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New technology is coming to KGH that will raise the bar on how we deliver patient care. Our Automated Chemistry Track will streamline how patient specimens are tested in our Clinical Laboratory.

 “Lab test results are used to make clinical decisions about admission, discharge and diagnosis for our patients, so...Read more

Every day hundreds of specimens from patients are sent to our clinical laboratories for testing. All of them are important as they help decide the next steps in a patient’s care plan. To ensure fast and accurate testing, KGH has been focused on reducing the number of specimen...Read more

For many patients, getting in and out of their inpatient bed can be a challenge and this is where some new equipment is coming in handy in our hospital. Several new transfer poles have just been added to Connell 10 for patients with mobility issues to use.

These poles attach...Read more

After seven years as the President and CEO of Kingston General Hospital, Leslee Thompson is saying goodbye this month to KGH. She starts her new role as the CEO of Accreditation Canada on February 1.

To help celebrate her many accomplishments, two special events were held in January. The first, for...Read more

Kingston General Hospital is always looking for new ways we can become a cleaner and greener hospital. To help measure how we are doing, each year we put our environmental performance to the test by participating in the Green Hospital Scorecard that’s run by the Ontario Hospital Association....Read more

The Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary has wrapped up another successful Teddy Bear Campaign, surpassing their 2015 goal of $20,000. Over the course of the six week campaign the Auxiliary saw more than 200 teddy bears sponsored, each for $100.

The campaign received overwhelming support from the community including donations from...Read more

KINGSTON, ON -- Groundbreaking research by KGHRI clinician scientist Dr. Stephen Archer was celebrated today with the opening of the William J. Henderson Laboratory, home of the Archer Laboratory Program on Cardiovascular Sciences and Mitochondrial Biology.

The laboratory, located in Botterell Hall, Queen’s University, was established thanks to a $500,000...Read more

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

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