It’s not often that new technology checks off the big priorities at Kingston Health Sciences Centre all at once but the launch of an advanced digital slit lamp in Ophthalmology is doing exactly that.
In an ocular exam, a slit lamp is vital equipment because it magnifies and illuminates parts...Read more
Nothing says summer like a bike ride in the sunshine, and this week more than 30 children with special needs experienced the joy of riding a two-wheel bike for the first time thanks to a life-changing recreational camp at the Constantine Arena at CFB Kingston July 8 to 12.
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
On May 16, Dr. Ashley Waddington, a gynecologist at Kingston Health Sciences Centre who specializes in contraception and transgender health care, joined the eight other committee members and the chair of Health Canada’s new Scientific Advisory Committee on Health Products for Women for their first meeting in Ottawa.
A news...Read more
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