The Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary has wrapped up another successful Teddy Bear Campaign, once again surpassing their goal of $20,000. Over the course of their campaign the Auxiliary saw more than 250 bears sponsored for a grand total of $27,000.
All the funds raised will be used to support Pediatrics....Read more
Despite being years away from breaking ground, KGH’s Phase 2 Redevelopment project is beginning to pick up steam. Working groups representing key areas of the hospital involved in the $500 million project have begun to talk about what they will need in their new spaces.
Phase 2 Redevelopment will include...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
Doctors and scientists in the Kingston General Hospital Research Institute have received more than $1 million from the Ontario Research Fund for investigations into cancer, heart and lung disease, pain, irritable bowel syndrome and eye diseases, as well as research into biomaterials for medical implants.
Six of the seven awards...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
The annual Kinsmen Dream Home lottery is back for another year and once again a portion of the proceeds will be going to support KGH’s smallest patients. Tickets for the lottery are now on sale and can be purchased for $150 each.
Last year, the Dream Home lottery raised $280,000...Read more
Even though microscopes have been around for hundreds of years, they are still playing a vital role in modern medicine. In fact, a new microscope is being purchased for Kingston General Hospital’s Laboratory Services Department that will reduce the time it takes to diagnose a condition while a...Read more
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