New Appointments

March 6, 2023

Welcoming Corrie Hall to our Acute and Regional Stroke team!

Jennifer Holliday, KHSC Stroke Specialist Case Manager will be moving to a management role on Kidd 4 as of Feb 20th. We are very grateful to Jen for her leadership and support on the stroke team over the past few years and wish her the very best in her new role

July 7, 2022

You may have seen the Ministry of Health announcement that came out April 12th Ontario Building a Stronger, More Resilient Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Program. Our Stroke Network was so pleased to see this new emphasis on home-based and outpatient Community Stroke Rehabilitation Services. The announcement noted that the Ontario government is investing up to $5 million to establish a new, comprehensive community post-stroke rehabilitation program for adult stroke patients of all ages

January 21, 2022

On behalf of the team at PSFDH, we would like to take a moment to congratulate Tracy Thorne as the successful candidate for the Clinic Nurse Role within our Vascular Protection Clinic (VPC).

January 19, 2022

On behalf of the QHC team please join us in welcoming Isobel Manzer to the position of QHC District Stroke Coordinator. Isobel is an Allied Health Professional, with clinical background as an Audiologist, and graduate certificates in Project Management and Health Services Administration.

October 15, 2021

Kayla Purdon, RN, BScN, BA, MN will begin working with the Stroke Network on Oct 20th as our Regional Stroke Community and LTC Coordinator. Kayla has a Masters of Nursing (Teaching Focus) from Athabasca, Alberta that included courses in Evidence-based Practice, Dissemination Strategies, Collaboration and Leadership roles in Health.

October 15, 2021

Liisa Ware began working as our Stroke Network Administrative Assistant on Oct 4th. Liisa brings over 17 years of KHSC experience to our program including roles in registration and data entry for the Ontario Breast Screening Program,

January 12, 2021

The Stroke Network of Southeastern Ontario welcomes Emilia Leslie who will be facilitating the KFLA stroke support groups and programs.  Emilia has shared this message:"My name is Emilia Leslie and I am very excited and grateful to announce the start of my position as the Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) Program Coordinator – Stroke Department at the Greater Kingston site. I have had the privilege of working with individuals and families in various settings for over a decade, as well as meaningful partnerships with community service providers.

September 17, 2019

The Regional and KHSC Stroke Teams are pleased to warmly welcome Jennifer Holliday as our new part time Stroke Specialist Case Manager. Jennifer is just completing her orientation to the role and will work closely with Anne Dubé, full time Stroke Specialist Case Manager and with the full stroke team. Jennifer’s  nursing career began in 2004 with a nursing diploma from St Lawrence College in Kingston. In 2018, she received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from St.

May 9, 2019

We are delighted to welcome Heather Jenkins to the role of Regional Stroke Education Coordinator with the Stroke Network of Southeastern Ontario.Heather obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Memorial University NFLD in 1999, followed by a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Queen’s University in 2002.