2016

Pediatric walk-in clinic open 10 am to 4pm, Dec. 27, 28, 29 & 30

Children and youth who require urgent care can visit our Pediatric Urgent Care (walk-in) Clinic, open 10 am to 4 pm, Dec. 27, 28, 29, 30.  Our specialized outpatient clinics are closed Dec. 26 to Jan. 2 inclusive (with the exception of a few specially book clinics). 

Our general Urgent Care Centre remains open 8 am to 8 pm, daily. 

If you are in need of serious medical attention, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency department.

Hotel Dieu Hospital and Kingston General Hospital search for candidates to sit on inaugural Board of Directors

The search is on for experienced individuals who would like to make a difference in how health care is delivered to patients and families in southeastern Ontario.

As of April 1, 2017 Hotel Dieu Hospital (HDH) and Kingston General Hospital (KGH) will formally join forces to become an integrated academic health sciences centre, serving patients from across the region. The new organization will be governed by one Board of Directors and one executive team led by CEO Dr. David Pichora.

New provincial funding acknowledges excellence in ambulatory care at Hotel Dieu Hospital

The provincial government has announced that Hotel Dieu Hospital will receive additional new base funding this year, as will Kingston General Hospital and Providence Care. 

On Nov. 25, Kingston and the Islands MPP Sophie Kiwala officially announced that Hotel Dieu will receive $284,600 in additional funding, while KGH will receive $890,900 and Providence Care an extra $1, 576, 300.

Hotel Dieu Hospital applauds staff for living its mission

Mission Award Winners for 2016

Hotel Dieu Hospital today celebrated its employees and volunteers for living its mission of making visible the compassionate healing presence of God to all persons, and it presented several members of staff with annual Hotel Dieu Hospital Mission Awards for outstanding efforts in supporting the goals and values of the organization. 

New breast reconstruction program improves access for women in Southeastern Ontario

A breast cancer diagnosis can be a life-changing experience and now Hotel Dieu Hospital (HDH) and Kingston General Hospital (KGH) are providing a new level of support to patients through a more comprehensive breast reconstruction surgery program that connects patients with a breast reconstruction surgeon sooner than ever before.

Hotel Dieu Hospital brings weight loss surgery closer to home

Open house spotlights launch of bariatric surgery program, hospital’s new status as a provincial Bariatric Centre of Excellence

Hotel Dieu Hospital has significantly ramped up its specialized bariatric services, adding a critical surgical component that brings the gold standard of weight loss surgery closer to home for obese patients in our region.  The introduction of bariatric surgery also ramps up the hospital’s status as a provider of bariatric services, making it the province’s seventh Bariatric Centre of Excellence (BCoE). 

Generosity of Hotel Dieu Hospital volunteers brings quality health care closer to home

Volunteer Services to Hotel Dieu Hospital, Inc. demonstrated its commitment to patients and families at its annual general meeting today, announcing generous contributions geared to bringing high-quality care closer to home.

New brand for special-needs program captures spirit of respect & inclusion

Kids Inclusive LogoThe Child Development Centre at Hotel Dieu Hospital is unveiling a contemporary new look today, launching a new name, logo and website that capture the spirit and innovation of a program deeply committed to children and families with special needs in our region.

Where to access care Kingston this busy August weekend

Emergercy and Urgent Care hoursWith a busy weekend of events scheduled in the city, Hotel Dieu Hospital (HDH) and Kingston General Hospital (KGH) would like to remind the community as well as the many visitors who will be in Kingston over the next few days where they can access the appropriate medical care if it’s required.

Ontario Investing Over $13 Million in Health Care for Kingston

Mr. Hickey along with local and provincal representativesHotel Dieu Hospital is grateful to the Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care for this additional funding of $550,000 to support specialized ambulatory care. 

Hotel Dieu Hospital announces 2016-2017 Board of Directors

Following its Annual Business Meeting on Wednesday, June 29, Hotel Dieu Hospital is pleased to announce the re-appointment of Michael Hickey as Chair of its Board of Directors for 2016-2017.  Caroline Manley has been re-appointed Vice-Chair. 

“This past year, we continued to be innovative and creative in meeting the growing health care needs of patients in our region, finding savings to ensure a balanced budget while still seeing more patients and providing more services in high-demand areas of health care such dermatology, chronic pain and bariatrics,” says Mr. Hickey.

Inspiring hospital volunteers win community award during National Volunteer Week

A small but mighty group of Kingston volunteers is taking home a special award during the 2016 National Volunteer Week, recognition of their long commitment and inspirational presence at Hotel Dieu Hospital.

Kingston’s hospitals update community on plans to implement health care services in French

An upcoming community engagement event—jointly hosted byHotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston General Hospital and Providence Care—will bring patients and families in our region up to speed on plans and timelines for implementing French language services in our hospitals.

Kingston’s Hospitals & Healthcare in French will take place 5 to 6:30 pm, Wednesday, March 9 at the Kingston Military Family Resource, CFB Kingston in the Batoche Community Centre, 32 Lundy’s Lane.

SE LHIN invites feedback on proposed health system changes

The South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) is inviting feedback on Patients First: A Proposal to Strengthen Patient Centred Healthcare, which was released on December 17, 2015 by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC).

Patients First is a discussion paper that outlines proposed changes for the health system. The proposed structural changes would see LHINs assume responsibility for home care and the planning and monitoring of primary care, and have improved linkages with population health planning.

Shape up for spring with a running start! Registration underway for 20th Annual CDC Run/Walk on April 10

Known as much for its incredible spirit as for the number of folks who hit the streets to raise funds for children with special needs, the Child Development Centre (CDC) Run/Walk is gearing up another amazing event Sunday, April 10.

Registration is now open for the 20th annual event, which raised $34,000 last year thanks to the participation of about 300 community members of all ages and abilities.  

No discrimination when it comes to eating disorders: Hotel Dieu Hospital marks Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Feb. 1-5

One message will prevail when Hotel Dieu Hospital marks Eating Disorders Awareness Week (EDAW) Feb. 1-5:  eating disorders do not discriminate—they affect people of every age, race, gender and socio-economic status.

For example, one in four individuals with an eating disorder is male.  But only a small fraction of men seek help because they may assume treatment services exist only for women, says Dr. Brad Mac Neil, a clinical psychologist in the Adult Eating Disorders Clinic at Hotel Dieu. 

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