Saskatoon Health Region stories are no longer featured in THE REGION Reporter. As of October 17, 2016 stories are featured on the Region’s Our Stories website – www.saskatoonhealthregion.ca/stories

We thank you for your past support of THE REGION Reporter and continued interest in what’s happening in Saskatoon Health Region. We remain committed to telling you our great stories and encourage you to subscribe to the new site to ensure you keep up-to-date.

In April of 2012, Saskatoon’s three Registration departments (at Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon City Hospital and St. Paul’s Hospital) joined forces with Teddy Bears Anonymous, and were given a true gift: the ability to give a teddy bear to every child being admitted to a nursing unit or having a day surgery procedure at one of the hospitals in Saskatoon. Read the rest of this entry »

On September 20, Watrous and District Ambulance, Watrous First Responders, Saskatoon Health Region, and the Saskatchewan Central ABI Outreach Team co-ordinated to bring the Prevent Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth (PARTY) Program to Watrous for Grades 10 and 11 students. Read the rest of this entry »

On Monday, October 17, Saskatoon Health Region will launch its new Our Stories site – www.saskatoonhealthregion.ca/stories – with stories no longer being featured on THE REGION Reporter. This will provide our readers with access to all Saskatoon Health Region news – both stories and news releases –  in one convenient location.

We thank you for your support of THE REGION Reporter and continued interest in what’s happening in Saskatoon Health Region. We remain committed to telling you our great stories and encourage you to subscribe to the new site to ensure you keep up-to-date. Please note that our subscription list will not carry over to our new site.

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“The morning my brain aneurysm burst was like any other,” says Peggy Benko, a lawyer from Regina who in 2015 was rushed to Royal University Hospital for treatment of a burst aneurysm and stroke. “There was no warning. No symptoms. One minute I was in my office and my next memory is from a month later.” Read the rest of this entry »

Story courtesy St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation

On October 4, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation (SPHF) hosted a double Grand Opening, celebrating the installation of a medical imaging SPECT-CT and new operating theatre technology at St. Paul’s Hospital. Read the rest of this entry »

Story courtesy Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan

A ground-breaking week-long pediatric heart camp in Saskatchewan just may be a vital first step in developing a Canada-wide chronic disease management program.

CHAMPS Healthy Heart Camp, focusing on the unique needs of the approximately 2,000 children in Saskatchewan living with congenital heart defects (CHD), launched last year as a pilot project at the University of Saskatchewan. Read the rest of this entry »

Exceptional care, empowered teams, inspired innovation – that’s what Adolf Karakochuk received in the final years of his life. Adolf’s positive healthcare experience also illustrates how staff are embracing and living the Region’s long-term vision.

“I call them my angels, my stars from up above – that’s what they are to me,” says Adolf’s wife, Margaret, of the team that cared for her husband in their home in Wynyard. Read the rest of this entry »

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