As a tertiary hospital that specializes in complex-acute care as well as specific subspecialties that may not be available at other community all in our region, Kingston General Hospital is a referral site for many patients from around the southeast region. More than half of our patients come from outside the Greater Kingston area from various other hospitals and healthcare providers. We have a number of programs and partners that we work with you offer comprehensive care. For more information see the list below.
Hotel Dieu Hospital
Hotel Dieu Hospital is the ambulatory care teaching hospital for Kingston and the south east region, providing more than 200,000 clinic visits annually. Specialized services include outpatient pediatrics, ophthalmology, diabetes education and management, breast assessment, day surgery, urgent care and mental health support programs. Hotel Dieu Hospital is also home to the Urgent Care Centre, which treats non-life threatening illnesses and injuries such as:
- Deep cuts/wounds needing stitches
- Sprains, strains, or deep bruises
- Mild to moderate asthma attacks
- Ear/urinary tract/respiratory infections
- Insect bites/rashes
People experiencing one of these illnesses or injuries should go to the Urgent Care Centre at Hotel Dieu Hospital rather than the KGH Emergency Care department. The Urgent Care Centre is open from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and is open 365 days a year. For more information, click here.
People with more serious illnesses or injuries should proceed to the Emergency Care department at KGH, if they are experiencing symptoms such as:
- Severe bleeding
- Difficulty breathing and chest pain or pressure
- Trauma or injury to the head
- Sudden dizziness or difficulty seeing
- Severe abdominal pain
For more information about Hotel Dieu Hospital, click here.
Providence Care is southeastern Ontario’s leader for adult mental health treatment and rehabilitation, geriatric and forensic psychiatry, complex continuing care, palliative care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, specialized geriatrics and long-term care.
Providence Care operates out of three main sites in Kingston. They are Providence Care Manor, Providence Care Mental Health Services site and St. Mary’s of the Lake Hospital. Providence Care also has 20 community locations throughout the south east region, including Belleville, Brockville, Napanee, Sharbot Lake and Smiths Falls.
KFL&A Public Health
Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health works to promote and protect the health of the more than 180,000 residents of the counties it serves by providing public health programs and services from nutrition and food safety, raising healthy babies and children, sexual health, smoking cessation and many other public health areas.
Public health is an accredited organization that includes more than 225 staff and 150 volunteers who deliver mandatory health programs and services set by the province in the Health Protection and Promotion Act.
For more information about KFL&A Public Health, visit www.kflapublichealth.ca.
Brockville General Hospital
Brockville General Hospital, located about 85 kilometres east of Kingston, serves the catchment area of the United Counties of Leeds & Grenville with a population base of over 99,000 residents – a mix of rural and smaller urban communities including the City of Brockville. BGH operates out of two sites.
BGH’s Charles Street site offers full acute care services, including emergency and intensive care, medical/surgical care and obstetrical care. It also provides various ambulatory clinics, day surgery, ECG, stress testing, radiology, ultrasound and an Ontario Breast Screening Clinic. BGH’s Garden Street site specializes in complex/palliative care and rehabilitation.
BGH sponsors an Assault Response & Care Centre. The Mental Health Crisis Team of the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group has offices at BGH, and provides support to both the emergency department and inpatient services.
For more information about Brockville General Hospital, visit www.bgh-on.ca .
Lennox and Addington County General Hospital
Lennnox and Addington County General Hospital provides a range of health-care services including general medicine, general surgery and 24-hour emergency services to almost 30,000 residents of Lennox and Addington and surrounding townships.
Located in Napanee, between Belleville and Kingston, the hospital offers several clinics as a result of an affiliation agreement with KGH. The hospital also offers a comprehensive range of diagnostic services including laboratory services and diagnostic imaging.
For more information about Lennox and Addington County General Hospital, visit http://web.lacgh.napanee.on.ca.
Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital
The Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital provides acute and chronic inpatient care as well as emergency and ambulatory care to 44,000 residents within the tri-county region of Lanark, Leeds and Grenville counties.
The hospital provides a satellite dialysis unit operated by KGH and has an agreement with the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario at KGH that allows cancer patients to receive care and treatment closer to home.
The hospital also provides sponsorship of Lanark County Mental Health, Lanark County Support Services and the Lanark County Sexual Assault Support Program.
The Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital is located on two sites, the Great War Memorial site in Perth and the Smiths Falls site.
For more information about Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital, visit www.psfdh.on.ca.
Quinte Health Care
Quinte Health Care (QHC) provides a wide spectrum of specialized primary and secondary care to patients within an area that includes Hastings and Prince Edward counties and the southeast portion of Northumberland County.
Care is provided across four sites (QHC Belleville General, QHC North Hastings, QHC Prince Edward County Memorial and QHC Trenton Memorial) and includes four emergency departments, operating rooms at three sites, a rehabilitation day hospital, a children's treatment centre, diabetes education, ambulatory care clinics and community mental health programs. There are 255 inpatient beds for acute medical patients, intensive care, obstetrics, pediatrics, mental health, complex continuing care, rehabilitation and surgery.
For more information about Quinte Health Care, visit www.qhc.on.ca.