Every shift, Anne Vincent makes her rounds to about half a dozen units at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC).
As a medical laboratory technologist for point-of-care testing, part of her role includes making sure care teams are set up for success.
“Point-of-care testing is the testing of any samples taken...Read more
Every year, Kingston Health Sciences Centre's (KHSC) Medical Staff Association (MSA) recognizes the leaders and dedicated clinical-care providers whose achievements stand out and are noteworthy. In addition to the yearly awards granted to an Outstanding Clinician and a Clinician Innovator, this year two new awards have been added - Outstanding Allied Health Care Colleague of the Year and Outstanding Nursing...Read more
When Tim Woodford was growing up he never dreamed of being an electroencephalogram (EEG) technologist.
It’s not like you hear about the position a lot as a child and many of you reading this may not even know what an EEG technologist does.
So what led him to this field...Read more
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) along with our peer hospitals across the province, continue to see very large volumes of young children and infants in need of care as a result of Influenza and Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in the Urgent Care Centre, Emergency Department and Children’s Outpatient Clinic (COPC)....Read more
If you’ve ever had a conversation with Nancey Martindale, chances are she’s made you smile.
The registered nurse joined Kingston Health Sciences Centre in 1980, initially working in the Intensive Care Unit. Three years later, she transferred to the Emergency Department (ED) and has been supporting patients there for almost four...Read more
It was love at first rotation for nephrologist Dr. Jocelyn Garland.
“I trained at Western University and nephrology was my first rotation as an intern just out of medical school. I don’t know there was just something about nephrology. Everything I did after that first rotation didn’t really compare,” recalled...Read more
When she first started training to be a spiritual health practitioner, it wasn’t long before Kelly Collins was telling her supervisor: “I want your job.”
That certainty remains strong after 10 years of spiritual health care training, practice and teaching in various health-care settings, including a new role as spiritual...Read more
The Kingston General Hospital (KGH) Auxiliary has launched its 2022 Teddy Bear Campaign, a cherished annual tradition geared to purchasing patient care equipment for the pediatric program at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC).
The 19th annual campaign runs until December 23 with the aim of raising $25,000 through the sponsorship...Read more
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has declared COVID-19 outbreaks on the Connell 3 and Davies 5 units at its Kingston General Hospital (KGH) site. Four patients are associated with the outbreak on Connell 3 and five patients have now tested positive on Davies 5. Both units are currently closed to...Read more
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has become the first hospital in Canada to implement Ulrich CT Motion Injectors from GE Healthcare, which are innovative systems that deliver contrast dye to patients during computed tomography (CT) scans.
The syringeless and wireless injectors are designed to be mobile so they can be...Read more