Intensive care patients who survive a critical illness can experience weakness and other limitations to their function long after they leave hospital. Now a unique, multi-site study being conducted through the Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is aiming to improve patients’ recovery through the use of early nutritional supplements and...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
A physician with the Kingston Health Sciences Centre – Kingston General Hospital site recently received high praise for her work in going above and beyond in delivery of care for one of her patients.
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
April 6, 2017
There’s a distinctly local face to this year’s National Advance Care Planning Day campaign.
The Canada-wide initiative, which takes place on Sunday, April 16, is being launched this week with a new video featuring five Kingston residents who talk about how they are planning for their future...Read more
Kingston General Hospital, (KGH) the first hospital in Canada to complete a blue light cystoscopy outside of a clinical trial, will soon begin offering the procedure on regular basis to improve the quality of life for patients living with bladder cancer in Southeastern Ontario.
The procedure combines a...Read more
Four global health researchers at Queen’s University and Kingston General Hospital Research Institute are aiming to change the lives of some of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable populations, particularly mothers and children.
Co-leaders Heather Aldersey (School of Rehabilitation Therapy), Susan Bartels (Emergency Medicine), Colleen Davison (Public Health Sciences) and...Read more
Thanks to valuable feedback from our patients, the blood collection room in our Burr Wing has now been relocated to a new and bigger space. Patients receiving treatment for cancer or a kidney disease are now directed to this new room when they need to provide a blood sample for lab testing....Read more
A revolutionary new technology is now in use at Kingston General Hospital (KGH) that is improving the treatment of patients with complex cardiac conditions. Known as the St. Jude Medical™ Ensite Precision™ cardiac mapping system, this technology is the first of its kind to be used in a...Read more