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Turtleford empty waiting room

Better use of space = better patient experience at Turtleford’s Riverside Medical Clinic

It’s 10 a.m. on a recent Tuesday morning, and the waiting room at Riverside Medical Clinic in Turtleford is empty. “I’ve had people comment that we must not be very busy,” said medical office assistant Patsy Olson. “But we have all four doctors seeing patients all day today!” Seven months ago, the waiting room would […]
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Paramedicine pilot in two of Saskatoon’s long-term care homes officially launches

A paramedic is now officially available to support the wellness teams at Luther Special Care Home and Porteous Lodge in Saskatoon. As of Monday, April 13, a paramedic from MD Ambulance with enhanced geriatric assessment skills will be providing Community Paramedicine services at these two long-term care homes as part of a pilot project announced […]