There’s a popular phrase professional baseball player Marcus Stroman coined – ‘height doesn’t measure heart’.
And that’s certainly the case for Kimberley Dickinson. Standing tall at a mighty 4 feet 10 inches, the #myKHSC environmental services assistant is like a ray of sunshine, beaming positivity everywhere she goes at Hotel Dieu...Read more
The calling to help others is a special bond that connects and motivates many people who work in healthcare. For two Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) physicians, this drive isn’t just limited to patients in southeastern Ontario but has extended to include support for patients around the globe.
Earlier this month, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) was awarded its fourth Stroke Distinction Award for acute stroke care, and has once again been recognized for its clinical excellence and outstanding commitment to leadership in stroke care.
After the onsite survey conducted by two external peer surveyors in December 2022,...Read more
Black History Month means different things to different people.
For Micki Mulima, #myKHSC’s director of inclusion, leadership and talent development, it’s about recognizing the achievements of Black people, both past and present, all year round.
“We know there are lots of contributions throughout history from Black people, but they were...Read more
For the eleventh consecutive year, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and its research institute, the Kingston General Health Research Institute (KGHRI), has been named one of the Top 40 research hospitals in Canada by Research Infosource. As the research arm of KHSC, KGHRI is committed to cultivating patient-oriented research, building...Read more
It can be as common as migraines or back pain, but rarely talked about among those who live with it. Chronic pelvic pain - defined as pain below the bellybutton and between the hips- affects between 6% and 27% of women and can have massive impacts on quality of life,...Read more
Every shift Ralph Yeung is searching, in hopes of finding answers for #myKHSC patients.
He’s a medical radiation technologist (MRT) with the Interventional Radiology team, which diagnoses and treats patients using minimally invasive image-guided procedures.
“Being a MRT means you are in a position to provide clarity, reassurance, sometimes hope,”...Read more
By day Michelle Hiebert is an executive assistant at #myKHSC, but during her spare time she’s supporting a local charity and helping those less fortunate stay a little warmer.
“SOCKS Kingston collects new socks for the homeless and those in need,” Hiebert explained. “Many people do not realize that socks...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 invites patients, family members and staff to nominate doctors, nurses and allied health professionals (e.g., physiotherapists,...Read more
Sloan’s sister Cindy Esford says his recovery “has far exceeded what we expected” since being transferred to the Transitional Care Unit (TCU). Now with 22 more beds being added to the unit for a total of 102 beds, more people like Sloan will be able to transition out of the...Read more