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Free mental health walk-in services are expanding in Saskatchewan

Free mental health walk-in services are expanding in Saskatchewan

Walk-in mental health counselling services are expanding to communities across the province, thanks to a $1.2 million investment from the Government of Saskatchewan. Free counselling services will be available through Family Service Saskatchewan (FSSask) member agencies for anyone looking for help with a range of issues, including stress, depression, anxiety, family conflict and urgent mental…

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Saskatoon children's emergency ward now open around the clock

Saskatoon children's emergency ward now open around the clock

Children in Saskatoon will have dedicated emergency services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. On Tuesday, the Saskatchewan Health Authority announced it had hired a new pediatric emergency doctor, allowing for the expanded hours at Royal University Hospital. "We've been able to increase our hours for children's emergency services due to our successful recruitment efforts,"…

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Premier not waivering in promise for new Prince Albert hospital

Premier not waivering in promise for new Prince Albert hospital

Premier Scott Moe was answering questions about a new hospital for Prince Albert, during his stopover in the city this week The Sask Party’s annual caucus retreat was held at the Prince Albert Golf and Curling Club Thursday. The purpose of the retreat is for caucus members to raise issues they feel are important in their respective constituencies, for the purpose of developing the…

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Ontario's Nurses Launch Campaign Highlighting the Importance of Long Term Care

Ontario's Nurses Launch Campaign Highlighting the Importance of Long Term Care

Long term care is a valuable service that is often overlooked in the province. With funding lacking in the sector, more nurses are finding it hard to provide the services to patients. Now the Ontario Nurse’s Association is looking to bring more awareness on the importance of long term care. ONA is a union that represents over 65,000 registered nurses and…

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Stop Pretending - Choose Care Not Cuts

Stop Pretending - Choose Care Not Cuts

It’s time to stop pretending Canada’s public health care isn’t under attack. We can’t sit back while Canadians’ health is on the line. Health care cutbacks put profit ahead of quality. Nurses, doctors, and health care staff work against the odds every day to deliver the best care they can. But funding cuts, understaffing, and privatization make it impossible to…

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