Home to one of the country’s top 40 research hospitals and a world-renowned university, Kingston has long been recognized as an important centre for health research in Canada.
That reputation is reaching new heights with the opening of the W.J. Henderson Centre for Patient-Oriented Research. The new centre positions Kingston...Read more
It’s not unusual for 83-year old Barbara Pusch to venture out on a long bike ride –it’s actually her goal to ride at least 10,000 kilometres each year. Unfortunately, Barbara’s cycling season was cut short two weeks ago when she was hit by a vehicle while crossing County Road 38....Read more
Danica Hamilton and Lynn Newton will always have a special reason to remember Canada’s 150th anniversary - in 2017 the two Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) nurses both landed on a national list of 150 nurse innovators and champions.
Located on the tenth floor of our Kidd-Davies wing, the view from Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s Pediatrics Unit is normally hard to beat. But, it got even better on July 25, as our young patients were greeted by a team of superheroes who jumped off the pages of the comic books...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
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
A new joint study by a clinician-researcher at Kingston General Hospital and the University of Calgary aims to create a framework to assist intensive care physicians in partnering with patient’s families, to enable and empower them as advocates and participants in patient care.
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
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
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