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As most eyes focus on the cenotaph this November 11, several members of the Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) community will be recalling personal memories of their own military service on Remembrance Day.

One of them is Dr. Phil Laird, an Internal Medicine and Critical Care specialist at KHSC. Dr....Read more

If a health care professional at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has provided you with excellent patient- and family-centred care, now is your chance to nominate that person for an Exceptional Healer Award.

KHSC invite patients, family members and staff to nominate doctors, nurses and allied health professionals (e.g., physiotherapists,...Read more

With unprecedented patient volumes in the Emergency Department (ED) at Kingston General Hospital (KGH) and the Urgent Care Centre (UCC) at Hotel Dieu Hospital (HDH), Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is asking the community for support to ensure we can continue to deliver timely and appropriate care for those that...Read more

A new $2.8-million hybrid operating room (OR) at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) opened today and will advance minimally-invasive endovascular (inside-blood vessels) procedures in Kingston by combining state-of-the-art imaging technology with an OR equipped to perform traditional surgeries.

One of the many benefits of this new room will be that...Read more

Having worked at KHSC for 13 years, carpenter Mike Berry knows our Kingston General Hospital site like the back of his hand. However in 2013 he began to see the hospital from a whole new perspective…as a patient.

Shortly after the birth of his son, while he and his wife...Read more

This year, more than ever, our health care system is relying on RTs. As frontline workers, they have played important roles behind the front lines of the pandemic forcing RTs into new territory like never before.

“Pre-pandemic, a typically busy day had the three or four RTs working in K2...Read more

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has partnered with the Street Health Centre (SHC) and the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) to bring innovative ultrasound services where it is needed most for vulnerable populations in Kingston.

SHC provides care to vulnerable populations by operating low-threshold, barrier-free access to primary care and...Read more

As we celebrate Occupational Therapy (OT) month, we also celebrate People of KHSC OT Maryl Cook.

Occupational therapy is 100 years strong in Ontario and Maryl has seen changes to the profession in her 22 years as an OT. “I graduated with a bachelor's degree of Science in Occupational Therapy...Read more

With a weekend of unsanctioned Homecoming celebrations expected in the city, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has put plans in place to support an increase in patient demand. However, due to extremely high patient volumes, KHSC is urging everyone who plans on attending these events to rethink their weekend plans....Read more

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has partnered with the Street Health Centre (SHC) and the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) to bring innovative ultrasound services where it is needed most for vulnerable populations in Kingston.

The partnership will deliver the ultrasound imaging at SHC’s Barrack Street site rather than at the...Read more

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