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KDH ‘lights it blue’ to honour essential workers throughout the North Grenville community

April 24, 2020

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is joining the global “Light It Blue” movement to honour and thank all essential workers in the North Grenville community for their ongoing efforts during the COVID-19 crisis. Starting this evening, the garden at the front of the hospital will be bathed in the glow of blue floodlights in a tribute […]

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KDH bids farewell to long-serving CFO Andrew Pinhey and announces successor, Marcus Hewitt

April 9, 2020

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is bidding farewell to its long-serving Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and VP of Operations, Andrew Pinhey, who has announced his retirement after 29 years at the eastern Ontario hospital. Starting as an Accounting Payroll Officer in 1991, Pinhey was promoted to Manager of Finance in 1996 and Director of Finance in […]

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KDH Auxiliary cancels what would have been its 60th annual ‘Hey Day’ fundraiser

April 8, 2020

The Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Auxiliary has made the difficult decision to cancel Hey Day 2020, scheduled for June 12thand 13th.    This would have been the historic sixtieth edition of the Auxiliary’s major annual fundraiser for KDH. “In light of the amount of advance preparation involved and the uncertainty around the duration of the COVID-19 […]

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WAY Collaborative offers tips to help children and youth manage their mental health through the COVID-19 pandemic

April 3, 2020

Amid ongoing concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic, North Grenville’s WAY Collaborative is offering some basic tips to support children and youth experiencing heightened stress and anxiety manage their mental health. “It’s normal to feel worried and overwhelmed during these uncertain times,” said Lorena Crosbie, Executive Director of Children’s Mental Health of Leeds and Grenville, a […]

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Kemptville District Hospital: “We’re here for the residents of North Grenville”

March 20, 2020

“We’ve taken the appropriate measures to be prepared for COVID-19 and we’re here for the residents of North Grenville,” is the message from Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) today. “KDH has taken a number of steps to ensure that during the COVID-19 pandemic the hospital remains as safe as possible for our patients, staff and visitors,” […]

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KDH takes proactive steps to mitigate risk around COVID-19

March 13, 2020

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) has taken a number of proactive steps with the aim of mitigating risk around COVID-19 (coronavirus). With the safety of KDH’s patients and families, staff, physicians and volunteers in mind, the following decisions have been made: Restrictions have been placed on visiting patients until further notice. Many non-acute outpatient clinics (specialist […]

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KDH achieves Silver in the 2018 Green Hospital Scorecard

November 1, 2019

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce it has been awarded Silver status in the Green Hospital Scorecard (GHS) measuring participating hospitals’ annual environmental performance. “We are delighted that our ongoing sustainability efforts have been rewarded with the Silver rating for the fourth year running,” said the hospital’s Building Services Manager, Tammy Buehlow. “And […]

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Mental Health and Addictions Health Hub for Children and Youth in North Grenville reports progress on further development of the Hub

October 9, 2019

The Mental Health and Addictions Health Hub for Children and Youth in North Grenville (the Hub) is pleased to report that progress on increasing access to services has continued at a steady pace since the opening of a weekly walk-in clinic in Kemptville on April 17, 2019. On June 5, 2019, the 20-partner Hub collaborative […]

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KDH welcomes new internal medicine specialist, Dr. Rimon Ghattas

September 24, 2019

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce that Internal Medicine specialist Dr. Rimon Ghattas has joined the KDH team of physicians. Dr. Ghattas will be providing general Internal Medicine services as well as assessment and management of chest pain (including referrals for exercise stress testing), atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, congestive heart failure, uncontrolled diabetes […]

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KDH Auxiliary celebrates 60 years of volunteering with an Anniversary Tea

September 6, 2019

The Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Auxiliary will celebrate its Diamond Jubilee with a 60th Anniversary Tea at KDH on Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. “All are welcome!” declared KDH Auxiliary Vice President Linda Carnegie. “It will be a great opportunity to learn more about our history and visit with past and […]

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