e-link - October 5, 2017

October 5, 2017

e-link is an online, weekly newsletter for Regina and area employees, physicians and volunteers of the Saskatchewan Health Authority.

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Keith Dewar says goodbye

President and CEO Keith Dewar thanks everyone for coming to his farewell tea held Sept. 29 at Wascana Rehabilitation Centre.

Transformation Talk

Daily interactions with those we serve make the difference

President and CEO Keith Dewar talks about how great leadership is found throughout the organization in the Oct. 4 Transformation Talk.

Quality and Safety

As bite investigations increase, RQHR reminds people to ‘Be Dog Smart’

Children are inquisitive; they explore the world through touch. However, families should be cautious when children and dogs meet because the majority of people bitten by dogs (76 per cent) are children 12 or younger.

Faster registration process helps heart patients get care quicker

For almost two years, medical professionals have worked collaboratively to expedite and even eliminate the registration process for those experiencing a heart attack and arriving at Regina General Hospital’s Cardiac Care Unit (CCU).

Event gives participants a taste of active aging

In 2003, the International Council on Active Aging designated the last week of September as Active Aging Week. The theme of this year’s Active Aging Week was “Ignite Your Passion.”

Access and Patient Flow

Centre uses creative approach to deliver bariatric program

The Surgical Assessment Centre is piloting an innovative approach to delivering education and support for patients considering bariatric surgery.

Events and Opportunities

Stoma Stroll

The Ostomy Canada Society is hosting the 5th annual Stoma Stroll awareness walk on Saturday, Oct. 7.

Student Research Day

You are invited to attend Student Research Day on Friday, Oct. 13.

Quality improvement, change management opportunities

Interested in quality and change leadership? Check out these opportunities.


RQHR expresses gratitude to spiritual care providers

RQHR acknowledges the outstanding service and support of our spiritual care providers.