If a health care professional at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has provided you with excellent patient- and family-centred care, now is your chance to nominate that person for an Exceptional Healer Award.
KHSC invites patients, family members and staff to nominate doctors, nurses and allied health professionals (e.g., physiotherapists,...Read more
Sloan’s sister Cindy Esford says his recovery “has far exceeded what we expected” since being transferred to the Transitional Care Unit (TCU). Now with 22 more beds being added to the unit for a total of 102 beds, more people like Sloan will be able to transition out of the...Read more
A new prone breast biopsy table has been recently installed at Breast Imaging Kingston (BIK) that helps provide better accuracy, shorter procedures and improved patient comfort for those receiving a breast mammography and biopsy.
Known as the Hologic Affirm Prone Biopsy System, patients lay on their stomach and their breast...Read more
Hospitals are filled with tens of thousands of pieces of equipment. If something breaks or doesn’t work right, it could dramatically impact patient care.
That’s where Stéphane Bois comes in.
The senior biomedical technologist is part of a problem solving team at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), which oversees technology in...Read more
KHSC has invested $5M to improve and standardize the devices health-care workers, across 11 units, use to monitor patients needing critical care and to look for life-threatening heart rhythms.
“In today’s stretched health-care environments, simplifying work for our staff and improving the quality of care we provide are important areas...Read more
Helping kids with physical, neurological and/or developmental challenges to achieve, belong and inspire in their own communities is at the heart of KidsInclusive Centre for Child & Youth Development (KI). And sometimes, making that connection means travelling 900 kilometres north.
Historically, families from the James Bay area of Northern...Read more
A new electrocardiogram (ECG) machine is now in place at the Cancer Centre that is helping to improve patient flow, access to technology and resulting in quicker turnaround to diagnostics. Prior to the arrival of this new machine, patients who required an ECG would have to wait until one was...Read more
Every year, Kingston Health Sciences Centre's (KHSC) Medical Staff Association (MSA) recognizes the leaders and dedicated clinical-care providers whose achievements stand out and are noteworthy. In addition to the yearly awards granted to an Outstanding Clinician and a Clinician Innovator, this year two new awards have been added - Outstanding Allied Health Care Colleague of the Year and Outstanding Nursing...Read more
When she first started training to be a spiritual health practitioner, it wasn’t long before Kelly Collins was telling her supervisor: “I want your job.”
That certainty remains strong after 10 years of spiritual health care training, practice and teaching in various health-care settings, including a new role as spiritual...Read more
The Kingston General Hospital (KGH) Auxiliary has launched its 2022 Teddy Bear Campaign, a cherished annual tradition geared to purchasing patient care equipment for the pediatric program at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC).
The 19th annual campaign runs until December 23 with the aim of raising $25,000 through the sponsorship...Read more
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