Patients and families in Southeastern Ontario will soon benefit from a major donation announced today at Kingston General Hospital. Britton Smith and Homestead Land Holdings have announced that they have donated $3 million for a second Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine at KGH. Combined with 500 other donations towards the...Read more
Researchers at Kingston General Hospital will soon have a dedicated space for their investigations and collaborations. Early design and development stages of the $5.7 million, 10,000 square-foot W.J. Henderson Centre for Patient-Oriented Research have been approved by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Construction tendering will begin in...Read more
A new mobile phone app has been launched in Kingston with a goal of saving the lives of people who experience cardiac arrest outside of the hospital. Kingston is the first community in Canada to introduce PulsePoint – a free app that is already saving lives in more than 1,000...Read more
Roger Deeley, President of the Kingston General Hospital Research Institute and Vice-Dean, Research, Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Peer-selected fellowship in the Royal Society is one of the highest honours bestowed on Canadian scholars, artists and scientists in the...Read more
Trustees from the William James Henderson Foundation pledged $1 million over four years to the University Hospital Kingston Foundation (UHKF), their largest gift to date, to help build the Centre for Patient-Oriented Research at Kingston General Hospital (KGH). In recognition of this generous gift, the new research facility will be...Read more
A synthetic stool treatment transplanted during a proof-of-concept trial at Kingston General Hospital has been shown to cure those who experience chronic C. difficile infections.
The results of the trial were published in Microbiome, a peer-reviewed scientific journal and were part of a co-authored study written by...Read more
It's a notion our cardiac program took to heart some time ago -- put the patient first, and the rest will follow. A glance at our Q3 results show just how well the strategy is paying off. All of the program's milestones are coloured green, meaning they are right on...Read more