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
Thanks to valuable feedback from our patients, the blood collection room in our Burr Wing has now been relocated to a new and bigger space. Patients receiving treatment for cancer or a kidney disease are now directed to this new room when they need to provide a blood sample for lab testing....Read more
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
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
What is in a name? For many cancer patients hearing your name called out takes on a new meaning when sitting in a busy waiting room. When the nurse calls you in for your appointment you quickly lose your anonymity in front the other patients, caregivers, and volunteers.
This week...Read more
KGHRI molecular geneticist and Queen’s University cancer researcher Harriet Feilotter (Pathology and Molecular Medicine) is co-leading a multi-institutional study with Dr. John Bartlett of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR) on the efficacy of a genetic sequencing assay that tests more than 100 genetic mutations in cancer cells. (An...Read more
Patients, visitors and staff at Kingston General Hospital (KGH) got a real surprise when they looked out of their windows earlier this week. Suspended in mid-air were Batman, Superman, Spiderman and friends coming down the side of the hospital cleaning the windows.
The kids were definitely thrilled...Read more
The South East Regional Cancer Program (SERCP) in partnership with Kingston General Hospital recently invited indigenous community members from across the region to celebrate the newly opened Indigenous all nations healing room in the hospital's Connell wing.
The space was designed with input from Indigenous patients who were asking for an...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
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