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
For more than a year and a half, Kingston’s COVID Assessment Centre has played a major role in protecting our community from COVID-19. But as the number of cases continue to grow in our region, due to the Omicron variant, the AC team is now busier than ever before. Together...Read more
It takes all kinds of people to keep a hospital running and offering the highest level of patient and family-centred care. From doctors and nurses, to dieticians, physiotherapists, social workers, porters and environmental services staff, everyone has a role to play. However, one time a year, Kingston Health Sciences Centre...Read more
When Dr. Jeannie Callum, hematologist and transfusionist, joined Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) last year, she was pleased to learn that her new colleagues working in anesthesia, cardiac surgery and the blood bank were looking to find a way to better guide therapy for patients with abnormal bleeding following heart...Read more
With the help of his friends in the Royal Canadian Air Force, Santa Claus paid an early visit to Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) today to deliver some Christmas cheer to the youngest patients in our region.
Santa arrived in grand style on a CH146 Griffon helicopter from the 438...Read more
Dr. Teresa Purzner, a neurosurgeon at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has received a prestigious honour, being named to the 2021 Canada Top 40 Under 40 list. The list, which was founded in 1995 by Caldwell, an executive search firm, is an award that identifies outstanding achievers in Canadian business,...Read more
If you live in the southeastern Ontario region and are undergoing evaluation for possible lung cancer, a trip to Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) to visit the Lung Diagnostic Assessment Program (LDAP) is typically the next step in your care journey. Now, for anyone living in Napanee or further west,...Read more
In just a few short years, surgical teams in Kingston have leapfrogged their peers, becoming the highest volume robotic colorectal surgery program in the country. Officially launched in 2018, the A.B. Smith QC Robotics program at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) now regularly completes between 80-110 robotic cases a year...Read more
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) was recognized by Ontario Health’s Trillium Gift of Life Network for its outstanding efforts to integrate organ and tissue donation into quality end-of-life care.
KHSC is one of 23 hospitals this year to receive the Provincial Conversion Rate Award for meeting or exceeding the target...Read more
With increasing numbers of positive COVID-19 cases in the community and extremely high patient volumes, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is reducing the number of registered visitors for inpatients from three to one. While this change will go into effect on Monday, November 15, KHSC will be asking families to...Read more