News Archive: 2017

Kingston Health Sciences Centre offers new life-saving stroke treatment

Teams can remove blood clot from brain of a patient suffering severe stroke

Kingston, ON – October 10, 2017 – A new stroke treatment is now available 24/7 at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and it’s already proving to be a game changer for some patients. 

Canadian Stroke Congress, September 9-11, 2017, Calgary

Southeastern Ontario shares their knowledge nationally with an excellent showing at the Canadian Stroke Congress in September 2017 in Calgary.  To view the posters from our region, click...

Smoking Cessation Maps

Navigation maps of smoking cessation resources for health care providers have been created by the Tobacco Control Area network of the three Public Health Units for each of the three geographic...

What's New in Home-Based Rehabilitation Services!

SE LHIN Home & Community Care (formerly CCAC) has been providing Enhanced Community Rehabilitation Services to eligible stroke survivors since 2009. A Communiqué is issued annually to all...

Provincial Interprofessional Stroke Core Competency Framework

The Provincial Interprofessional Stroke Core Competency Framework has now been launched. The Stroke Core Competencies are an online framework consisting of a core set of stroke competencies for...

Acute Stroke Care Interim Report Shows Drop in Mortality Rates

Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital and Brockville General Hospital have worked together to improve outcomes for stroke survivors.

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