Last month, 54-year-old Kim McCabe couldn't go more than two weeks without needing to see a physician. McCabe suffers from benign esophageal strictures - otherwise known as non-cancerous narrowing of the throat. It's a condition she's lived with since mistaking a glass of lye (sodium hydroxide)...Read more

Our South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) has agreed to fund a new position that's all about guiding patients on their journey from admission to discharge. In the summer, two Care Navigators were introduced to the medicine program as a pilot project. Now KGH will be recruiting for two...Read more

The Endoscopy team at Kingston General Hospital (KGH) has successfully performed the first endoscopic procedure in North America using a biodegradable esophageal stent. Esophageal stents are used to improve the quality of life for patients who find it difficult, if not near impossible to swallow due to benign esophageal strictures...Read more

Anticipation gave way to smiles last week as stroke care team members received preliminary results from Accreditation Canada surveyors about how Kingston General Hospital's stroke care program is performing.

"You've met 89 of 93 criteria in stroke best practice standards care and prevention," said Accreditation Canada surveyor Dr....Read more

Kingston General Hospital's Q2 performance report is now available online. One issue it draws attention to is the rise in the number of Code Gridlocks that have been called - one lasting up to 72 hours. It's a troublesome trend that has continued into this quarter.

So what...Read more

There is a lot of curiosity across the health-care community about how Kingston General Hospital has been partnering with patient experience advisors and embedding patient-centred care into almost everything we do.

Just ask one of our Patient Experience Advisors Angela Morin. She and Eleanor Rivoire, VP of Clinical Administration, Professional...Read more

Finding flexible child care can be a big challenge for those who work shifts or part-time. But thanks to Kids & Company, a nearby child care centre that partners with ...Read more

Kingston General Hospital scored a Silver Award last year when we first applied for a Quality Healthcare Workplace Award. Now we have moved up a level on the podium, to the Gold Award.

"It's great recognition as we have been busy evaluating, learning and making improvements on a range of...Read more

With the many prestigious awards Kingston General Hospital has been acquiring of late, there's plenty to be proud of around our hospital. Now comes news that we've picked up yet another accolade - this time in the field of research.

According to the latest survey by Research Infosource,...Read more

Expect to see some adorable new faces around Kingston General Hospital next week. A few hundred plush teddy bears have arrived in preparation for the annual Auxiliary Teddy Bear Campaign that kicks off next week in the Watkins lobby.

"The teddies are ready. Now all they need are...Read more