News

Wed, 2017-05-24 16:34
By John Pereira

Surgical teams at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) now have the latest technology at their fingertips when performing delicate brain and spine surgeries. Two new neuronavigation systems are now in place in the Operating Rooms at Kingston General Hospital thanks to a recent $350,000 donation from the KGH...Read more

Cancer treatment can help improve the quality and longevity of your life, but sometimes the treatment can have negative effects in other areas. One area that is often overlooked is the impact it can have on a patient’s sexual health. Now though, a new clinic run out of the ...Read more

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

Patients and families in Southeastern Ontario will soon be benefitting from a focus on healthcare in the 2017 Provincial budget. The budget, which was recently unveiled at Queen’s Park, guaranteed a minimum two per cent increase in base funding for each hospital in Ontario. It also included an...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. 

Last month, Dr. Jocelyn Garland, a KGH nephrologist and assistant professor at Queen’s University...Read more

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

For the past few months teams made up of staff, physicians and patients from across the KGH site have been busy talking about what our facilities will look like in the future. They’re now closing in on a major milestone as several key planning documents are almost complete. 

For our...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

Construction will soon begin on our Labour and Delivery unit and once complete, families will have more permanent and quicker access to water therapy when giving birth in Kingston.

It’s all thanks to a recent donation of $110,000 by the Lions Club of Kingston. The funds, which were...Read more

Organ and tissue donations save hundreds of lives across the province each year. Now, Kingston Health Sciences Centre is being called out for being leaders in organ and tissue donations.

A recent report by Trillium Gift of Life Network shows that at the KGH site, 100 per cent...Read more

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