Soon, new signs will be all around us at Kingston General Hospital. Over the next week, KGH's signage contractor will be installing new exterior signs in several strategic spots around our big hospital block. There are 14 of them in total, and seven will light up at night....Read more
The latest phase of the Emergency Department Information System (EDIS) has just rolled out here at Kingston General Hospital and at Hotel Dieu Hospital. This time, it is physicians and residents who are putting aside their pens and paper to chart electronically instead.
Take just a few steps into the our main lobby and you will soon see the Kingston General Hospital Auxiliary hard at work - brewing coffee and making sandwiches in the café, selling flowers and other pick-me-ups in the Gift Shop, and running the HELPP Lottery ticket cart. And just...Read more
Award-winning actress Glenn Close dropped by Kingston General Hospital last week to take a tour of our Mental Health unit. Close, 66, was in town to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Queen's University for her work in mental health and she was interested in seeing how our...Read more
Four years ago, we started a journey to transform the patient and family experience at our hospital. Our KGH 2015 strategy articulates a future that is bold, progressive and, dare we say, achievable – a future where KGH is standing out as a top performer and making Outstanding Care, Always...Read more
Despite the cold and damp weather, dozens of people from KGH and the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation came out for this year's Relay for Life cancer fundraiser at Royal Military College this past weekend. Altogether, they formed 11 different teams and raised over $25,000. This money will now flow back...Read more
Blood transfusions are a common procedure at Kingston General Hospital. Each year we perform thousands of them and we now have a new resource on board to help us carry them out more effectively - a Transfusion Safety Officer.
"In this new role, I'll be working closely with interprofessional teams...Read more
This year's Relay for Life is ready to run. The annual Canadian Cancer Society event gets underway on Friday, June 7 and goes overnight to 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 8.
Kingston General Hospital is once again a co-sponsor of the event along with the ...Read more