Marla Rosen spends about 70 hours a month at KGH, but she's not a paid employee. She's a patient experience advisor who works with hospital staff and administration to improve policies, programs and services that affect patients and their families.
Last week, Rosen received the Human Touch Award in recognition...Read more
The aim of the KGH Connect event series is to bring everyone up to date on the latest happenings at KGH. A full house showed up for the most recent evening event.
It was held in Memorial Hall in Kingston City Hall on Thursday, April 26. President and CEO Leslee...Read more
End-of-life care planning is a tough conversation to have for many people. But this week, the new national “Speak Up” campaign is hoping to fire up more discussions about it.
To get the ball rolling, Monday was National Advance Care Planning Day. Here at KGH we marked it with an...Read more
The annual Relay for Life is now out of the starting blocks. This year, the Canadian Cancer Society is teaming up with the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) and KGH for the all-night affair.
The 12-hour fundraising event kicks off at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 1 and runs all...Read more
It's a celebration that's been a long time in the making. After almost four years of constant construction at KGH, phase one of our redevelopment project is now complete. To help mark this major milestone, Ontario's Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Deb Matthews travelled here for a tour and...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
With just few words into a microphone, the action begins in the Simulation Lab on Douglas 3. On this day, a nurse and a paramedic are teaming up with a resident to try to resuscitate a pediatric mannequin. Dr. Damon Dagnone is one of the instructors watching the scene unfold...Read more
Have you ever seen the Kingston bus advertisements seeking people with springtime allergies for a new research study? They come from our own Anne Ellis, director of the Allergy Research Unit and Environmental Exposure Unit (EEU) at KGH. She's a provincial leader in clinical trials that help bring new allergy...Read more
This is our chance to share with you some of the success stories from our latest quarterly report against our long-term strategy and annual corporate performance goals.
Our third quarter ended December 31, 2011, and I'm pleased to report that 74 per cent of our milestone targets are on track....Read more
Ever wonder why we hiccup? A researcher from Kingston General Hospital and Queen's University has offered an explanation for the mysterious reflex, published today in the journal BioEssays.
Most common reflexes have been explained - sneezing clears irritants from our noses, coughing expels materials from our airways. The hiccup has...Read more