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Development of KDH-sponsored Ontario Health Team continues following Ministry of Health assessment

July 19, 2019

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) CEO Frank J. Vassallo announced today that development of its proposed partner-driven Ontario Health Team (OHT) will continue, informed by a formal response received from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (‘the Ministry). In a letter dated July 18, 2019, the Ministry advised that it had assessed the KDH-sponsored […]

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KDH Diabetes Education Program presents special guest speaker Dr. Melanie Atkinson, Chiropodist

June 5, 2019

The Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Diabetes Education and Support Program is pleased to present Chiropodist Dr. Melanie Atkinson as a guest speaker on the topic of “Diabetes and Foot Care” on June 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the hospital’s Courtyard Lounge. Atkinson will discuss the early signs of diabetic foot complications, what to look […]

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Children’s Mental Health of Leeds and Grenville and KDH emphasize that new walk-in mental health clinic for children and youth in North Grenville has the capacity to see more clients

May 23, 2019

It’s a sad fact of life that mental health problems are common in children and youth today. Often families and service providers are unsure of where to go for service and at times there is also a wait for services. Children’s Mental Health of Leeds and Grenville (CMHLG) and Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) want to […]

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Brockville General Hospital and KDH celebrate their successful “Be A Donor” campaign

May 6, 2019

In recognition of BeADonor month, Brockville General Hospital (BGH) and Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) held a friendly month-long competition to register as many new organ and tissue donors as they could. As part of the challenge, the hospital that recorded the least number of new donor registrations in April would see its CEO spend a […]

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KDH and CMHLG announce Mental Health Walk-In Clinic for Children and Youth in North Grenville

May 1, 2019

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) and Children’s Mental Health of Leeds and Grenville (CMHLG) are pleased to announce a new mental health walk-in clinic for children and youth in North Grenville. Housed at CMHLG’s Kemptville office at 3-5 Clothier Street, the walk-in clinic is the first new service introduced by the 20-partner collaborative formed to create […]

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KDH honours it volunteers at annual Volunteer Appreciation Tea

April 17, 2019

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) honoured its dedicated volunteers on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at a well-attended Volunteer Appreciation Tea held, according to tradition, during National Volunteer Week. After event organizer and staff coordinator of volunteers Emilee VanderHoek had welcomed the dozens of members of the KDH Auxiliary to the North Grenville Municipal Centre, Frank J. […]

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KDH Auxiliary donates $70,000 to the Hospital days before Volunteer Week celebrations

April 9, 2019

Beating its own annual record, the Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Auxiliary donated $70,000 to the Hospital in the lead-up to National Volunteer Week, celebrated April 7 to 13, 2019. The funds will be used primarily to purchase two new ‘smart beds’, which can monitor a patient’s health while they sleep and alert a healthcare provider […]

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Hospitals want you to register as organ and tissue donor

April 8, 2019

Brockville General Hospital (BGH) and Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) are asking for the community’s help. Together, the hospitals are working closely with the Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) to raise awareness about the value of donor registration. According to the TGLN website, every three days someone dies in Ontario because the life-saving organ transplant […]

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KDH CEO responds to Ontario government’s health system overhaul

March 1, 2019

Frank J. Vassallo, the CEO of Kemptville District Hospital (KDH), is optimistic about the potential for the Ontario government’s new community-based healthcare delivery system to provide better care for the province’s patients and families. “Although lacking in specifics, the planned healthcare delivery system paves the way for a patient and family centred system that will […]

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KDH and WDMH announce research and quality improvement partnership

February 27, 2019

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) and Winchester District Memorial Hospital (WDMH) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a new partnership for collaborative research and quality improvement. The two hospitals have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to ensure seamless cooperation on quality improvement and rural research. Work has already started on their first […]

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