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
Activist. Advocate. Innovator. Meghan Engbretson fits all three categories but the advocate role best fits the Infection Control Practitioner whose activities speak loudly for patients and safe health care.
With COVID-19 setting a hectic pace for the infection control team at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), Engbretson has played a...Read more
“I have never in my life been so excited or thankful to receive a vaccine,” says Nanette Isaac, a registered nurse at Extendicare in Kingston, who was the first long-term care worker in the region to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. “This gives me tremendous hope, and confidence that I am...Read more
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) laboratory services has received full accreditation for another four-year period.
“Achieving these results was a collaborative effort by all laboratory staff, as well as departments across KHSC, and speaks to the wide engagement of stakeholders that were involved in preparing for this accreditation process,” says...Read more
Children’s Healthcare Canada has named Kingston’s own Kate Griffin as the winner of the 2020 Patient and Family Leadership award in recognition of her dedication to improving the patient and family experience for those accessing pediatric health care in Canada.
Griffin has been a member of the Kingston Health Sciences...Read more
The Pediatric Chairs of Canada (PCC) have announced that Dr. Kirk Leifso of Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is a recipient of their inaugural COVID Leadership Award. Dr. Leifso is Kingston’s only pediatric infectious disease expert, and is being recognized for his ongoing commitment to patients, colleagues and residents during the...Read more
We regret to announce that Sister Rosemarie Kugel, Religious Hospitaller of Saint Joseph (RHSJ) of the Hotel Dieu Hospital, died peacefully on Tuesday, November 10. She passed away at Providence Motherhouse here in Kingston.
Many staff, volunteers, physicians, RHSJ Associates and alumnae of the HDH St. Joseph’s School of Nursing will...Read more
It’s a tradition that even a pandemic cannot stop. On November 2, the Kingston General Hospital (KGH) Auxiliary launched its 2020 Teddy Bear Campaign to help purchase patient care equipment for the pediatric program at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC).
“Even with COVID-19 challenges, we’re ready to roll out this annual tradition,”...Read more
As experts in responding with lightning speed in an emergency, Kingston Central Ambulance Communications Centre (CACC) at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) hardly wasted a minute in implementing a smart new app and it advises you to do likewise.
KHSC's ambulance dispatch service, CACC has teamed up with Kingston Fire...Read more
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