Children’s Healthcare Canada has named Kingston’s own Kate Griffin as the winner of the 2020 Patient and Family Leadership award in recognition of her dedication to improving the patient and family experience for those accessing pediatric health care in Canada.
Griffin has been a member of the Kingston Health Sciences...Read more
The Pediatric Chairs of Canada (PCC) have announced that Dr. Kirk Leifso of Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is a recipient of their inaugural COVID Leadership Award. Dr. Leifso is Kingston’s only pediatric infectious disease expert, and is being recognized for his ongoing commitment to patients, colleagues and residents during the...Read more
We regret to announce that Sister Rosemarie Kugel, Religious Hospitaller of Saint Joseph (RHSJ) of the Hotel Dieu Hospital, died peacefully on Tuesday, November 10. She passed away at Providence Motherhouse here in Kingston.
Many staff, volunteers, physicians, RHSJ Associates and alumnae of the HDH St. Joseph’s School of Nursing will...Read more
It’s a tradition that even a pandemic cannot stop. On November 2, the Kingston General Hospital (KGH) Auxiliary launched its 2020 Teddy Bear Campaign to help purchase patient care equipment for the pediatric program at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC).
“Even with COVID-19 challenges, we’re ready to roll out this annual tradition,”...Read more
As part of the provincial government’s COVID-19 fall preparedness plan, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) will receive over $10 million in government funding to open a new inpatient surgical unit at the Hotel Dieu Hospital (HDH) site.
“Increasing our hospital capacity in this way directly relates, and is essential, to...Read more
As experts in responding with lightning speed in an emergency, Kingston Central Ambulance Communications Centre (CACC) at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) hardly wasted a minute in implementing a smart new app and it advises you to do likewise.
KHSC's ambulance dispatch service, CACC has teamed up with Kingston Fire...Read more
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is hiring registered nurses (RNs) and registered practical nurses (RPNs) to work in its rewarding and team-oriented Medicine program.
KHSC is hosting a virtual career fair for nurses on Tuesday, November 10, to give potential recruits an opportunity to get to know some of the people...Read more
It is estimated that in 2020 about 1,350 women in Canada will be diagnosed with cervical cancer, and about 410 will die from the disease. The most effective way to find cervical cancer early, when treatment is most effective, is with regular pap tests. In recognition of National Cervical Cancer...Read more
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Monday, Sept. 28, 2020
KINGSTON, Ont. – Queen’s University announced that it has entered into a research collaboration and licensing agreement with Taysha Gene Therapies, Inc., for the development and commercialization of gene therapy for GM2 gangliosidoses.
The GM2 gangliosidoses are a group of degenerative/inflammatory diseases...Read more
In September 1845, a notice started appearing in the Kingston Chronicle and Gazette stating that “The Hotel Dieu” on Brock Street was now open “for the reception of persons requiring Medical or Surgical assistance” with a single daily visiting hour from 9 to 10 a.m.