If you’ve ever had a conversation with Nancey Martindale, chances are she’s made you smile.

The registered nurse joined Kingston Health Sciences Centre in 1980, initially working in the Intensive Care Unit. Three years later, she transferred to the Emergency Department (ED) and has been supporting patients there for almost four...Read more

It can be a rewarding experience working in critical care at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), but it’s also tough.

Just ask Cathy Seymour.

A registered nurse for 33 years, she’s been working on Intensive Care Units (ICU) for more than 20 of them.

Now a clinical learning specialist, she’s...Read more

Nothing conveys trust quite like putting your life in someone else’s hands. When people are critically ill in the Emergency Department (ED), they often have little to no time to build trust in the health-care providers they are facing for the first time. The confidence that develops quickly with patients...Read more

With large St. Patrick’s Day celebrations expected tomorrow, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has put plans in place to support an increase in patient demand. However, due to already high patient volumes, KHSC is urging everyone who plans on attending these events to celebrate safely. 

“Although this is the first...Read more

With large St. Patrick’s Day celebrations expected tomorrow, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has put plans in place to support an increase in patient demand. However, due to already high patient volumes, KHSC is urging everyone who plans on attending these events to celebrate safely. 

“Although this is the first...Read more

With unprecedented patient volumes in the Emergency Department (ED) at Kingston General Hospital (KGH) and the Urgent Care Centre (UCC) at Hotel Dieu Hospital (HDH), Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is asking the community for support to ensure we can continue to deliver timely and appropriate care for those that...Read more

With a weekend of unsanctioned Homecoming celebrations expected in the city, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has put plans in place to support an increase in patient demand. However, due to extremely high patient volumes, KHSC is urging everyone who plans on attending these events to rethink their weekend plans....Read more

With a busy weekend of Homecoming celebrations in the city, Kingston Health Sciences Centre would like to remind the community to celebrate safely and responsibly.

KHSC has put plans in place to support an increase in patient demand this weekend, but to ensure that our Emergency teams can continue to...Read more

With a busy weekend of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations anticipated in the city, Kingston Health Sciences Centre would like to remind the community to celebrate safely and responsibly.

KHSC is currently handling an increase in patient care needs from across our region as well managing an impact to operating room...Read more

As the volume of people presenting with a mental health crisis steadily ramps up in the Emergency Department (ED) at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), a new pilot project aimed at managing capacity and improving flow for these patients is quickly yielding positive results.

“Over the past six years we’ve seen...Read more