The outbreak of Influenza at KGH has been declared over. However, influenza is still present within our region.
Family members and visitors to patients are asked to delay their visit if you they have had a fever within the last 72 hours or are experiencing a cough or muscle aches....Read more
Over the years the Team Awards have become part of the culture at KHSC, celebrating teams of people dedicated to transforming the patient and family experience in the areas of Care, Knowledge and Leadership. This year, nine groups from across KHSC were nominated. They are:
The Admission Transmission Unit...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
Home owners across Ontario are making small changes such as replacing lightbulbs, turning down thermostats and doing loads of laundry in off-peak hours all in an effort to become more energy efficient. The same goes for hospitals who are now receiving support through the Provincial Government’s new Hospital Energy Efficiency...Read more
With Queen’s University students moving into residence Sunday, Sept. 3, it’s expected that streets in the vicinity of the KGH site will be packed solid with cars from 8 a.m. until 4-5 p.m. As a result, Kingston Transit (KT) buses will not service the KGH site between start of service...Read more
KGH has many pieces of art on display, and each plays an important role in our hospital setting. Not only do they brighten up our many public spaces, they also can give people a lift when they need it most.
Two new paintings are now doing just that in our...Read more
Richard King is one of hundreds of patient volunteers who have taken part in respiratory studies over the past 25 years with Dr. Denis O’Donnell, a world renowned researcher in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) at Kingston General Hospital. Read his “Patients + Research” blog post on the ...Read more
Construction has officially begun on the W.J. Henderson Centre for Patient-Oriented Research.
Work on the 9,000 square-foot discovery hub on the Connell 4 wing of Kingston General Hospital was kicked off today by representatives of the W.J. Henderson Foundation, which pledged $1 million to the $4.2 million project, and other donors, who took...Read more
From our Operating Rooms, to our inpatient rooms, to our busy lobbies, Kingston General Hospital recently put our cleaning performance to the test and we came up with some impressive results.
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