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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.

This...Read more

There will be street closures and changes around the Kingston General Hospital site from 7 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 31 through Thursday, Sept. 17 due to construction outside of Botterell Hall.

During this time period, George Street will be closed from Stuart to O'Kill streets.

Also during this time, O'Kill...Read more

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has launched a tool that will give patients coming for outpatient services the option to complete their COVID screening online immediately prior to arriving for their scheduled appointment.

The mobile screening tool, available in English and French, only takes a few minutes to...Read more

“If it weren’t for the increased need to keep emergency department visits for emergencies during the COVID pandemic, I don’t think I would have experienced the excellent virtual care I received in the comfort of my home after my hospital stay,” says Herbert Rae, a Kingston Ontario resident who, after...Read more

Ever busy working to support the safest patient care, the Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) team at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has created a unique screening tool to support the COVID-19 risk assessment of patients coming into the hospital for elective surgery.

The COVID-19 Ontario Prevalence Tool allows users...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

A new platform will now help make tracking referrals into the Diagnostic Imaging (DI) department at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) a lot easier for both patients and primary care providers.

Known as the Ocean eReferral Network, this technology allows primary care providers to securely send electronic referrals in real-time...Read more

Our mission of caring for others and each other at Kingston Health Sciences Centre has never been stronger in these difficult days of COVID-19.  Living that mission beyond our walls has sparked a generous pledge by our Emergency Medicine program to a vital community program, one of many that welcome...Read more

As COVID-19 continues to separate patients and loved ones due to hospital visiting restrictions, Elizabeth Leonard found a way to be with her dying mother, a crucial and profound time that the virus did not steal from her thanks to the power of virtual visiting.

Virtual visits have been ramping...Read more

Patients coming to Kingston Health Sciences Centre for outpatient care now have access to brightly-colourful fabric masks thanks to the generosity of community members who stitched up 4150 face masks over the last two months. While not considered official personal protective equipment for health care staff, the home-sewn fabric masks...Read more

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