As tick season gets underway, a research team at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is developing a simple tool to help doctors more quickly identify and treat Lyme carditis, a heart problem that has recently been linked to Lyme disease, a bacterial infection caused by tick bites.
Lyme carditis is...Read more
Since September of 2017, teams at KHSC have been working to develop the strategic plan that will guide the day-to-day decision making and future plans of Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) over the next five years. Now, as part of a newest round of engagement, hospital leaders are turning to...Read more
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Rose of Hope Tournament and, once again, the women of the Cataraqui Golf and Country Club have chosen to raise funds in support of the programs which support cancer care at the Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). Over the past 20 years, the...Read more
Beginning a conversation with patients diagnosed with a progressive life-limiting illness is challenging, distressing and unsettling for the patient, their family, caregivers and health care providers. However, having these conversations has been shown to have tremendous benefits for patients and results in improved quality of life.
“We know that when...Read more
With several successful cases under its belt, an innovative new program is officially underway at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) to restore hearing to many patients who can’t be treated with regular hearing aids.
The Bone Anchored Hearing Aid (BAHA) program in the Departments of Otolaryngology and Audiology/Speech Language Pathology...Read more
For the second time this year, Kingston Health Sciences Centre hosted the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care as Dr. Helena Jaczek visited our KGH site on April 6. The Minister toured several areas of the hospital that are poised to be rebuilt as part of KHSC’s Phase...Read more
The City of Quinte West has announced that it will commit funds to University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) supporting the redevelopment of Kingston General Hospital (KGH) site of Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). The multi-year commitment, beginning with $79,000 this year, was officially announced at a gathering of...Read more
Every month more than 25,000 patients, family members, job seekers and staff members visit the KGH website. Since the site was redesigned in 2015 those visitors have benefitted from an improved digital experience according to the judges who sit on the Interactive Media Council. The site has recently been recognized...Read more
Patients and families across our region will soon benefit from additional funding for hospitals in Kingston and Brockville.
On March 23, MPP Sophie Kiwala held an event at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) to announce that KHSC, Providence Care and Brockville General Hospital would be splitting an additional $11.6 million...Read more
Mothers, babies and families now have better access to water immersion and water-birth options when giving birth at Kingston Health Sciences Centre.