When First Nations, Inuit and Métis (FNIM) people experience culturally safe healthcare, patient experiences and outcomes are improved. This understanding is driving some exciting work at the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario to improve care for Indigenous patients and families.
“We’re working every day with our partners and patients to...Read more
In the world of healthcare, partnerships are essential to thrive and provide the best care possible, which is why Providence Care and Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) have teamed up to create a shared People Services department that spans the two organizations. This strategy has proven to have many benefits...Read more
The hospital body that champions patient and family-centred care is gearing up to honour a physician who exemplifies that approach to patient care every single day.
For the next three weeks the Kingston Health Sciences Centre Patient & Family Advisory Council will be seeking nominations for its Exceptional Healer: Patient...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
The Board of Directors of Kingston General Hospital and Hotel Dieu Hospital announced today that they have agreed to create a new academic health sciences centre that will bring together the operations of the two hospitals. The new organization will operate as one hospital with one budget, on...Read more
Improving patient flow is a priority for every hospital in our region. Last week, a special regional working group dropped by Kingston General Hospital to take a closer look at how we are managing and improving patient flow.
This working group is made up of representatives from the South East...Read more