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
Researchers at Kingston Health Sciences Centre and Queen’s University have published the first set of findings stemming from the Kingston Allergy Birth Cohort – a study that tracks the origins of allergies in nearly 400 mother-child pairs from pre-birth into early childhood.
The study confirmed a number of previously known factors that play...Read more
A new study by KGH Research Institute clinician-scientist Susan Brogly has revealed that 25 per cent of women suffering from a prenatal opioid dependence were not being treated for their addiction. Using data from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), the study also shows rising numbers of...Read more
After months of behind the scenes preparations, Hotel Dieu Hospital and Kingston General Hospital have now joined together to create Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). The new hospital corporation became an official legal entity on Saturday, April 1.
“This is an exciting time for everyone at both hospitals...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