The Board of Directors of Kingston General Hospital and Hotel Dieu Hospital announced today that they have agreed to create a new academic health sciences centre that will bring together the operations of the two hospitals. The new organization will operate as one hospital with one budget, on...Read more
There is no doubt a picture can be worth a thousand words, and this year we have created a special annual report that makes the most of the photographs we have captured over the past year.
KGH This Year takes a colourful look back at the 2015-16 fiscal year highlighting...Read more
Having celebrated Kingston General Hospital’s 175th birthday back in 2013 most people know that we’re an organization with a rich history. But another important milestone was recently commemorated at KGH that recognized our role in the foundation of our country.
Tuesday, June 14 marked the 175th anniversary of the first Parliament meeting of the...Read more
The province’s efforts to create an electronic health record for every patient are picking up steam. Here at KGH we have been doing our part by taking part in an important pilot project that has successfully brought patient lab test results online for care teams in our hospital to view....Read more
Palliative care and end-of-life issues have been headline news recently. Our aging population and the resulting strain on our health care system are raising questions about how and where we provide care. The proposed medically assisted dying bill has provoked a national conversation around what’s important to us and how...Read more
KGHRI clinician-scientist Paula James isn’t afraid to talk about periods, and she hopes others join the conversation in order to help women recognize if they have a bleeding disorder. The Let’s Talk Period website aims to increase awareness of the signs and symptoms of bleeding disorders. As many as 35,000 Canadians may be...Read more
Seven rooms at Kingston General Hospital are now more ‘kid-friendly’ thanks to some recent renovations by the Smilezone Foundation. It’s hoped that the bright and fun new spaces, located in the hospital’s Pediatrics unit and in the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario, will improve the experiences of children while...Read more