“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
During the team’s extended offseason, Redblacks kicker and Kingston native, Lewis Ward, traded his helmet for a facemask, working as an...Read more
Speaking about the virtual care he received after having quadruple bypass surgery in June, Brighton resident Rick Liscomb says, “It’s absolutely wonderful – what a comforting thing to be monitored by your care team from the comfort of your home.”
Like many patients, Liscomb’s recovery from surgery has had its...Read more
COVID-19 fatigue may be plaguing you these days but not David Campbell. The clinical ethicist at Kingston Health Sciences Centre actually lights up when you mention the pandemic.
“It may sound weird, but I’ve found it very exciting,” he says. “It has brought the most intense challenges I’ve ever faced...Read more
Reid Gladman, a recent Queen’s University graduate, remembers telling his parents that he was pretty sure he had a brain tumor after experiencing his first seizure in grade nine. Following an MRI in his hometown of Kamloops, British Columbia showed no evidence of a tumor, and after experiencing subsequent seizures,...Read more
If you’ve ever grabbed a bite to eat at KHSC’s Kingston General Hospital site, there’s a chance you’ve met Teresa Beckwith. In fact, if you’ve even just come through the hospital’s main Kidd-Davies entrance, you probably have heard her distinctive laugh.
“I get compliments on my laugh, which probably sounds...Read more
At 21 years old, KHSC Security Guard Satwinder Singh already has a lifetime’s worth of stories to share. In part, because his journey from Punjab, India to Kingston has been a winding one.
At just 8 years old Singh became a volunteer soldier in the Sikh army, known as...Read more
The six hospital organizations in the southeast have signed an agreement with Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ: CERN) to transform the experiences of those providing and receiving health care, with the implementation of a shared health information system (HIS) that includes electronic health records.
Once implemented, the regional system supported by...Read more
As June 21 marks National Indigenous People’s Day and Solstice – the longest day of the year, Nursing Support Assistant Yessica Rivera Belsham recognizes the importance of coming together to celebrate Mother Earth, our culture, our languages, and our traditions across Turtle Island.
“My heart is with the people in Northern Ontario...Read more
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