Nov. 24, 2016
There’s a disconnect between patients’ and families’ stated values about end of life, and the medical treatments they choose when the time comes to make those hard decisions, says a new study by a Kingston General Hospital critical care physician.
“The driver behind our study was our...Read more
The Kingston General Hospital Research Institute congratulates KGHRI clinician scientist Dr. Stephen Vanner on being a recipient of Queen’s University’s 2016 Prize for Excellence in Research.
Dr. Vanner is one of five outstanding Queen’s researchers named to this year’s honour, which recognizes significant contributions to their field. Dr. Vanner was...Read more
The Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary, and its financial partners Royal Canadian Legion Branch 560 and Branch 560 Ladies Auxiliary, today launched its 2016 ‘Show Children You Care’ Teddy Bear Campaign to support the purchase of patient-care equipment for the pediatric program at Kingston General...Read more
The cookies have been sold, the donations have been counted and once again Tim Hortons has wrapped up another successful Smile Cookie campaign. This year the campaign raised over $71,000 to support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at KGH.
The cookies were sold the week of September...Read more
Beginning on Thursday, October 27 at 6:00 p.m., the laneway that leads to Kingston General Hospital’s main Kidd-Davies entrance will be closed to vehicles while it undergoes asphalt and concrete repairs. This important work will improve safety as it will allow KGH to even out the pavement and fix potholes....Read more
A breast cancer diagnosis can be a life-changing experience and now Kingston General Hospital (KGH) and Hotel Dieu Hospital (HDH) are providing a new level of support to patients through a more comprehensive breast reconstruction program that connects patients with a breast reconstruction surgeon sooner than ever before....Read more
David Maslove, a clinician scientist and intensive care specialist with the Kingston General Hospital Research Institute, has published new research that suggests that commercially available fitness trackers provide accurate enough data to be useful for patient monitoring in a hospital setting.
With the increasing popularity of personal fitness trackers –...Read more