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Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has joined a growing list of hospitals across Canada, recently receiving a Level 1 Hospital Designation from Choosing Wisely Canada.

The Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) program is focused upon ensuring appropriateness of tests and treatments for patients and improving the use of health care resources,...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

Kim Tran believes in the power of hope. Whether it was hope for a better life after leaving a refugee camp destined for a new home in Canada, or hope for a better day tomorrow after a tough one at work, it’s what keeps her motivated.

“I think hope can...Read more

Patients at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) who require platelet therapy are now benefiting from technology that’s adding an extra layer of safety to Canada’s blood supply.

Earlier this month, Canadian Blood Services launched its first pathogen-reduced platelet product. Pathogen-reduced platelets are now on the shelves of hospitals served by...Read more

As COVID-19 hospitalizations and community based infections begin to stabilize in Kingston and the surrounding area, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is once again pitching in to support hospitals in the Toronto area that are struggling with soaring volumes of COVID-19 patients.

Last week KHSC received transfer orders from the...Read more

President and CEO Dr. David Pichora and Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick, Chief of Staff and Executive Vice-President Medical and Academic Affairs, have been reappointed to Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) executive team for a second five-year term.

“I’m pleased with the reappointments of Dr. Pichora and Dr. Fitzpatrick, and look forward...Read more

For the tenth consecutive year, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has been named one of the Top 40 research hospitals in Canada by Re$earch Infosource. KHSC strives to be a leader in research projects that are aligned with regional population health needs. As the research arm of KHSC, Kingston General...Read more

Life in Ontario’s far north brings with it unique challenges. Depending on which community you call home, something as simple as running to the grocery store to pick up an ingredient when you’ve run out may not be easy. So, what happens then when you have a more urgent need;...Read more

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and Community Midwives of Kingston are starting 2022 with a collaboration that translates into a brand new service for newborns and their parents in our community.

Launched earlier this month, the Well Newborn and Parent Clinic is geared to providing time-sensitive follow-up services for newborns...Read more

Each year, our editorial team works to find and tell stories about the people, as well as the amazing care that takes place at KHSC. Unsurprisingly, like every aspect of our lives, our year at KHSC was dominated by COVID-19 and our efforts to not only slow the spread of the...Read more

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