saturday. He had taken the dog out and had just finished taking photos of recently acquired telephone memorabilia. Then – throwing the rest of his weekend plans out the window – he had a stroke,...Read more
Every year, Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) Medical Staff Association (MSA) recognizes the leaders and dedicated clinical-care providers whose achievements stand out and are noteworthy. In addition to the yearly award granted to an Outstanding Clinician, this year, an award for Clinician Innovator was added.
Throughout the summer we will...Read more
“I felt as if I was in your office talking to you face to face,” said a 90-year-old participant, one of 75 people who took part in a 6-month pilot project to determine if electronic visits or eVisits could be used to conveniently connect patients and families to their Kingston...Read more
Starting next month, KHSC's Epilepsy Centre is set to grow the number of patients it can support, thanks to recent funding from the Provincial Government and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
The funding was announced in October as part of KHSC's designation as a District Epilepsy Centre. It will result in two additional...Read more
A new stroke treatment is now available 24/7 at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and it’s already proving to be a game changer for some patients. KHSC has become one of a small number of hospitals in Ontario that is now able to offer this procedure, opening the door to...Read more
A new provincial report is showing that patients and families from across Southeastern Ontario are benefiting from improved access to stroke care. In fact, according to the new data released by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and the Ontario Stroke Network (OSN), our region showed...Read more
Surgical teams at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) now have the latest technology at their fingertips when performing delicate brain and spine surgeries. Two new neuronavigation systems are now in place in the Operating Rooms at Kingston General Hospital thanks to a recent $350,000 donation from the KGH...Read more