KHSC and Queen's to become first in North America to use iKnife

Every few years a new piece of technology is released that can dramatically change the way medical teams provide care to their patients. Now, Canadian surgeons and researchers have partnered with a team in the U.K. to develop a tool that will transform the way cancer is surgically removed in the future.

During surgery, medical teams balance the need to remove all of a tumour, while at the same time not removing too much healthy tissue. In the operating room this is often complicated by the fact that tumours do not have smooth edges.

Temporary parking closure at KGH site

The Queen' s University parking garage located on Stuart Street remains closed today to facilitate an ongoing police investigation.

While the garage remains closed alternative parking for patients and families is being made available at:
• Ring road inside City Park
• Steam plant located on King Street
• St. Mary’s of the Lake parking lot (a shuttle will be running throughout the day)
• Queen’s surface parking lots

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience.

Santa Claus Parade affects bus service for KGH visitors, staff

The annual Santa Claus Parade takes to Kingston’s downtown core on Saturday, November 18 between 4:30 and 7 p.m.  Changes to Kingston Transit service during that time will have an impact on visitors and staff at our Kingston General Hospital site.  Please take note of temporary adjustments to the following bus routes:

Annual Teddy Bear Campaign underway at KGH site

Bringing cuddly teddy bears to our youngest patients is at the heart of an annual fundraising campaign launched this week at the Kingston General Hospital site of Kingston Health Sciences Centre.

The Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary, along with its financial partners Royal Canadian Legion Branch 560 and the Ladies Auxiliary to RCL Branch 560, has launched its 2017 Show Children You Care Teddy Bear Campaign to support the purchase of patient care equipment for the pediatric program at the Kingston General Hospital site of Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC).

Volunteer Services at HDH site wraps up major pledge to low-vision clinic

The contribution of the final installment of a major $100,000 pledge highlighted the annual general meeting of KHSC Volunteer Services to Hotel Dieu Hospital Site Kingston, Inc. on October 16. 

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