Kingston General Hospital has been making headlines across the country lately and it’s for something that we have actually had in place for quite some time. The hospital is being held up as an example of the benefits of moving away from restricted visiting hours and towards 24-7 family presence....Read more
When Natalie George recently delivered a healthy eight pound, 10 ounce baby girl via water birth at Kingston General Hospital (KGH), the hospital became one of the few hospitals in Canada – and the first and only academic, tertiary, complex-care centre in Ontario – to provide in-hospital water...Read more
After months of careful planning, a new program has launched this week for patients in our Mental Health Program. It’s called the Intensive Transitional Treatment Program (ITTP) and it’s all about supporting vulnerable patients soon after they are discharged from Kingston General Hospital.
“We know that leaving the inpatient unit...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
A Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine is one of the most technologically advanced pieces of equipment in the hospital. It supports the care of all types of patients, ranging from complex cancer, cardiac and pediatric patients, to the hockey player who hurt a knee during a game of shinny.
Unfortunately, because...Read more