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SHA staff support motel residents’ emergency move
August 21, 2020
Health care staff were on hand to help residents when they were suddenly required to move out of their homes in Saskatoon.
Services connect Deaf and hard-of-hearing patients to providers
August 13, 2020
The many people in the Deaf and hard-of-hearing community in Saskatchewan rely on virtual relay services to receive health care.
Regina physician nominated for Women of Distinction award
August 11, 2020
Dr. Sharon Leibel has been nominated for a YWCA of Regina Women of Distinction award in 2020.
Cultural awareness training now part of staff orientation
July 29, 2020
In 2019-20, 95 per cent of newly hired employees – about 3,000 staff - received cultral responsiveness training as part of workplace orientation.
Community Paramedicine program expansion in Prince Albert
June 19, 2020
With a recent increase in requests, the Community Paramedicine program in Prince Albert is being expanded temporarily.
Partnership results in donation to Food Banks
June 15, 2020
moreOB partnership with Maternal and Children’s Provincial Programs nets donation for Food Banks.
Four Directions answers the call
June 10, 2020
Staff at Four Directions Community Health Centre in Regina applied for a grant to help supply phones to vulnerable people in their care to allow them to stay in contact with medical advice and services.
U of S lends support through partnership with SHA
June 10, 2020
A longstanding partnership was strengthened recently when the University of Saskatchewan (USask) approached the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) with a willingness to assist in COVID-19 planning.
Stroke Services and EMS: improving patient outcomes during COVID-19
June 05, 2020
If you’ve ever seen the FAST decal on the side or back of an ambulance unit in Saskatchewan, you’ve seen the result of a special partnership.
Medical trainees launch Feeding Saskatchewan campaign
June 03, 2020
The Resident Doctors of Saskatchewan and the Student Medical Society of Saskatchewan have launched a Feeding Saskatchewan campaign.
Opening communication doors for those with hearing impairments
May 26, 2020
The pandemic has created new barriers for people who are deaf or hard of hearing and need access to health care, but apps and tablets are helping health care teams overcome those barriers.
Ensuring food security during COVID-19
May 14, 2020
The Saskatchewan Health Authority’s Food for A Day program is trying to make food security a little easier for Saskatoon’s most vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pet Visitation Teams showcased at Royal University Hospital
February 18, 2020
There were wagging tails and plenty of smiles all around as the Pet Visitation Teams visited Royal University Hospital recently.
Healthcare employees training close to home
January 27, 2020
A college has joined forces with the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) to address shortages in certain health care professionals.
Swift Current clients getting better access to cardiac care
November 04, 2019
Lives of about 150 Swift Current-area clients with cardiac device implants changed for the better in January 2019 when Swift Current’s Cardiac Lab began offering this service.
What is a dyad?
November 01, 2019
You may have heard the term “dyad leadership” at some point over the past two years since the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) was formed. But what is a dyad? And how does it make health care in Saskatchewan better?
Prince Albert bar owners and staff supported with Naloxone training
October 22, 2019
As part of an effort to address opioid overdoes, the SHA and AIDS Saskatoon have teamed up to provide Naloxone kits to management and staff of bars and lounges in Prince Albert.
Rural cancer patients accessing care closer to home
October 16, 2019
Rural cancer patients are accessing care, treatment and support closer to home thanks to the Community Oncology Program of Saskatchewan (COPS).
Community paramedicine pilot receives permanent funding
September 25, 2019
The success of a one-year community paramedicine pilot to prevent emergency room visits and hospital admissions has resulted in permanent funding for the Prince Albert program.
RaDAR – The Rural Dementia Action Research team
September 12, 2019
The primary focus of the Rural Dementia Action Research team (RaDAR) is early diagnosis and early care for those with dementia in rural and remote Saskatchewan, with the goal of locally-delivered care.
New Children's Hospital celebrates grand opening
September 05, 2019
The new Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital (JPCH) in Saskatoon was showcased today, as partners achieved their vision of having Saskatchewan children and expectant mothers receive exceptional health care closer to home.
New partnership helps eating disorder clients with journey
September 03, 2019
A new partnership between the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) and BridgePoint Center for Eating Disorders is leveraging expertise and adding quality to client care throughout the treatment pathway.
Rural innovation site improves cardiac management
August 16, 2019
A multidisciplinary Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) clinic in Tisdale is improving treatment and education options for patients in the northeast.
First all-female SAA flight crew takes to air
August 09, 2019
A Saskatchewan Air Ambulance flight made history on August 3, as the organization’s first all-female crew took to the air.
Community garden planted in Estevan
August 02, 2019
A community garden in Estevan is providing people with fresh fruit and vegetables, physical activity, and a social support network, all important determinants of health.
SHA staff give back on medical mission trip to Guatemala
July 22, 2019
Twenty-seven SHA staff members traveled to Guatemala on a medical mission earlier this year.
Nipawin initiative improving cultural competency
June 21, 2019
Physicians and staff from Primary Health Care (PHC), Nipawin Hospital and Pineview Lodge have been participating in introductory conversational Cree classes through lunch-and-learn sessions.
Long-Term Care residents savour traditional meals
June 21, 2019
Once a week, long-term care residents in Ile a la Crosse can access traditional foods as part of their meal planning.
Farm-to-Table Partnership working in southwest
June 20, 2019
Farm-to-Table classes implemented in west-central Saskatchewan are educating people about the benefits of pulses in our diets and best practices in agriculture.
Teddy Bears Anonymous Celebrates 10th Anniversary
April 04, 2019
Teddy Bears Anonymous is turning 10.
Digital renewal part of creating better care, says patient and family advisor
March 28, 2019
Kevin Belitski, a technical business analyst for the Ministry of Central Services, is sharing his IT know-how with the SHA.
Health care team eases access to care for kids in La Ronge
March 28, 2019
An interdisciplinary team is travelling to La Ronge throughout the year to provide care to patients in their home community.
Clinician Research Support Pilot Program launched
March 28, 2019
The Clinician Research Support Program is an exciting new pilot project that aims to assist new clinician researchers
SHA supports youth conference in North
February 21, 2019
Over 450 students gathered in Buffalo Narrows for the first annual youth conference aimed at engaging and repowering youth on February 12-13.
SHA Formalizes agreement to improve health outcomes in La Loche
January 24, 2019
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has taken another step forward as it moves toward fostering long term, meaningful partnerships, with First Nations and Métis communities in the province.
Saskatchewan Hospital – Reflecting on a century of care
August 02, 2018
The site, which once included a farm, its own electrical supply and a golf course, has moved into the modern age.
Lost and found: The adventures of Peter Rabbit
July 05, 2018
The tale of the missing stuffed animal has a happy ending for one long-term care resident.
Responding to the Code Orange Call - Part One
May 18, 2018
When emergency struck, staff, physicians and airline ambulances rallied to be of service.
Program helps Ile-a-la-Crosse build a healthier community
May 18, 2018
The Community Mobilization Program helps at-risk individuals and families get the supports they need.
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