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Eight world leaders in Patient and Family Centred Care were at our hospital last week.

Staff and advisors from the Georgia Health Sciences Health System (GHS) were here on a mission. Over two days they held workshops with our staff and physicians to share what they've learned over the years....Read more

Dr. Daren Heyland and his research team at the Kingston General Hospital Clinical Evaluation Research Unit (CERU) received a grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to advance research into meeting the nutrition needs of high risk, critically ill patients.

The...Read more

A new research network focused on improving healthcare for an aging population positions Canada as a global leader in providing the highest quality of care for the seriously ill elderly.

Daren Heyland, Queen's professor of medicine will lead the Technology Evaluation in the Elderly Network (TECH VALUE NET) as its...Read more

This year's Simulation Olympics were a bigger event than ever.

Nineteen teams and 85 participants competed last week. The action took place over three days at the Clinical Simulation Centre in the new Queen's School of Medicine building.

Over 25 KGH registered nurses and respiratory therapists were able to take...Read more

National Nursing Week is a great chance to celebrate the hundreds of nurses who work at KGH. It's also an opportunity to shine the spotlight on a smaller group of nurses in our hospital, nurse practitioners (NP).

At the moment there are eight of them working in a range of...Read more

Marla Rosen spends about 70 hours a month at KGH, but she's not a paid employee. She's a patient experience advisor who works with hospital staff and administration to improve policies, programs and services that affect patients and their families.

Last week, Rosen received the Human Touch Award in recognition...Read more

The aim of the KGH Connect event series is to bring everyone up to date on the latest happenings at KGH. A full house showed up for the most recent evening event.

It was held in Memorial Hall in Kingston City Hall on Thursday, April 26. President and CEO Leslee...Read more

End-of-life care planning is a tough conversation to have for many people. But this week, the new national “Speak Up” campaign is hoping to fire up more discussions about it.

To get the ball rolling, Monday was National Advance Care Planning Day. Here at KGH we marked it with an...Read more

The annual Relay for Life is now out of the starting blocks. This year, the Canadian Cancer Society is teaming up with the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) and KGH for the all-night affair.

The 12-hour fundraising event kicks off at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 1 and runs all...Read more

It's a celebration that's been a long time in the making. After almost four years of constant construction at KGH, phase one of our redevelopment project is now complete. To help mark this major milestone, Ontario's Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Deb Matthews travelled here for a tour and...Read more

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