KGH researchers part of groundbreaking discovery 

Aspirin before surgery ineffective at preventing heart attacks, new research finds

Kingston General Hospital and Queen’s University researchers are part of a groundbreaking international study that has shown that starting – or continuing – to take Aspirin before non-cardiac surgery as a way to protect the heart after surgery is ineffective and, in some cases, harmful. Read more here.

How are we doing?   

As a publicly-funded hospital in Ontario, we are accountable to our patients, our communities, the South East Local Health Integration Network and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. We support the sharing of information about our budget and improvement plans to ensure ongoing transparency and accountability. We believe this transparency will enhance patient safety and strengthen the public’s confidence in our hospital. Read more ..  


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