While most of the discussion during Ontario’s third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic has focused on bed space for critically ill patients, hospitals across the province are working hard to increase the number of staff to care for them.
“A hospital bed and equipment such as a ventilator are...Read more
Retired Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer John Hill is a passionate man. He cares deeply for his friends and family. He believes in the positive impact policing can have on communities. As a status member of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, he also speaks lovingly about his culture...Read more
This week, we honour our volunteers across Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) as they celebrate National Volunteer Week during a year like no other.
Many volunteers have opted for a leave of absence while staying deeply committed to KHSC, while others have remained active on and off site. And two...Read more
It’s natural for anyone who is pregnant or breastfeeding to second-guess a new medication or immunization, but Dr. Graeme Smith, Medical Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), assures expectant parents that there’s no reason to hesitate when it comes to any of the approved COVID-19...Read more
As COVID’s third-wave runs rampant in Ontario, Intensive Care Units (ICUs) across the province are bursting at the seams. Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is stepping up to the plate to provide support by accepting critically ill COVID patients from other areas of the province, while increasing our critical care...Read more
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