Bridge-builder, visionary, cherished mentor, brilliant researcher – these are just some of the ways his colleagues describe Dr. Roger Deeley as he steps down from his combined roles of Vice President, Health Sciences Research, Kingston Health Sciences Centre, President & CEO, KGH Research Institute and Vice-Dean, Research, Faculty of Health...Read more
While psychiatry, nursing, social work and occupational therapy are the common inpatient services available to people admitted to Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) Mental Health Program at the Kingston General Hospital site, more therapeutic programming is being offered by dietitians, spiritual care workers and community partners such as Peer...Read more
Following months of work at the Kingston General Hospital site of Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), construction for a second MRI scanner and a new MRI suite has been completed.
“The opening of this second MRI is an exciting moment for the patients and families in our Southeastern Ontario region,”...Read more
Simulation in health care is commonplace for learning or practicing skills but the value of simulation jumps to a whole new level when it brings clinical teams together to collaborate on creating standards of practice that will improve the quality of patient care.
That’s exactly what happened recently when more...Read more
The Students Overcoming Anxiety and Rebuilding (SOAR) program is designed to help students in grades five through eight build their emotional awareness. For the past five years, through programming such as art workshops, it has also helped Dr. Jennifer Davidson, a psychologist in Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) Child &...Read more
One of the more difficult pieces of being in the hospital is the distance patients have to contend with that rests between them and their home, friends and families. Now, a new partnership between KHSC and Lakeridge Health is helping to close this distance for some of our autologous stem...Read more
Wait times for certain specialized tests are not a new or uncommon challenge for patients and care providers across Ontario. However, an innovative new partnership between Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and Queen’s University is hoping to change that.
As part of the new Queen’s Cardio Pulmonary Unit (QCPU), located...Read more
Five years of collaborative planning and learning between Clinical Nutrition and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has resulted in the opening of Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) first milk lab, a central location on Kidd 5 for the storage, clean preparation, and nutritional fortification of fresh expressed breast milk,...Read more
In partnership with staff across Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and Providence Care, the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) runs a popular series of behind-the-scenes health care tours that have demonstrated the power of bringing staff and donors together.
“Our tour participants already have an attachment to health care when they...Read more
If you are calm under pressure, detail oriented, have stamina, and like working with your hands, you have some of the unique traits needed to be an operating room (OR) nurse. After becoming a registered nurse or registered practical nurse, you will also need specialized training, which until now you...Read more