Have you ever wondered who’s on the other end of the phone when you call #myKHSC? Or the person behind the voice making announcements in the hospital using the overhead paging system?
Chances are you’ve either spoken with or heard Mark Westcott, one of many caring and helpful switchboard operators.
If you ask Jeffrey Lalonde what he enjoys most about being a registered dietitian with #myKHSC, you’ll see his eyes light up and not even a mask can hide his smile.
“The patients of course,” he chuckles. “And my work colleagues, who are more like friends.”
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Growing up Bianca Sabatini never dreamed of becoming a social worker, but now she can’t imagine doing anything else.
She’s part of a multifaceted team at #myKHSC, made up of more than 60 social workers, who strive to enhance the health and well-being of patients, families and communities.
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For approximately 25 per cent of patients in Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) ICU with serious injury to their kidneys, continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), a special type of dialysis, can be life-saving.
In December, KHSC’s fleet of CRRT machines, the only ones available in southeastern Ontario, was upgraded to...Read more