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Meth use in Prince Albert putting added pressure on policing, health care services

Meth use in Prince Albert putting added pressure on policing, health care services

Aug 28, 2019 Whether it’s the latest police release, or the next patient in the emergency room, crystal meth has become a major topic across the province, and has been tied by police to a number of other illegal activities such as gangs and property crime. Inspector Craig Mushka with the Prince Albert Police Service Criminal Investigation Division told paNOW over the past 10 years,…

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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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