Have you ever wondered who’s on the other end of the phone when you call #myKHSC? Or the person behind the voice making announcements in the hospital using the overhead paging system?

Chances are you’ve either spoken with or heard Mark Westcott, one of many caring and helpful switchboard operators.

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If you ask Jeffrey Lalonde what he enjoys most about being a registered dietitian with #myKHSC, you’ll see his eyes light up and not even a mask can hide his smile.

“The patients of course,” he chuckles. “And my work colleagues, who are more like friends.”

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Growing up Bianca Sabatini never dreamed of becoming a social worker, but now she can’t imagine doing anything else.

She’s part of a multifaceted team at #myKHSC, made up of more than 60 social workers, who strive to enhance the health and well-being of patients, families and communities.

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By day Michelle Hiebert is an executive assistant at #myKHSC, but during her spare time she’s supporting a local charity and helping those less fortunate stay a little warmer.

“SOCKS Kingston collects new socks for the homeless and those in need,” Hiebert explained. “Many people do not realize that socks...Read more

Every shift, Anne Vincent makes her rounds to about half a dozen units at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC).

As a medical laboratory technologist for point-of-care testing, part of her role includes making sure care teams are set up for success.

“Point-of-care testing is the testing of any samples taken...Read more

Jason Mellon has battled addiction for nearly his entire life. In fact, he had his first drink in 1986 when he was just 10-years-old.

“I came from a broken home where I experienced verbal, physical and sexual abuse. I was sexually molested starting at 6-years-old by a family member who...Read more

After two long years mired in a pandemic, it’s safe to assume that many people will be hitting the road this summer, taking advantage of the warmer weather and easing COVID-19 safety measures. That’s especially true here in Southeastern Ontario where many will be heading to cottages, or taking their...Read more

April 17 is World Hemophilia Day and the Inherited Bleeding Disorders Team  at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) are promoting the use of an online Bleeding Assessment Tool (BAT) that will help individuals determine if the bleeding they experience is ‘normal’ and will guide the individual towards the help they...Read more

An innovative partnership between Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and Focus Eye Centre is making cataract surgery more accessible for patients and families and is redefining what it means to be a tertiary care hospital.

“The partnership takes advantage of a state-of-the-art operating room (OR), which is the first ever...Read more

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has partnered with the Street Health Centre (SHC) and the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) to bring innovative ultrasound services where it is needed most for vulnerable populations in Kingston.

SHC provides care to vulnerable populations by operating low-threshold, barrier-free access to primary care and...Read more