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Faster attention for patients with stroke symptoms in Regina Qu’Appelle

People with stroke-like symptoms – who have been assessed and referred to Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region’s Stroke Prevention Clinic for preventative follow up – are now seen by the clinic within an average of three to four days post-referral, rather than the previous six to eight. “We’re providing timely care in a more efficient way […]
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Program improves access to surgery for rural, remote patients in Prince Albert Parkland

A program based at Prince Albert Parkland’s Victoria Hospital, aimed at improving access to surgeries in smaller and more remote communities, is gaining more recognition across Canada. The Enhanced Surgical Skills (ESS) program is operated through the University of Saskatchewan, and is based at the Victoria Hospital in Prince Albert. The purpose of the program […]