Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) reminds the public that accessing health care services remains an essential activity during the Ontario stay-at-home order.
Our priority remains providing acute and critical care, including scheduled outpatient appointments that continue as usual at this time. If a booked clinic appointment needs to be rescheduled,...Read more
“I have never in my life been so excited or thankful to receive a vaccine,” says Nanette Isaac, a registered nurse at Extendicare in Kingston, who was the first long-term care worker in the region to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. “This gives me tremendous hope, and confidence that I am...Read more
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) laboratory services has received full accreditation for another four-year period.
“Achieving these results was a collaborative effort by all laboratory staff, as well as departments across KHSC, and speaks to the wide engagement of stakeholders that were involved in preparing for this accreditation process,” says...Read more
Children’s Healthcare Canada has named Kingston’s own Kate Griffin as the winner of the 2020 Patient and Family Leadership award in recognition of her dedication to improving the patient and family experience for those accessing pediatric health care in Canada.
Griffin has been a member of the Kingston Health Sciences...Read more
The Pediatric Chairs of Canada (PCC) have announced that Dr. Kirk Leifso of Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is a recipient of their inaugural COVID Leadership Award. Dr. Leifso is Kingston’s only pediatric infectious disease expert, and is being recognized for his ongoing commitment to patients, colleagues and residents during the...Read more
We regret to announce that Sister Rosemarie Kugel, Religious Hospitaller of Saint Joseph (RHSJ) of the Hotel Dieu Hospital, died peacefully on Tuesday, November 10. She passed away at Providence Motherhouse here in Kingston.
Many staff, volunteers, physicians, RHSJ Associates and alumnae of the HDH St. Joseph’s School of Nursing will...Read more
It’s a tradition that even a pandemic cannot stop. On November 2, the Kingston General Hospital (KGH) Auxiliary launched its 2020 Teddy Bear Campaign to help purchase patient care equipment for the pediatric program at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC).
“Even with COVID-19 challenges, we’re ready to roll out this annual tradition,”...Read more
As experts in responding with lightning speed in an emergency, Kingston Central Ambulance Communications Centre (CACC) at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) hardly wasted a minute in implementing a smart new app and it advises you to do likewise.
KHSC's ambulance dispatch service, CACC has teamed up with Kingston Fire...Read more
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is hiring registered nurses (RNs) and registered practical nurses (RPNs) to work in its rewarding and team-oriented Medicine program.
KHSC is hosting a virtual career fair for nurses on Tuesday, November 10, to give potential recruits an opportunity to get to know some of the people...Read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, Sept. 28, 2020
KINGSTON, Ont. – Queen’s University announced that it has entered into a research collaboration and licensing agreement with Taysha Gene Therapies, Inc., for the development and commercialization of gene therapy for GM2 gangliosidoses.
The GM2 gangliosidoses are a group of degenerative/inflammatory diseases...Read more
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