The Shaunavon Hospital and Care Centre will be implementing a temporary disruption of services during the following three occasions:

Monday, 13 February 2012 10:10

Surgical wait time reduction in Sask. continues

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As surgical wait times in Saskatchewan continue to decline, the province is highlighting an online directory and encouraging patients to take a more active role with their doctors in improving their surgical experiences.

Thursday, 09 February 2012 14:59

Thinking of a tattoo or piercing?: Get it done safely!

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If you are considering a tattoo or body piercing, Cypress Health Region’s Public Health Inspection department is encouraging you to ensure that it is completed in a safe and sanitary environment. 


Saskatchewan leads the country in the growth of its registered nurse (RN) workforce, according to a report released yesterday by the Canadian Institute of Health Information (CIHI).

By Jessi Gowan — This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

After facing her own battle with cancer, Swift Current’s Deidre Smith has gotten involved with organizing the Relay for Life, which takes place in Swift Current June 1-2. Registration for the Relay for Life will take place  Feb. 4 and March 3, at the Wheatland and Swift Current Malls.

By Matthew Liebenberg — This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The Cypress Health Region is getting ready for the next survey of the quality of care provided at its 12 long-term care facilities.
The survey is distributed annually to family members or friends because not all residents are able to complete a survey on their own. The questions cover issues related to the treatment and care of residents as well as the family experience with staff during visits.

Saskatchewan is meeting its goal of treating the province's longest waiting surgical patients, as the overall number of patients waiting continues to decline.

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