White Fox Natural Healing Clinic Closing It’s Doors

As of today, Saturday January 20th, the Natural Healing Clinic in White Fox will no longer be providing counselling to it’s hundreds of customers who have turned to them in the six months they were open for guidance with their medical marijuana prescriptions.  Read more about White Fox Natural Healing Clinic Closing It’s Doors

Physical Therapist Triston Gallais

Finding Work-Life Balance in Northeast Saskatchewan with Triston Gallais

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Saskatchewan Career Spotlight

Triston Gallais is a physical therapist (PT) in Melfort, a city nestled in the heart of Saskatchewan’s farmland country just on the edge of some great outdoor adventure spots. Read more about Finding Work-Life Balance in Northeast Saskatchewan with Triston Gallais

OIP Makes Recommendations After Library Book Returned Containing Patient Records

After a library book was returned to Nipawin Public Library, with records containing personal health information tucked into it’s pages, a library employee contacted Kelsey Trail Health Authority(KTHA). An employee from Nipawin Hospital retrieved the records of approximately 19 patients. Read more about OIP Makes Recommendations After Library Book Returned Containing Patient Records

Health Cards Need To Be Updated with New Stickers by December 31, 2017

eHealth Saskatchewan News Release December 11, 2017 Residents with provincial health coverage who have not received their health card renewal stickers in the mail are encouraged to contact eHealth Saskatchewan (eHealth) as soon as possible.  Most health cards expire on December 31, 2017. If an individual’s health card expires, he or she could be billed […]

Temporary Lab Service Disruption in Cumberland House – Updated – Correction

Saskatchewan Health Authority News Release – December 11, 2017 This important public service announcement is for residents of the area serviced by the Cumberland House Health Centre. Residents of Cumberland House are advised that lab services will be temporarily unavailable at the Cumberland House Health Centre on Tuesday, December 19th and Thursday, December 21st Lab services will be […]

Provincial Lab Identifies Error in Drugs of Abuse Screening – About 450 Patients Affected

Ministry of Health – Released on December 5, 2017 – Risk to Patients Low

The Roy Romanow Provincial Laboratory (formerly Saskatchewan Disease Control Laboratory) has advised of an information technology error that resulted in incorrect lab test results being sent out. Samples for about 450 patients were affected. The samples were being screened for codeine and diphenhydramine (Benadryl) which, if used improperly, can be considered drugs of abuse. It is not believed that the error had any significant effect on patient care. Read more about Provincial Lab Identifies Error in Drugs of Abuse Screening – About 450 Patients Affected

Dr. Albertyn Announces Closure of Family Practice – UPDATED

UPDATE – CLARIFICATION

In a communication from Madeleen Albertyn, she clarified that Dr. Albertyn will not be leaving Nipawin. “He is indeed closing his family practice to give him some time to focus on a diploma in dermatology. He will most likely continue his surgical practice in Nipawin.”

In a letter dated November 8th, 2017, Nipawin physician Dr Albert Albertyn MD announced the closure of his family practice, effective February 28th, 2018.  Read more about Dr. Albertyn Announces Closure of Family Practice – UPDATED