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Kemptville District Hospital mammography unit is the preferred unit for detecting breast cancer

June 27, 2013

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is reassuring its patients that its mammography machine is the type that is most effective at detecting breast cancer. JUNE 27, 2013 – This is in response to the Ontario government’s decision to scrap nearly one-quarter of the mammography machines in the province after a new study revealed they are significantly […]

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Kemptville District Hospital is “Exemplary” according to Accreditation Canada

May 6, 2013

Kemptville District Hospital has been awarded Accreditation Canada’s highest ranking, “Accreditation with Exemplary Standing”, a measure of the quality of care and services it provides. MAY 6, 2013 – Already rated the best small hospital in Ontario by both patients and staff, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) now joins an elite group of Canadian hospitals awarded […]

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Kemptville District Hospital reaches out to a community in need half a world away

April 22, 2013

A 40-foot container of medical supplies that recently arrived in war-torn Syria included items donated by Kemptville District Hospital APRIL 22, 2013 – Known for its mission, to build healthier communities, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) a year ago enlarged its vision to encompass “a world of healthy communities”. Hospital staff are finding ways to live […]

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Health hub model has Kemptville District Hospital bursting at the seams, says CEO

March 21, 2013

The Hospital’s commitment to becoming an integrated health hub has resulted in growth and change: hub partner Beth Donovan Hospice has moved out of the hospital into a house on the grounds, and the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit is moving in MARCH 21, 2013 – As a result of its focus on […]

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Kemptville Hospital CEO Takes a Provincial Leadership Role

January 3, 2013

The Eastern Ontario hospital’s chief, Colin Goodfellow, recently added membership on the OHA Executive Committee to his provincial involvement JANUARY 3, 2013 – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) CEO Colin Goodfellow was elected to the Executive Committee of the influential Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) at the organization’s recent annual convention. Goodfellow is the only Eastern Ontario […]

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Kemptville District Hospital Administrative Residency Student Wins Prestigious Scholarship

December 11, 2012

Julia Koulik was awarded the Michel Lalonde Master of Health Administration Scholarship from the University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management in recognition of her energy and passion for healthcare and leadership DECEMBER 11, 2013 – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Administration Residency Student Julia Koulik was awarded the prestigious Michel Lalonde Master of Health Administration […]

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KDH wins Green Award from its supplier of OR linens

November 8, 2012

Kemptville District Hospital has been selected as one of five recipients of the Booth Centennial Green Award for its commitment to going green and using reusable textiles in the Operating Room November 8, 2012 – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) was chosen to receive the esteemed Booth Centennial Healthcare Linen Services Green Award for its overall […]

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Kemptville District Hospital’s Total Joint Replacement Program Named a “Leading Practice in Improving Patient Access to Care” by the Ontario Hospital Association

November 5, 2012

The Hospital’s orthopaedic surgery program has been recognized for providing timely access to the highest quality hip and knee replacements NOVEMBER 5, 2012 – The Total Joint Replacement (TJR) program at Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) has achieved Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) designation as a “Leading Practice for Improving Access to Care”. KDH is one of […]

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Introducing Dr. Tania Zakhem

October 31, 2012

The newest family doctor at the Kemptville Health Centre has made a fulltime commitment to Kemptville OCTOBER 31, 2012 – Dr. Tania Zakhem is the newest physician at the busy Kemptville Health Centre on the Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) campus. She opened her family medicine clinic at the KDH Health Centre on October 1 and […]

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Kemptville District Hospital Diabetes Education and Support Team Relocates to the University of Guelph Kemptville Campus

October 15, 2012

In an example of hospital and community integration, Kemptville District Hospital and the University of Guelph Kemptville Campus have partnered to move hospital diabetes services into the community OCTOBER 15, 2012 – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) has collaborated with the University of Guelph (UoG) to expand its diabetes education and support services out into the […]

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