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KDH completely smoke-free as of January 1, 2018

December 21, 2017

As of January 1, 2018, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) will be entirely smoke-free – both inside the hospital and on its grounds – in compliance with provincial legislation. This means that patients, visitors and staff will have to leave hospital property if they want to smoke. “For the past two years, we’ve been permitted under […]

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KDH Celebrates Grand Opening of New Clinic Space

October 2, 2017

September 29, 2017 was a day of celebration as Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) held the Grand Opening of its state-of-the-art new clinic space.  The new clinic wing is located on the upper level of the hospital, where 4,000 square feet of under-utilized space was modernized to effectively double KDH’s current array of outpatient services. The […]

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KDH invites the public to attend the Grand Opening of its new state of the art clinic space

September 22, 2017

After months of planning and construction, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce the Grand Opening of the new Clinics at KDH on September 29, 2017 from 4 to 6 pm. The community at large is invited to attend this special event, which will include tours of the state of the art new clinic […]

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KDH Board of Directors welcomes new members Bryonie Baxter and Elizabeth MacPherson

July 13, 2017

KDH Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has welcomed two new members: Bryonie Baxter and Elizabeth MacPherson. Bryonie Baxter brings more than a decade of leadership in the education and not for profit sectors to the skills-based KDH Board.  She is currently the Executive Director of The Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa, […]

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KDH names Dr. Penny McGregor as its new Chief of Staff

July 5, 2017

The Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Penny McGregor as the Hospital’s new Chief of Staff, effective July 3, 2017. Dr. McGregor brings to KDH 14 years of experience in patient-centred family medicine, combined with close to a decade of administrative experience gained as Clinical Chief […]

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KDH one of the first to attain Silver Status in the Healthy Foods in Champlain Hospitals Initiative

June 29, 2017

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) has once again been recognized by the Healthy Foods in Champlain Hospitals initiative, this time for its achievement of Silver status in the program, which aims to create a healthy food environment in hospitals within the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). KDH is the second of the 20 Champlain hospitals […]

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KDH, celebrating with the Ottawa Heart Institute: 10 years of offering smoking cessation support to patients!

June 20, 2017

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is celebrating today ten years of partnership with the Ottawa Heart Institute’s Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation (OMSC). Since implementation of the OMSC at KDH, approximately 250 smokers have been reached through personalized, best practice tobacco dependence treatment, resulting in increased quit attempts and long-term cessation. An estimated 100 smokers are […]

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KDH announces plans to double its clinic space

June 14, 2017

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce a major modernization project that will double the current array of outpatient services offered by the busy hospital, located 20 minutes south of Ottawa. The project was driven by public consultations undertaken in 2016 that indicated an increasing demand in the region for outpatient services focused on […]

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KDH celebrates its Auxiliary Members with annual Volunteer Appreciation Event

May 5, 2017

In conjunction with National Volunteer Week, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) celebrated its Auxiliary members and volunteers on April 27, 2017 with a Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon held in nearby Burritts Rapids, Ontario. Dozens of volunteers packed Lock 17 Bistro overlooking the historic Rideau Waterway, where the event began with a few words of thanks from the […]

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KDH recognizes a new kind of volunteer: the Patient and Family Advisor

April 27, 2017

As National Volunteer Week is celebrated across Canada, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is acknowledging a new kind of hospital volunteer: the Patient and Family Advisor. Patient and Family Advisors at KDH partner with staff and physicians to provide direct input into policies, programs and practices that affect patient care and services. Their contributions include sharing […]

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