“Nursing is unlike most other jobs. It’s a part of you, you give a lot, and you go through a lot with the people you call your coworkers, friends and family,” says Vici Del-Mei. “It’s going to be difficult, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, to walk away from supporting and...Read more
Just mention the new Breast Imaging Kingston Centre and the excitement among the team is palpable.
Slated to begin opening early in the New Year, the new Breast Imaging Kingston Centre will be a cutting edge clinical facility off of Highway 15 in the east end of Kingston that will...Read more
As a health-care worker, Sarah Moore-Vasram says, “my influence on people’s health is limited. So much of what determines someone’s overall health is social in nature and beyond what I can do in health care. The conditions in which people are born, grow and live can account for over half of what...Read more
In a continued effort to protect patients, families and staff, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) will soon require all individuals visiting inpatients at either Kingston General Hospital (KGH) or Hotel Dieu Hospital (HDH) site to show proof of vaccination.
This policy will go into effect on October 22, 2021 and...Read more
Everyone should have equitable access to safe, high quality maternal and newborn care closer to home especially for those living in rural, remote and isolated communities. In First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities, access to high quality health care can improve maternal and newborn care by ensuring it is culturally...Read more
“I was always taught that when you’re not enjoying your job anymore, then it’s time to get out but now is not the time for me. I still have lots left to do.”
Over the last 18 months Bill Gourdier, food and catering manager for the Brockview Café at the...Read more
Patient Safety Quality Specialist Taralynn Richmond started working in the field of quality/patient safety/ patient relations 15 years ago at a time when this field was rapidly evolving and becoming more formalized. Her passion for Improvement Science resulted in her completing a Masters of Science in Healthcare Quality. She quickly...Read more
Over the course of the pandemic, there has been one question about the COVID-19 virus that has continued to resurface. Why does the virus seem to more seriously affect certain patients more than others? Researchers at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) are leading the Canadian efforts to find out; and...Read more
For many patients in southeastern Ontario, seeing a specialist at Kingston Health Sciences (KHSC) during the COVID-19 pandemic meant no longer having to make a trip to the hospital for an in-person clinic appointment. Instead, appointments often included the use of a laptop, iPad or smart phone, as medical teams...Read more
During the team’s extended offseason, Redblacks kicker and Kingston native, Lewis Ward, traded his helmet for a facemask, working as an...Read more