You might start hearing some extra noise around the Diagnostic Imaging department of the Kingston Health Sciences – Kingston General Hospital site in the upcoming week’s as construction will begin soon for a second MRI scanner.
“We are thrilled about moving forward with this initiative which will dramatically shorten wait...Read more
The worlds of physiotherapy and psychology might seem unrelated. However, one physiotherapist at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) wants to find out if blending the two fields can lead to better patient care.
Kyle Vader has worked in the Chronic Pain Clinic at the Hotel Dieu Hospital site of KHSC...Read more
An innovative clinic for patients of the ICU at Kingston Health Sciences Centre was recently recognized with an international award for its work in helping patients transition from the ICU back to their homes and community.
Known as the THRIVE Post ICU Clinic Collaborative award, this award recognizes up to...Read more
Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has been successfully accredited by Accreditation Canada, signaling our success as a newly integrated organization in achieving almost 98 per cent compliance with close to 3,000 criteria for providing safe, high quality health services.
The accreditation decision comes after KHSC completed a comprehensive self-assessment lasting...Read more
Dave Canty is no stranger to wearing blue after 28 years with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and now three years as a volunteer at the KGH site of Kingston Health Sciences Centre. For him, the colour serves one simple but important purpose: it’s an icebreaker.
Thanks to his OPP...Read more
Andra Fawcett survived a major stroke in her early 50s. As she continues her progress to full mobility, she is also taking part in research using the KINARM, a game-changing robotic technology developed at Queen’s University and used in all three of Kingston’s academic research hospitals to assess the neurological...Read more
In a conference room full of patients, families and health-care providers, a hush falls over the crowd as one by one special guests are called to the podium and presented with a medal and certificate honouring them for a selfless act. This ceremony, the first of its kind within hospital...Read more
Beginning a conversation with patients diagnosed with a progressive life-limiting illness is challenging, distressing and unsettling for the patient, their family, caregivers and health care providers. However, having these conversations has been shown to have tremendous benefits for patients and results in improved quality of life.
“We know that when...Read more
Outside the chapel in the Kidd 2 hallway of the Kingston General Hospital site, there is a special glass wall that changes a little bit every year. Known as the Organ and Tissue Donor Memorial Wall, it recognizes those who pursued the opportunity to give others the gift of life...Read more
Every month more than 25,000 patients, family members, job seekers and staff members visit the KGH website. Since the site was redesigned in 2015 those visitors have benefitted from an improved digital experience according to the judges who sit on the Interactive Media Council. The site has recently been recognized...Read more
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