Each year, our editorial team works to find and tell stories about the people, as well as the amazing care that takes place at KHSC. Unsurprisingly, like every aspect of our lives, our year at KHSC was dominated by COVID-19 and our efforts to not only slow the spread of the...Read more
For more than a year and a half, Kingston’s COVID Assessment Centre has played a major role in protecting our community from COVID-19. But as the number of cases continue to grow in our region, due to the Omicron variant, the AC team is now busier than ever before. Together...Read more
It takes all kinds of people to keep a hospital running and offering the highest level of patient and family-centred care. From doctors and nurses, to dieticians, physiotherapists, social workers, porters and environmental services staff, everyone has a role to play. However, one time a year, Kingston Health Sciences Centre...Read more
Dr. Teresa Purzner, a neurosurgeon at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has received a prestigious honour, being named to the 2021 Canada Top 40 Under 40 list. The list, which was founded in 1995 by Caldwell, an executive search firm, is an award that identifies outstanding achievers in Canadian business,...Read more
If you live in the southeastern Ontario region and are undergoing evaluation for possible lung cancer, a trip to Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) to visit the Lung Diagnostic Assessment Program (LDAP) is typically the next step in your care journey. Now, for anyone living in Napanee or further west,...Read more
With increasing numbers of positive COVID-19 cases in the community and extremely high patient volumes, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is reducing the number of registered visitors for inpatients from three to one. While this change will go into effect on Monday, November 15, KHSC will be asking families to...Read more
As most eyes focus on the cenotaph this November 11, several members of the Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) community will be recalling personal memories of their own military service on Remembrance Day.
One of them is Dr. Phil Laird, an Internal Medicine and Critical Care specialist at KHSC. Dr....Read more
If a health care professional at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has provided you with excellent patient- and family-centred care, now is your chance to nominate that person for an Exceptional Healer Award.
KHSC invite patients, family members and staff to nominate doctors, nurses and allied health professionals (e.g., physiotherapists,...Read more
Having worked at KHSC for 13 years, carpenter Mike Berry knows our Kingston General Hospital site like the back of his hand. However in 2013 he began to see the hospital from a whole new perspective…as a patient.
Shortly after the birth of his son, while he and his wife...Read more
This year, more than ever, our health care system is relying on RTs. As frontline workers, they have played important roles behind the front lines of the pandemic forcing RTs into new territory like never before.
“Pre-pandemic, a typically busy day had the three or four RTs working in K2...Read more
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