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
Beginning on Tuesday January 3rd, 2017, the laneway that leads to the Kingston General Hospital’s Armstrong wing entrance off Lower University Avenue will be closed to vehicles as the hospital replaces its oxygen system. This important work will increase the capacity of our oxygen system, allowing us to continue to...Read more
On behalf of the KGH Board of Directors and the Executive Team we would like to extend season’s greetings to everyone who works, learns and volunteers at KGH as well as to our patients, their families and our community.
For KGH, there is no doubt 2016 will be one for...Read more
A new space here at KGH is now open for parents who need to feed their babies while in the hospital. KGH’s new Baby Friendly room is part of our effort to become accredited by the World Health Organization as a Baby Friendly hospital. We would be the...Read more
A KGH cardiologist has been recognized for his leadership in advancing training in novel techniques for treating cardiac arrhythmia to doctors across Canada and around the world.
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
All three Kingston hospitals recently received some good news from the Provincial Government as Kingston and the Islands MPP Sophie Kiwala announced new funding for Kingston General Hospital, Hotel Dieu Hospital and Providence Care.
KGH will receive an additional $890,900 in base funding this year, while...Read more
The KGH Research Institute congratulates Dr. Stephen Archer, Clinician Scientist, KGHRI and Head, Department of Medicine, Queen’s University, who has received this year’s Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Heart Association. The award, created in 2003, honours American Heart Association members who have made extraordinary contributions to cardiovascular and stroke...Read more
Thanks to patient volunteers at Kingston General and Hotel Dieu hospitals, clinicians now have new insight into the best way to treat simple ankle sprains.
A recently published study, led by Kingston General Hospital clinician-researcher Dr. Rob Brison and Dr. Brenda Brouwer from the School of Rehabilitation Therapy, have...Read more