One of the strategies to help navigate staffing shortages in nursing and other key roles such as patient care assistants (PCAs) and medical technologists – that were challenges for most Canadian hospitals before the COVID-19 pandemic, but that the pandemic has made worse – has been the creation of Patient...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 award granted to an Outstanding Clinician, this year, an award for Clinician Innovator was added.
Throughout the summer we will...Read more
While the new name, Transitional Support Unit, helps patients and families better understand the type of care that is provided on Connell 3 – care and support for people who will transition from hospital to living environments that best meet their needs – it does not begin to describe the...Read more
While calling people on the phone may be something that was done more commonly in the past, two Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) nurses are picking up the phone seven days a week to check in with patients to see how they are doing after their recent stays in KHSC’s...Read more
Starting next month, KHSC's Epilepsy Centre is set to grow the number of patients it can support, thanks to recent funding from the Provincial Government and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
The funding was announced in October as part of KHSC's designation as a District Epilepsy Centre. It will result in two additional...Read more
A new resource will soon be available for patients in Southeastern Ontario that have been diagnosed with Epilepsy.
On Friday, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Dr. Eric Hoskins announced that Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) would become the next District Epilepsy Centre in Ontario.
This designation means...Read more
A new provincial report is showing that patients and families from across Southeastern Ontario are benefiting from improved access to stroke care. In fact, according to the new data released by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and the Ontario Stroke Network (OSN), our region showed...Read more