Medicine in the Mushkegowuk: A Connection Between North and South

*the following guest blog was written by Brendan Cull, 2013 Curatorial Assistant at the Museum of Health Care.  Residents of Kingston will be aware of the positive impact that the local hospitals have on our city’s overall health, but what many of us might not know is that they have a much wider reach than … More Medicine in the Mushkegowuk: A Connection Between North and South

A Tribute to Canada’s Nurses: Celebrating Nursing Week 2013

The following blog post was written by Museum Curator Dr. Pamela Peacock In Canada, the hard work and dedication of nurses is formally recognized during National Nursing Week, the second of week of May.  International Nurses Day, designated by the International Council of Nurses in 1974, is celebrated on May 12th.  This day was chosen … More A Tribute to Canada’s Nurses: Celebrating Nursing Week 2013

Would I Have Died? Meconium Aspiration Syndrome

*the following guest blog was written by Maddi McKay, 2012 Curatorial Assistant at the Museum of Health Care It is my belief that, every once in a while, it is more important to examine the present than the past to truly understand the magnitude of various discoveries, achievements, and failures. This blog post will focus … More Would I Have Died? Meconium Aspiration Syndrome