e-link — Sept. 14, 2017

Sept. 14, 2017

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

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Prosthetic leg helps two-year-old show Rider pride

People show their Rider pride by ringing cowbells or donning watermelons on their heads or, if you’re two-year-old Duncan Beauchamp, by wearing your prosthetic leg. Read more...

Quality & Safety

Food is Medicine

Did you know that a previous study in our health region showed that six out of 10 patients admitted to medical units were malnourished?

Health card renewal stickers on the way

Renewal stickers for health cards are being mailed to Saskatchewan residents who have provincial health coverage. Provincial health cards expire on December 31.

Transformation Talk

Focus essential to maintaining our commitment to patient care

President and CEO Keith Dewar emphasizes the importance of staying focused during this time of change in the Sept. 14 Transformation Talk.

Activity expected to pick up steam

President and CEO Keith Dewar emphasizes that patient care continue to be a priority as we move towards one health authority in his Sept. 8 Transformation Talk message.

Kudos

Research to be highlighted at conference

Four staff members recognized for their research at Canadian Society of Hospital Medicine’s 15th Annual Conference

Opportunities

Run to Quit: Create the smoke-free life you want

The Canadian Cancer Society is offering Run to Quit, a quit smoking program that pairs the expertise of the cancer society with Running Room Canada’s Learn to Walk or Run 5K program.

Government calls for public representatives on health councils

Saskatchewan residents looking to make a difference in health care have the opporutnity to serve on a number of health professional councils

Understanding the importance of data variation

Health and Quality Council extends invite to free webinar