When he was growing up on Montreal’s west island, Renaud Golsse never envisioned a career in health care. In fact, he had something quite different in mind. But sometimes life has a funny way of making sure you end up right where you need to be.
“When I was in...Read more
In response to rising COVID-19 hospitalizations and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) occupancy, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is postponing all elective surgeries and non-urgent procedures and clinic visits until the demands of the third wave have lessened.
“Hospitals throughout the province have been asked by Ontario Health to ramp down...Read more
In its first year, KHSC @ Home – a partnership between Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and Bayshore HealthCare – has helped over 230 people transition safely out of hospital by providing up to 16 weeks of care in their homes.
Early successes of KHSC @ Home include helping to...Read more
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) today unveiled its KHSC Union Street Site, a temporary alternate health facility designed to be quickly activated in the event of hospital capacity challenges due to COVID-19. The site is not currently in operation.
The 24,500-square-foot facility, located at 340 Union Street, was readied at...Read more
Nurturing her passion for caring, leading and learning, Dr. Donatella Tampieri with the KHSC Department of Diagnostic Radiology has improved patient outcomes by providing innovative services closer to home for patients living with a brain aneurysm.
Endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms using platinum coils was developed in the late ‘80s...Read more
Activist. Advocate. Innovator. Meghan Engbretson fits all three categories but the advocate role best fits the Infection Control Practitioner whose activities speak loudly for patients and safe health care.
With COVID-19 setting a hectic pace for the infection control team at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), Engbretson has played a...Read more
“I have never in my life been so excited or thankful to receive a vaccine,” says Nanette Isaac, a registered nurse at Extendicare in Kingston, who was the first long-term care worker in the region to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. “This gives me tremendous hope, and confidence that I am...Read more
Cristiano, 7, has been using a ventilator since he was six months old.
When he was able to go home from the hospital for the first time at about 18 months of age, Cristiano’s parents were excited but afraid. They would become his frontline health-care team, monitoring his needs and...Read more
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) laboratory services has received full accreditation for another four-year period.
“Achieving these results was a collaborative effort by all laboratory staff, as well as departments across KHSC, and speaks to the wide engagement of stakeholders that were involved in preparing for this accreditation process,” says...Read more
Over 200 people in the Kingston area struggling with anxiety and depression have enrolled in a free, nine- to 12-week online cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) program through Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) Mental Health and Addiction program.
“This online program is making it easier and faster for people to access...Read more