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
Nov. 24, 2016
There’s a disconnect between patients’ and families’ stated values about end of life, and the medical treatments they choose when the time comes to make those hard decisions, says a new study by a Kingston General Hospital critical care physician.
“The driver behind our study was our...Read more
A new joint study by a clinician-researcher at Kingston General Hospital and the University of Calgary aims to create a framework to assist intensive care physicians in partnering with patient’s families, to enable and empower them as advocates and participants in patient care.
Organ and tissue donations save hundreds of lives across the province each year. Now, KGH has created a special space inside our hospital to recognize our many donors and their families – a new Organ and Tissue Donor Memorial wall located in the Kidd 2 hallway.
The idea for a...Read more