Angela Morin was deeply bothered when she watched a dear friend sit for three long hours, in terrible pain, in a hospital waiting room nine years ago.
“I thought ‘how can this be happening,’” she recalls. “Everything was revolving around the hospital and its processes, not my suffering friend. When she...Read more
Putting patients and families at the centre of their care has earned nurse Tracey Froess and Dr. Maria del Pilar Vélez Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) 2018 Exceptional Healer Awards.
Froess and Dr. Vélez were among 22 nurses and physicians nominated by patients, families and staff for the annual award....Read more
Kingston Health Science's Centre's (KHSC) mission to compassionately care for others has translated into a warmer winter for hundreds in our community this year.
By the time the annual Hotel Dieu Hospital/St. Mary’s Cathedral Winter Coat Drive wrapped up on January 18, the distribution centre had handed out 2622 items. Those items...Read more
If your doctor or nurse at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has provided you with excellent patient- and family-centred care, now is your chance to nominate them for an Exceptional Healer Award.
KHSC is encouraging patients to nominate doctors and nurses who are innovative in their approaches to patient care,...Read more
Dr. Jocelyn Garland, a physician at Kingston Health Sciences Centre and associate professor at Queen’s University was recently recognized for providing outstanding care to her patients and the community with a prestigious Specialist of the Year award from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
This recognition came to...Read more
Outside the chapel in the Kidd 2 hallway of the Kingston General Hospital site, there is a special glass wall that changes a little bit every year. Known as the Organ and Tissue Donor Memorial Wall, it recognizes those who pursued the opportunity to give others the gift of life...Read more
A new study out of Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is helping to shed some light on a serious but often misunderstood health condition. Delirium has been shown to have critical long-term impact on the most seriously ill patients, but still has no known cause.
For former KHSC patient Robert,...Read more
The outbreak of Influenza at KGH has been declared over. However, influenza is still present within our region.
Family members and visitors to patients are asked to delay their visit if you they have had a fever within the last 72 hours or are experiencing a cough or muscle aches....Read more
Her strong commitment to putting patients and families at the centre of care has earned Dr. Shawna Johnston the 2018 Exceptional Healer Award from Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC).
Dr. Johnston was one of 21 physicians nominated by patients, families and staff for the annual award, created by...Read more
Patients in Southeastern Ontario on a specific type of chemotherapy are now benefiting from a novel approach to treatment and are receiving their care closer to home.
Known as Vidaza, this injectable treatment is used for certain types of bone marrow cancers and blood cell disorders. Typically, patients on Vidaza receive it seven...Read more
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