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Dr. David Pichora, President and CEO of Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Smith has been appointed Vice President, Health Sciences Research at KHSC.  Dr. Smith has also been appointed by the Board of Directors of the Kingston General Health Research Institute (KGHRI) as President...Read more

Once again, the KGH Auxiliary at the Kingston General Hospital (KGH) site of Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has shot past its fundraising goal for its annual Teddy Bear Campaign, raising more than $32,600—well beyond its $25,000 target—to purchase carbon dioxide monitors for the KHSC Pediatrics program.                                         

Most of the...Read more

With the help of his friends in the Royal Canadian Air Force, Santa Claus paid an early to Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) Kingston General Hospital site (KGH) to deliver some Christmas cheer.

He arrived in style on a Ch-146 Griffon helicopter with help from the 400 Tactical Helicopter Squadron...Read more

Welcome to the first Kingston Health Sciences Centre website, designed to give patients and families what they need to have the best possible experience across our Hotel Dieu Hospital (HDH) and Kingston General Hospital (KGH) sites.

This new website merges the content of the HDH and KGH legacy websites and reflects...Read more

Our bariatric specialists are now sharing their expertise beyond the walls of Kingston Health Sciences Centre courtesy of an education model that links them directly with primary care providers in the community who are managing patients living with obesity or recovering from bariatric surgery.

This fall, the Ontario Bariatric Network...Read more

While the new name, Transitional Support Unit, helps patients and families better understand the type of care that is provided on Connell 3 – care and support for people who will transition from hospital to living environments that best meet their needs – it does not begin to describe the...Read more

Heading up a ladder to wrap a few festive lights around your favourite 20-foot spruce? Or to get started on a dazzling Clark Griswold light display? Consider this first:  installing holiday lights can be hazardous to your health. It can even be deadly.

Dr. Wiley Chung, a thoracic surgeon and trauma team...Read more

Just two and half years old, Athena has already spent 541 days of her young life in hospital but it hardly shows on the bright-eyed, energetic little girl who has benefited from excellent pediatric care at Kingston Health Sciences Centre.

Born three months prematurely, Athena spent her first days in...Read more

Every year, approximately 428,000 fluid infusions are started and utilized across KHSC to deliver life-saving medications or other nutrients to patients in need. Central to the reliable delivery of these fluids is a fleet of over 1,600 Alaris infusion and syringe pumps.

“Syringe pumps are an essential tool that we...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

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