A trip to the hospital can be an experience filled with stress and uncertainty. But for some of the youngest people we care for, the experience can be downright scary. Thats' where KGH's Child Life Specialists come in.
"We're always trying to take the fear and anxiety out of the...Read more
Kingston General Hospital is taking advantage of another opportunity to put the spotlight on ways to deliver safe and quality care. Next week is Canadian Patient Safety Week across the country and our hospital has signed up to support it with a range of interactive activities.
"It's another good chance...Read more
Cancer patients in the Napanee area are set to receive chemotherapy and other supportive treatments closer to home thanks to a new Satellite Systemic Therapy Clinic at Lennox & Addington County General Hospital (LACGH).
The newly designed and constructed space opens October 9 and features three treatment chairs...Read more
Patients with implanted defibrillators and pacemakers are benefitting from technology that reduces the number of times they have to come to the hospital for treatment. A remote monitoring system called Medtronic CareLink went live at Kingston General Hospital this month. Now, more than 40 patients are...Read more
The name says it all. It's simply called "Continuous Improvement" and it's all about helping people zero in on processes that can be changed for the better, both big and small.
"You start by looking at a process or system from beginning to end, and you ask yourself, 'What is...Read more
Kingston General Hospital has received great news from Accreditation Canada. We've earned an "Accredited with Exemplary Standing" award from the national organization in its final report. During the four-day survey last month, we met 2,223 out of the 2,248 standards and criteria we were measured on, for an...Read more
During the last year, the Kingston General Hospital Environmental Services department has been involved in a voluntarily audit of our facilities that is among the most rigorous in the country.
The most recent of these audits, performed by a company called Westech, awarded KGH an overall score of...Read more