It’s one of those positions you may never have heard of, but without people like Bradley Leaver Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) wouldn’t be able to perform many of its procedures.
Leaver is a medical device reprocessing technician.
It’s no secret health care facilities use a wide array of equipment,...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
In just a few short years, surgical teams in Kingston have leapfrogged their peers, becoming the highest volume robotic colorectal surgery program in the country. Officially launched in 2018, the A.B. Smith QC Robotics program at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) now regularly completes between 80-110 robotic cases a year...Read more
A new $2.8-million hybrid operating room (OR) at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) opened today and will advance minimally-invasive endovascular (inside-blood vessels) procedures in Kingston by combining state-of-the-art imaging technology with an OR equipped to perform traditional surgeries.
One of the many benefits of this new room will be that...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
As part of the provincial government’s COVID-19 fall preparedness plan, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) will receive over $10 million in government funding to open a new inpatient surgical unit at the Hotel Dieu Hospital (HDH) site.
“Increasing our hospital capacity in this way directly relates, and is essential, to...Read more
“If it weren’t for the increased need to keep emergency department visits for emergencies during the COVID pandemic, I don’t think I would have experienced the excellent virtual care I received in the comfort of my home after my hospital stay,” says Herbert Rae, a Kingston Ontario resident who, after...Read more
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has become the first in North America to offer a unique surgical procedure to treat patients with a complex aortic disease known as an aortic dissection, a life-threatening condition in which the largest artery in the body splits or breaks.
Repairing the aorta, especially at...Read more
Surgical teams at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) now have the latest technology at their fingertips when performing delicate brain and spine surgeries. Two new neuronavigation systems are now in place in the Operating Rooms at Kingston General Hospital thanks to a recent $350,000 donation from the KGH...Read more
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