The simple act of clearing your throat or coughing is second nature to most, but for people with long-term disabilities or illnesses that require mechanical ventilation, it can be difficult or even impossible. But, come April 1, eligible patients across the province will be able to access a specialized device...Read more
This June, enthusiastic Kingston General Hospital staff members will be up all night walking the track at the Royal Military College. It’s all part of the annual Relay for Life fundraiser, a collaboration between the Canadian Cancer Society, KGH and the University...Read more
It has only been a year since the Kingston hospitals Staff Lottery was launched, but it is already paying off big for our patients. So far, the lottery run by the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) has raised $42,000 for patient care equipment here at Kingston...Read more
The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) can be an overwhelming environment for parents. But a new research project taking place on the unit is aiming to ease the stress, by inviting mothers and fathers to be a much bigger part of their baby’s care team.
The project involves the introduction...Read more
For the last few years, it was a type of cancer treatment you would have to travel to Ottawa or Toronto to receive, but now orthovoltage is once again available here at Kingston General Hospital. Orthovoltage is a type of radiation that is strong enough to treat cancer...Read more
A new space in the Burr wing here at Kingston General Hospital will soon be the home to an outpatient treatment program for mental health patients who have been recently discharged from the hospital. The Intensive Transitional Treatment Program (ITTP) will provide the space and staff to support patients as...Read more