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Hospitals in the Champlain Region slowly and safely increasing scheduled hospital activity

June 10, 2020

This is a joint message from chiefs-of-staff at hospitals in the Champlain Region OTTAWA – June 10, 2020 – Hospitals in the Champlain Region are taking a safe, coordinated and gradual approach to increasing scheduled services, which were postponed at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. While hospitals and their clinicians are eager to care […]

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Municipality of North Grenville proclaims June, 2020 “KDH Month” in recognition of its 60th Anniversary

June 2, 2020

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is delighted to announce that the Municipality of North Grenville has proclaimed June, 2020 as “Kemptville District Hospital Month” in honour of its 60th Anniversary. The month of June was chosen for this tribute as KDH’s doors officially opened on June 29, 1960. On that day, members of the KDH Auxiliary […]

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Update on Postponed Surgeries and other non urgent services

June 2, 2020 – With the Province’s decision to allow healthcare providers to resume services that had been deferred by COVID-19, hospitals in the Champlain Region are taking a coordinated approach to resuming scheduled surgeries, procedures, and other non-urgent clinical services. Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is working closely with other hospitals in the region to […]

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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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