The Echocardiography Lab at Kingston General Hospital is a busy place, performing roughly 7,000 tests per-year, each one requiring different specialties and skill levels. Recently the Cardiac Care Network (CCN) of Ontario was here to watch the team in action as part of its new accreditation...Read more
With all of the snow on the ground, it certainly doesn’t feel like spring is on its way, but Kingston General Hospital along with the City of Kingston and Queen’s University are busy planning for construction season. In May, the City will begin a project to...Read more
Patients in an Intensive Care Unit are always in need of complex and urgent medical care. But they also need something that's often overlooked in hospitals, and that's enough nutrition to help them recover. Here at Kingston General Hospital, we've made delivering these crucial nutrients a priority and it turns...Read more
Thousands of patients arrive and leave Kingston General Hospital each year with the help of a non-urgent patient transfer service (NUPT) and a new system has been put in place to handle these transfers across the Southeast region. It is the first of its kind in Ontario.
Patients here at Kingston General Hospital may begin to see some new purple bracelets around the hospital. They are part of an educational initiative taking place in partnership with the Ontario Renal Network. It's called "Save My Veins."
The purple bracelets have a similar...Read more
With its big windows and comfortable furniture, the Burr wing lobby at Kingston General Hospital was specially designed to brighten people's days. Now, KGH is busy adding some relaxing live music into the mix.
"Our new lunch-time music series is really lifting people's spirits," says Jill Holland-Reilly, Director...Read more
Kingston General Hospital has installed special, new software on hundreds of PCs that will automatically put them into a sleep mode during periods of inactivity.
"This program is an easy way for us to save energy and money," says Allan McLuskie, Director of Facilities Management. "We estimate it...Read more