A first-of-its-kind model of care at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has the potential to be life-changing for individuals with vision loss that is untreatable medically, surgically or with standard eyeglasses.
The South East Ontario Vision Rehabilitation Service (SOVRS) has set its sights on boosting the safety, independence and quality...Read more
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
Outside the chapel in the Kidd 2 hallway of the Kingston General Hospital site, there is a special glass wall that changes a little bit every year. Known as the Organ and Tissue Donor Memorial Wall, it recognizes those who pursued the opportunity to give others the gift of life...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