Learning that you have cancer and then waiting to hear about a treatment plan is a period of time fraught with anxiety and questions for many patients. However, a new multidisciplinary clinic for patients with lung cancer is working to eliminate that waiting period. As part of the lung diagnostic assessment...Read more
The pricing of cancer drugs appears to have no relationship to their effectiveness, a new study from KGH Research Institute clinician scientist Christopher Booth shows.
The review reveals that the most expensive drugs were not the most beneficial.
“Most members of the public (and many patients) may not understand that...Read more
In just over a month, Kingston Health Sciences Centre will be welcoming about 130 new medical residents. Once they arrive, they will be spending the next several years with us, completing their training to become full physicians while helping care for patients and families at both our Hotel...Read more
Surgical teams at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) now have the latest technology at their fingertips when performing delicate brain and spine surgeries. Two new neuronavigation systems are now in place in the Operating Rooms at Kingston General Hospital thanks to a recent $350,000 donation from the KGH...Read more
Cancer treatment can help improve the quality and longevity of your life, but sometimes the treatment can have negative effects in other areas. One area that is often overlooked is the impact it can have on a patient’s sexual health. Now though, a new clinic run out of the ...Read more
Intensive care patients who survive a critical illness can experience weakness and other limitations to their function long after they leave hospital. Now a unique, multi-site study being conducted through the Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is aiming to improve patients’ recovery through the use of early nutritional supplements and...Read more
It’s not unusual for a visit to a family physician to end in a referral to a specialist in the quest for more information or treatment for a specific condition or health concern. As patients across the country know, it may take some time before an appointment can actually take...Read more
Patients and families in Southeastern Ontario will soon be benefitting from a focus on healthcare in the 2017 Provincial budget. The budget, which was recently unveiled at Queen’s Park, guaranteed a minimum two per cent increase in base funding for each hospital in Ontario. It also included an...Read more
A physician with the Kingston Health Sciences Centre – Kingston General Hospital site recently received high praise for her work in going above and beyond in delivery of care for one of her patients.
KHSC's Critical Care Program is embracing a new way of helping to deliver patient- and family-centred care. As of this month, nurses in the program are carrying out standardized patient bedside handovers.
“We hear from our families and patients that they want to be more involved with their care planning...Read more