It’s common for patients in need of critical care to experience some loss of muscle strength during their stay in an intensive care unit (ICU). Unfortunately, even if the patient was strong and mobile before their illness or injury, this can cause long-term issues with weakness and mobility.
“Most patients...Read more
Dr. Nazanin Alavi had been working as a psychiatrist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto for a few years when the opportunity to return to KHSC and Queen’s University presented itself – an opportunity Dr. Alavi knew she couldn’t pass up, having completed her graduate medical...Read more
The health research community at Kingston Health Sciences Centre and Queen’s University is mourning the death of Dr. Samuel Ludwin, an internationally recognized specialist in neurodegenerative diseases, and a cherished teacher, mentor and friend.
An MD and neuropathologist who came to Kingston in 1975, Dr. Ludwin was a Professor of...Read more
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