Patients and families in Southeastern Ontario will soon be benefitting from a focus on healthcare in the 2017 Provincial budget. The budget, which was recently unveiled at Queen’s Park, guaranteed a minimum two per cent increase in base funding for each hospital in Ontario. It also included an...Read more
For the past few months teams made up of staff, physicians and patients from across the KGH site have been busy talking about what our facilities will look like in the future. They’re now closing in on a major milestone as several key planning documents are almost complete.
For our...Read more
Over the past few years KGH has been busy making the case for another big redevelopment project, and thanks to a recent approval from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, our planning work is about to kick into high gear.
Earlier this year, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care...Read more
As part of the province’s $51.8 billion investment in health care for 2016-17, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has announced an investment of over $13 million in the Kingston area.
“With this new and important funding, we are working to ensure that patients in the Kingston region have...Read more
Construction work on the ramp leading up to the Emergency Department at Kingston General Hospital (KGH) has ended, and the entrance to the Emergency Department has returned to its regular location as of 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday October 28.
The Emergency Department access ramp, located off of King Street West,...Read more
The fabric has been measured, the paint picked and some new pieces of furniture selected. Starting later this month, work will begin to freshen up the dining areas of The Atrium.
"Staff have let us know they would like this popular space to be brighter and more comfortable, and the...Read more
You may have noticed a giant truck parked next to the Watkins wing at Kingston General Hospital these days and it contains over 80 new windows that are being installed on the north side of our historic Watkins building.
The work is part of the Energy Retrofit Project we are...Read more
One of our busiest hallways has said goodbye to its fuzzy flooring. The Carpet Removal Project team ripped it up and replaced it with tiles in the FAPC entrance and along the Kidd 1 corridor near the main lobby of Kingston General Hospital.
The work was done mainly in the...Read more
The Automated Drug Cabinet project is picking up steam. Several cabinets were installed earlier this year in our Emergency Department. Now for the first time, cabinets are in place and working on our inpatient units as well, namely Kidd 4 and Davies 4 ICU.
Each machine carries a broad range...Read more