A smiling face on a spotless, transparent plaque greets visitors to the Positive Living Program office on the 2nd floor of Royal University Hospital. The face is Kathy Gerwing’s, a former Hepatitis Nurse Clinician within the program who recently passed away. The plaque, honouring her memory and expertise, was initiated by her coworkers who wanted her commitment to their program to be remembered. Read the rest of this entry »

Better Every Day – Our Stories
Teams of Saskatoon Health Region employees and physicians are working hard to make the patient experience better every day.

It used to take many hours before a person who walked into the Royal University Hospital emergency (ER) would be placed in a treatment spot. Thanks to the hard work of ER employees and physicians on the RPIW #86 team, wait times are down significantly. Read the rest of this entry »

Better Every Day – Our Stories
Teams of Saskatoon Health Region employees and physicians are working hard to make the patient experience better every day.

Previously, patients transferred from the Labour and Delivery (L&D) unit to Post-Partum (PP) unit often arrived unexpectedly. Many times, staff were unprepared for the departures and arrivals and lacked access to important information about a patient’s medication and diet needs. It was a frustrating start to a new mom’s stay. But, the dedicated RPIW #84 team from PP, L&D, maternal registration, the Acute-Client Access System, and finance, worked hard to implement standard work and improve communication between departments. Read the rest of this entry »

Better Every Day – Our Stories
Teams of Saskatoon Health Region employees and physicians are working hard to make the patient experience better every day.

Before the RPIW #83 team made changes, patients in St. Paul’s Hospital 5B ward (General Surgery) were never really sure when they were going to be discharged. And, even after discharge orders were written, patients were waiting three or more hours to go home. Communication between physicians and nurses was lacking. Read the rest of this entry »

For over 25 years, it sheltered thousands of patients and families walking into Royal University Hospital each week. Renamed and renovated in 2010, the Cameco Skywalk has become a familiar landmark for the hospital’s visitors, staff and physicians. Read the rest of this entry »

Los Angeles King Jarrett Stoll visits Royal University Hospital with the Stanley Cup August 3, 2014

Adam Silbernagel poses with his best friend Los Angeles King Jarrett Stoll and the Stanley Cup Sunday afternoon at Royal University Hospital.

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July 28 was World Hepatitis C Day. A day designed to draw attention to this infectious virus that affects so many people around the globe. It was also the day Saskatoon Health Region released the latest rates of bloodborne (HIV and hepatitis C) and sexually transmitted infections (gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis) in our Region. Read the rest of this entry »

2013-2014 Annual Report

2013-2014 Annual Report

Saskatoon Health Region’s 2013-2014 annual report highlights some of the Region’s key accomplishments last year. Read the rest of this entry »

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