When Stephanie Rutherford’s four-year-old son Remy began to show signs that he was getting sick, she would have never imagined that more than two weeks later they’d be laying in a hospital bed in Kingston more than 400 kilometers from home.

But her family’s story is becoming more common, and...Read more

Santa Claus got an early start on his rounds this year, touching down at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) on Dec. 2 to surprise young patients and their families with gifts and good cheer.

Santa left the reindeer at the North Pole and instead flew on a CH146 Griffon helicopter...Read more

Virtual reality (VR) has arrived at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and is dramatically changing the hospital experience for young patients.

Last month, KHSC introduced VR goggles in the Diagnostic Imaging department at our Kingston General Hospital (KGH) site for pediatric patients in need of a ...Read more

Paediatric infectious diseases experts from Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), CHEO, the Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre and McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH) have issued a joint statement in support of both COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations for children aged six months...Read more

For family doctor tips, in multiple languages, on caring for children with respiratory symptoms, please visit the Ontario College of Family Physicians website

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) along with our peer hospitals across the province, continue to see very large volumes of young children and infants...Read more

For a seventh year, a team of caped crusaders traded fighting crime for fighting grime on September 29 as they swung by to put a sparkle on windows and young faces at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC).

Batman, Ironman, Spiderman, Star-Lord, Captain Marvel and the Hulk—all power cleaners from Kingston’s...Read more

With the help of his friends in the Royal Canadian Air Force, Santa Claus paid an early visit to Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) today to deliver some Christmas cheer to the youngest patients in our region.

Santa arrived in grand style on a CH146 Griffon helicopter from the 438...Read more

For some families in Kingston, just the thought of getting their teenager booked for a COVID-19 vaccine is a daunting one. For some children, the sights and sounds of a mass-vaccination clinic can be just too overwhelming to navigate. For others, the sight of a needle can prompt a panic-attack....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

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