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KDH announces a new program and special education session to mark Diabetes Awareness Month

November 10, 2014

NOVEMBER 10, 2014 – November is Diabetes Awareness Month and Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is placing a special emphasis on the condition with a new program and a special education session. These efforts are designed to address the fact that many people in North Grenville and South Ottawa have diabetes or pre-diabetes and don’t know […]

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KDH Announces 2014/15 Board of Directors

September 5, 2014

New Board Chair Lis Angus welcomes four newly elected Directors, Paul-Emile Cloutier, Chris Dickson, Ann Hysert and Robert Morais, along with one new ex-officio Board Member, Jane Wolfe, President of the KDH Auxiliary AUGUST 19, 2014 – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce that former telecommunications consultant Lis Angus has been appointed chair […]

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Patients Rate KDH in the Top 10% in Ontario for Acute Care

May 5, 2014

A new National Research Corporation Canada Report on patient satisfaction recognizes Kemptville Hospital for overall care of inpatients and their likelihood to recommend the hospital MAY 5, 2014 – Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) has been rated in the top 10 percent in Ontario for inpatient care, according to a report released last week by National […]

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Kemptville District Hospital commended for good stewardship of Ontario’s blood supply

March 31, 2014

MARCH 31, 2014 – In a recent review of Ontario hospitals’ management of the province’s donated blood supply, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) was cited for delivering excellent results. The annual review was led by the Ontario Regional Blood Coordinating Network (ORBCoN), a Ministry of Health and Long-Term care funded organization that coordinates blood management in […]

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A Time to Heal

February 25, 2014

Kemptville District Hospital’s new Convalescent Care program gives patients the care they need to return home quickly FEBRUARY 25, 2014 – A sudden misstep on a staircase in her home landed Kemptville resident Joyce Charter in an operating room at Ottawa’s Montfort Hospital. During her complex surgery, plates and screws were required to repair the […]

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Kemptville District Hospital Excels in Ontario Laboratory Accreditation Audit

December 30, 2013

DECEMBER 30, 2013 – The laboratory at Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) did exceedingly well at its recent accreditation audit, achieving a score of more than 97 percent. With a staff of six, the KDH lab provides round the clock service, analyzing blood, urine and tissue samples for patients in every unit of the hospital, from […]

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Kemptville District Hospital’s Emergency Department is in the top 10% in Ontario According to Patients

November 26, 2013

The newly released National Research Corporation report on top performing hospitals recognizes the Kemptville hospital for patient satisfaction with its Emergency Department NOVEMBER 26, 2013 – Released the week of November 11, the second annual National Research Corporation Canada (NRCC) report on top performing hospitals in the areas of patient satisfaction recognizes Kemptville District Hospital […]

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November Is Diabetes Awareness Month

November 5, 2013

NOVEMBER 5, 2013 – The Kemptville District Hospital Diabetes Team can help people Live Well with Diabetes, whether they have just been diagnosed or they have been living with diabetes for years. A diagnosis of diabetes can be overwhelming. Along with the diagnosis comes lots of new information, about blood glucose levels, nutrition, medication, blood […]

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Auxiliary Gives $1 Million to Kemptville District Hospital

September 30, 2013

Since its founding in 1959, the Kemptville District Hospital Auxiliary has provided volunteers for the hospital and raised much-needed funds, now totalling more than $1 Million SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 –  September 2013 marks a very special milestone for the Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Auxiliary: it has now donated over $1 Million to KDH since the […]

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Kemptville District Hospital Celebrates the Valuable Contributions of its Building Services Department

September 23, 2013

The Hospital is highlighting the work of this important team with its first annual Building Services Week, September 23-27, 2013 SEPTEMBER 23, 2013 – When we think of hospitals, we often think of the doctors, nurses and other medical staff who keep us well. What we might not be aware of is the dedicated team […]

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