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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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KDH and Lanark Renfrew Lung Health celebrate Grand Opening of New COPD Program

December 4, 2018

The annual recognition of World COPD Day took on special significance at Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) on November 21, 2018 as a large gathering of staff and members of the community celebrated the Grand Opening of the hospital’s new program for people with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and heart disease. Significant among the attendees […]

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KDH and Lanark Renfrew Lung Health Program partner to offer new Cardiopulmonary Rehab Program

November 7, 2018

In the lead-up to World COPD Day, November 21, 2018, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) and the Lanark Renfrew Lung Health Program are delighted to announce that they have partnered to provide a new cardiopulmonary rehabilitation (‘rehab’) program at KDH. Designed for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and heart disease, the new cardiopulmonary rehab […]

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New Friends and Family Quiet Space opens at KDH

November 6, 2018

We are delighted to announce that, thanks to a generous donation from Jean and the late Keith Newans of Oxford Mills, Ontario, a beautiful new quiet space for friends and family has opened at KDH. The new family gathering space was designed to provide a calm refuge from the stress of a loved one’s hospitalization, […]

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KDH Auxiliary’s bridal fashion show and tea a huge success

October 10, 2018

Dressed to the nines, 175 ‘wedding guests’ who filled the pews at St. John’s United Church in Kemptville, Ontario on September 23, 2018 shared an afternoon of memories, laughter and even a few tears at the Kemptville District Hospital Auxiliary (KDHA)’s sold-out event, “Celebrating Decades of Bridal Gowns and Engaging in High Tea”. The event, […]

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KDH issues call for artifacts for 60th Anniversary Historical Display

October 3, 2018

KDH is creating a permanent historical display to celebrate its first 60 years and is asking for the community’s help, seeking artifacts of all kinds – from nurses’ uniforms to antique stethoscopes, photos and even memories from the period. The installation of the display in the spring of 2019 will coincide with the sixtieth anniversary […]

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KDH physicians answer the question, ‘What does Patient and Family Centred Care mean to you?’

September 17, 2018

Several years ago, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) made a commitment to Patient and Family Centred Care, pledging to treat all of its patients and families with respect and dignity, to share information with them, and to encourage them to participate in decisions about their care at the level they choose. Recently, KDH asked several of […]

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KDH’s new automated parking gate system set to launch

September 11, 2018

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce that its new automated parking gate system will be fully operational the week of September 17, 2018. The state of the art new system will be both highly efficient and easy to use, according to KDH’s Manager of Building Services, Tammy Buehlow. “The new system will provide […]

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