A new team approach is helping hospital staff better address the needs of patients in Kingston Health Sciences’ KGH Emergency Department who don’t need to be hospitalized but have challenges to be addressed before going home.
“It’s made a massive difference,” says Heather Jenkins, Patient Flow Specialist and physiotherapist at...Read more
Innovative cancer research treatments and practices by clinician-scientists and researchers at Kingston Health Sciences Centre, the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario and Queen’s University have been recognized with funding from the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) and the Queen’s Cancer Research Institute (QCRI).
The awards will...Read more
Every few years a new piece of technology is released that can dramatically change the way medical teams provide care to their patients. Now, Canadian surgeons and researchers have partnered with a team in the U.K. to develop a tool that will transform the way cancer is surgically removed in...Read more
High-risk newborn infants in intensive care at Kingston Health Sciences Centre will be the first in Canada to be monitored and evaluated for their feeding skills in a novel research initiative led by Dr. Kimberly Dow.
Her 30-month project will study the use of a nipple-monitoring device in the neonatal...Read more
Elizabeth Eisenhauer, a pioneering clinician-scientist and an influential voice for cancer research in Canada, is being honoured with the Exceptional Leadership in Cancer Research award from the Canadian Cancer Research Alliance (CCRA).
Dr. Eisenhauer is being recognized for her work as a clinician-scientist and her national leadership roles—President of the...Read more
Dr. John Rudan, a KGH Research Institute clinician scientist and Queen’s University professor has been formally inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellowship, one of Canada’s premier academic honours. An internationally recognized trailblazer in orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Rudan was selected for his global leadership, academic performance and scientific...Read more
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
Dr. Paula James, clinician scientist at the KGH Research Institute and one of Canada’s leading researchers in inherited bleeding disorders, has been honoured with the Cecil Harris Award by the Canadian Hemophilia Society.
The award is presented to a physician in recognition of distinguished contributions in the areas of research...Read more
The pricing of cancer drugs appears to have no relationship to their effectiveness, a new study from KGH Research Institute clinician scientist Christopher Booth shows.
The review reveals that the most expensive drugs were not the most beneficial.
“Most members of the public (and many patients) may not understand that...Read more
Intensive care patients who survive a critical illness can experience weakness and other limitations to their function long after they leave hospital. Now a unique, multi-site study being conducted through the Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is aiming to improve patients’ recovery through the use of early nutritional supplements and...Read more