June 5, 2016 marked the inaugural LiveWell Cardiac Rehabilitation Walk of Life in Saskatoon.

Three walkers take part.

Walkers took to the trails near the river for the first Walk for Life in Saskatoon in June.

The Walk of Life is a national event sponsored by the Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada. The focus is on raising awareness of the importance of cardiac rehabilitation. The event was organized by LiveWell staff through the Saskatoon Health Region. Read the rest of this entry »

At Central Parkland Lodge in Lanigan, on Saturday, July 23, 2016, Pastor Brad Schroeder officiated the marriage ceremony of Barb Ritchie and Carl Mayers. Both are residents at Central Parkland Lodge long term care home.  Read the rest of this entry »

Story courtesy Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan

It’s the kind of news that strikes fear into the heart of any parent-to-be. Derek and Vicki Gross were no exception when, at 27 weeks into her pregnancy, Vicki was told she was going into labour. For five long days, medical staff did everything they could to delay labour. In spite of doctors’ best efforts, baby Calla came three months early, weighing just over two pounds. Read the rest of this entry »

Heroes – that’s who physiatrist Dr. Gary Linassi sees every day in his practice.

“What we often witness is incredible determination. It’s inspiring to see the strength and resilience of the human spirit in times of major life challenges,” he says of the patients with spinal cord injuries and amputations who he treats as part of a team of inter-disciplinary professionals, including physiatrists, nurses, therapists, psychologists, prosthetists and orthotists, among others, at Saskatoon City Hospital. Read the rest of this entry »

On September 20, Greg Ottenbreit, Minister of Rural and Remote Health, joined staff at the Saskatchewan Air Ambulance hangar to celebrate 70 years of operation and recognize the organization for decades of service to the people of our province. Read the rest of this entry »

Story courtesy Royal University Hospital Foundation

Royal University Hospital Foundation (RUHF) is helping health care at RUH move from good to great.

And every day, donors are rising in support of that challenge to help usher Saskatchewan’s primary acute and critical care hospital into a new era of health care, one that continues to attract the best medical professionals, uses the most advanced technologies and procedures and saves lives, possibly even the life of someone you know and love. Read the rest of this entry »

Story courtesy Children’s Hospital Foundation of Saskatchewan

AREVA Resources Canada has donated $500,000 to support a Family Room in the Maternal Care Centre at the new Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan. Read the rest of this entry »

Stroke patients have different needs than most others in the health system, including when it comes to end-of-life care.

The staff of the neurology unit at Royal University Hospital (RUH) understand these different needs and have worked together to create a package of information for patients, physicians and families. Read the rest of this entry »