e-link - February 2, 2017

February 2, 2017

e-link is an online, weekly newsletter for Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region employees, physicians and volunteers.

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Prevent eating disorders in children

The Government of Saskatchewan has officially proclaimed Eating Disorders Awareness Week to be February 1-7. Six provinces and more than 50 municipalities across Canada will participate in Eating Disorders Awareness Week activities, including us here in the RQHR.

Quality and Safety news:

Behind the scenes with EMS

Ever wonder what takes place behind-the-scenes when an ambulance is dispatched to a call?

System Sustainability news:

Super Woman and the 5 Whys

The wisdom of the “5 Whys” became clear to Terrance Shaw, manager of Pasqua Hospital’s Environmental Services, while dealing with a recent staff issue.

Use your vacation days

The region is committed to the stewardship of its people and resources. As part of that commitment, the region has updated its Vacation Policy to ensure vacation benefits are taken seriously and appropriate action is taken to ensure vacation time for staff.

Transformation Talk:

Keith talks planning through the transformation

I would like to start by thanking those who offered feedback on last week’s message. From my experience with transformation, the first few months can be the most unsettling as the unknowns greatly exceed what is known. Hearing from you will help ensure the information we provide is useful.