The sooner patients needing rehabilitation can access this care after having a stroke, the better their health outcomes will be, including regaining their independence and integrating back into their communities.
Before stroke team members from Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and Providence Care Hospital (PCH) joined forces in 2019 to...Read more
For a seventh year, a team of caped crusaders traded fighting crime for fighting grime on September 29 as they swung by to put a sparkle on windows and young faces at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC).
Batman, Ironman, Spiderman, Star-Lord, Captain Marvel and the Hulk—all power cleaners from Kingston’s...Read more
Jason Mellon has battled addiction for nearly his entire life. In fact, he had his first drink in 1986 when he was just 10-years-old.
“I came from a broken home where I experienced verbal, physical and sexual abuse. I was sexually molested starting at 6-years-old by a family member who...Read more
Without truth, there can be no reconciliation.
That’s one of the messages Dionne Nolan is hoping to spread this National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.
Nolan is the Indigenous navigator and works with cancer patients and their families. The main focus of her role includes supporting Indigenous patients and families by...Read more
When Jacob Kasaboski applied to be a nursing support assistant with Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) in June, little did he know the role would inspire a whole new career path.
He heard about the position from his mom, Jennifer Kasaboski, who works with KHSC’s Professional Practice department.
“I thought...Read more
Every shift Marcel Cernik averages about 16 thousand steps, but some days it can get as high as 34 thousand if he works overtime.
He’s a porter at our Hotel Dieu Hospital site and has been for the last 16 years.
Cernik is on his feet 24/7 and every step...Read more
Exciting new technology in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is now bringing parents and caregivers that much closer to their infant children at the most critical time in their young lives.
This month, KHSC introduces vCreate, a secure video messaging service that enables...Read more
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