Compassionate concern for patients’ welfare and happiness ✔
Exhibits and performs outstanding patient care ✔
Positive effect on others ✔
Those are just some of the reasons why Dr. Yuka Asai was named the 2021 Derm of the Year by the Canadian Skin Patient Alliance, but trust us the list...Read more
For more than 20 years, Emma Hum has been helping stroke patients regain their ability to swallow safely and recover their communications skills.
The speech language pathologist works on Kidd 7, an acute stroke unit, at Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s Kingston General Hospital site.
“This has been my dream job,”...Read more
If you’ve ever ordered a BLT in the Brockview Café at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), chances are Margie Callaghan served up that sandwich in record time.
Long familiar to Café patrons at KHSC’s Hotel Dieu Hospital site, Margie is clocking 20 years on the job this month and getting...Read more
Pediatric, ear/nose/throat and gastroenterology patients are among those who will benefit from the generosity of KHSC Volunteer Services to Hotel Dieu Hospital (HDH) Site thanks to a generous $73,934 donation presented by the organization to the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation on August 17.
The funds will support the purchase of...Read more
Her smile is one of the first new employees with Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) are greeted with, virtually.
As the facilitator of new employee welcome, part of Akshaya Arun’s job is to make sure new hires are set up for success.
“No pressure!” she laughs. “Jokes apart, starting a...Read more
She may not wear a cape (yet), but Carol Foley does have some superhero strength.
As the ambulance non ambulance transfer clerk, it’s her job to make sure discharged patients or individuals leaving Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) sites for appointments get where they need to be.
For the last...Read more
Many of the activities that are part of a daily routine - like going to the bathroom, getting dressed, or taking a shower- can be impacted by illness or injury and a subsequent hospital stay. That’s where occupational therapists like Sara FitzPatrick step in.
“Day to day our role is to...Read more
The 24th annual Rose of Hope Golf Tournament took place on July 26, 2022 at the Cataraqui Golf and Country Club, and the event raised $285,000. Over the next five years, the Rose of Hope committee and the women of Cataraqui Golf and Country Club pledge to raise $1 million for a...Read more
On July 25 Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) welcomed a new member to the senior leadership team as Jason Hann assumed the role of Executive VP Patient Care and Chief Nursing Executive. Hann brings 20-plus years of experience in health care, more than half that time in progressive leadership roles...Read more
One of the strategies to help navigate staffing shortages in nursing and other key roles such as patient care assistants (PCAs) and medical technologists – that were challenges for most Canadian hospitals before the COVID-19 pandemic, but that the pandemic has made worse – has been the creation of Patient...Read more