They took their little shovels and buckets and showed us all – including Saskatchewan’s Premier – how a sod-turning for a maternal and children’s hospital should be done.

Children took centre stage at the official groundbreaking for the Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan, held at the construction site beside Royal University Hospital on September 25. Read the rest of this entry »

It’s a lot of money in a short time.

The Humboldt District Hospital Foundation (HDHF) has the right to celebrate these days. Thanks to two fundraising events and a huge donation from an international company, they’ve managed to raise over $106,000 in just two weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

By Tanya Foubert

Reprinted with permission from The HIROC Connection

Radical changes in healthcare are nothing new for Saskatchewan. Once again they’re leading the way, using Lean Management to implement a culture of continuous improvement. Read the rest of this entry »

People in Wakaw, Cudworth and the surrounding area can now access primary health and urgent/emergent services every evening and weekend.

As of September 17, the Wakaw Primary Health and Collaborative Emergency Centre (CEC) will be open every day from 8 a.m. to midnight. Read the rest of this entry »

Healthy people in a healthy workplace – that’s the goal of Saskatoon Health Region’s Healthy Workplace team, and they’re asking for all employees to think about that in October, which is Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month.

Canadian workers can spend up to 60 per cent of their waking hours at work or commuting. So what happens in the workplace can significantly impact people’s overall health, noted Donna Chalifoux of Healthy Workplace team.
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What should our leaders be doing every day to continually improve Saskatoon Health Region?

That was the focus of a leader’s workshop held September 8, the first of its kind in the Region.
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Saskatoon Health Region’s Pathways Program earned an honourable mention in the Profiles in Diversity Journal’s Innovations in Diversity Awards in 2014, the second year in a row the program has been recognized by the magazine.  Read the rest of this entry »

Need information about the Adult Intensive Care Units in the Saskatoon Health Region? There’s an app for that. Read the rest of this entry »

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