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Special week honours unseen heroes of public safety

Communication Officer at her work station

You may never want to hear Anita Pearce’s (left) voice at the other end of the line but if you do, listen closely.  She could save your life.

Kingston Health Sciences Centre officially launched

After months of behind-the-scenes preparations, Hotel Dieu Hospital and Kingston General Hospital have now joined together to create Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). The new hospital corporation became an official legal entity on Saturday, April 1.

“This is an exciting time for everyone at both hospitals and for health care in Kingston,” says inaugural President and CEO Dr. David Pichora. “Together, our two hospitals will be able to make the most of our shared resources to deliver better access to care and provide our communities a broader range of services close to home.”

A sight to see: Hotel Dieu Hospital welcomes more than 100 refugees to one-day vision screening blitz

Dr. ten Hove with Syrian patient

You could say that refugee families in our community now have a better focus on their new home thanks to a one-day vision screening blitz at Hotel Dieu Hospital that provided eye care to more than 100 recently settled Syrian children and adults.

Awards will honour philanthropic leadership, volunteer excellence in Kingston’s hospitals

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Davies and Ian Wilson awards, honours presented annually by the University Hospital of Kingston Foundation, the joint fundraising arm of Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston General Hospital and Providence Care.  The awards will be presented June 14 at UHKF’s annual Celebration of Giving.

Inaugural Board of Directors appointed for new Kingston Health Sciences Centre

The integration between Hotel Dieu Hospital (HDH) and Kingston General Hospital (KGH) to create the new Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has just taken another big step forward. The people who will sit on the KHSC’s inaugural Board of Directors to govern the new health sciences centre have now been selected.

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