National Stroke Distinction Awarded to Kingston Health Sciences Centre- Kingston General Hospital Site for its Acute Care Services by Accreditation Canada

KHSC-KGH Site received the prestigious Stroke Distinction Award for Acute Stroke Services from Accreditation Canada in 2012, 2014 and again in 2018. The distinction status continues to be sustained with most recent decision letter from Accreditation Canada in January 2019. This award recognizes KHSC as one of the top national leaders in demonstrating clinical excellence and commitment to stroke care and prevention. The positive shift in the level of service provided to stroke survivors was the result of a collaborative effort of many individuals at KHSC including many partners from EMS through to rehabilitation and the community. The Stroke Distinction process continues to be an effective quality improvement method requiring the Canadian Best Practice Recommendations for stroke care and prevention be fully implemented. To view the positive results, see the reports below: