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
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