Dealing with cancer treatment and the side effects that it can lead to – including hair loss – can be a difficult time for a person to go through. Recognizing the impact that a cancer diagnosis can have on self-esteem, a local wood turners club decided they wanted to put...Read more

A collaboration between radiology and cardiology is helping patients who may be at risk for heart disease receive timely and efficient care closer to home. With a unified goal of providing the best patient care possible, both departments committed to reviving a cardiac imaging group that focuses on providing coronary...Read more

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the COVID-19 Assessment Centre, managed by Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), has provided safe and timely access to COVID-19 PCR testing, on-site clinical assessments by nurses, paramedics and physicians, and access to COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations for Kingston and surrounding communities.

Now, as...Read more

As the largest acute care program at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), the Medicine units that make up the department have the ability to improve the health outcomes of many patients.

Before the Medicine program embarked on a quality improvement initiative last summer to reduce the number of patients who...Read more

The children’s cancer unit at the Kingston General Hospital (KGH) site is feeling extra loved today as a result of some kind and thoughtful community members.

This past week, both Robbie and Tori separately provided gifts to help benefit children who are currently undergoing treatment for cancer at the KGH...Read more

The calling to help others is a special bond that connects and motivates many people who work in healthcare. For two Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) physicians, this drive isn’t just limited to patients in southeastern Ontario but has extended to include support for patients around the globe.  

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

Sloan’s sister Cindy Esford says his recovery “has far exceeded what we expected” since being transferred to the Transitional Care Unit (TCU). Now with 22 more beds being added to the unit for a total of 102 beds, more people like Sloan will be able to transition out of the...Read more

A new prone breast biopsy table has been recently installed at Breast Imaging Kingston (BIK) that helps provide better accuracy, shorter procedures and improved patient comfort for those receiving a breast mammography and biopsy.

Known as the Hologic Affirm Prone Biopsy System, patients lay on their stomach and their breast...Read more

Hospitals are filled with tens of thousands of pieces of equipment. If something breaks or doesn’t work right, it could dramatically impact patient care.

That’s where Stéphane Bois comes in.

The senior biomedical technologist is part of a problem solving team at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), which oversees technology in...Read more