Mothers, babies and families now have better access to water immersion and water-birth options when giving birth at Kingston Health Sciences Centre.
This year's annual Rose of Hope Golf Tournament was a record setter. In its nineteenth year, organizers announced that the event raised $135,000 to support cancer care and equipment in Kingston's hospitals.
Recently, funds raised from the Rose of Hope tournament have been used to support local women who require breast reconstruction...Read more
A new study by KGH Research Institute clinician-scientist Susan Brogly has revealed that 25 per cent of women suffering from a prenatal opioid dependence were not being treated for their addiction. Using data from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), the study also shows rising numbers of...Read more
Four global health researchers at Queen’s University and Kingston General Hospital Research Institute are aiming to change the lives of some of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable populations, particularly mothers and children.
Co-leaders Heather Aldersey (School of Rehabilitation Therapy), Susan Bartels (Emergency Medicine), Colleen Davison (Public Health Sciences) and...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
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
Dr. Susan Bartels, a global health specialist at the KGH Research Institute, recently returned from Lebanon where she and a team are working to address a world health crisis – child marriage.
The flow of Syrian refugees into countries including Turkey, Jordan, and Lebanon has created a dangerous scenario of...Read more
A joint research team at the Kingston General Hospital Research Institute and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute have been awarded $9.8 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to continue their groundbreaking work into maternal and child health.
Dr. Graeme Smith, clinician scientist at KGHRI and Head of Obstetrics...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
It’s estimated that there are roughly 35 thousand people in Canada living with some type of inherited bleeding disorder, however it’s believed that most of them aren’t even aware of it. A new online tool, launched this week by a KGH physician is attempting to help close that gap.