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Better care for men diagnosed with prostate cancer

28-Sep-2016:  The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) and the Ministry of Health have made enhancements to the Prostate Patient Care Pathway that will have positive impact on men being diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Safe, High Quality Patient Care Key Focus as RQHR Moves Forward with Initiatives to Better Align Staff Resources

16-Sep-2016:  The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) will continue its key focus on safe, high quality patient care as it moves forward with initiatives to support better alignment of staff resources with patient care demand.

Board Approves RQHR Strategic and Budget Plans

20-Jul-2016:   ​The Regina Qu’Appelle Regional Health Authority has approved the RQRH's Strategic Plan and the 2016-17 operating and capital budgets.

Take-Home Naloxone Kits Available in Regina

29-Jun-2016:  Take-Home Naloxone kits will become available in Regina through the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region’s Harm Reduction Methadone Program beginning on July 4, 2016.

Patients, Staff and Physicians See Benefits of RQHR’s Accountable Care Pilot Project

12-May-2016:  An innovative, first-in-Canada pilot project that enables and delivers more accountable hospital care is earning positive patient, staff and physician reviews at Pasqua Hospital’s Unit 4A.

New Dementia Assessment Unit Providing Specialized Care

15-Apr-2016:  The Southern Saskatchewan Dementia Assessment Unit - the first of its kind in Saskatchewan - is scheduled to receive clients beginning Monday, April 18, 2016.

New “Smart” IV pumps will improve patient safety across the province

25-Feb-2016:  Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region pilot kicks off the provincial initiative

Temporary Water Shut Off at Pasqua Hospital

19-Feb-2016:  Patients and staff at Pasqua Hospital will experience water disruptions over the weekend while planned maintenance is undertaken to the water lines in the building.

RQHR Confirms its Radiologist Numbers Remain Strong

09-Feb-2016:  The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (“RQHR") today confirmed a full complement of in-hospital radiologists at its facilities.

Announcement: New Year’s Baby

01-Jan-2016:  Baby Cudia arrived at 12:15AM

Radiologists Remain RQHR’s Key Partners in Providing Quality Medical Imaging Services

30-Nov-2015:  The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (“RQHR”) today reiterated its commitment to continuing its long-standing partnership with its radiologists in providing quality, accessible medical imaging services to patients in the Region and across southern Saskatchewan.

RQHR and RPS Launch Police and Crisis Team Partnership

05-Nov-2015:  A new joint initiative between the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) and Regina Police Service (RPS), officially launched today, will mean better, more immediate access to appropriate care and resources for Regina residents experiencing a mental health crisis.

Influenza Immunization Clinics Kick Off

19-Oct-2015:  Andrew Greene and Joy Sluser kick off the annual influenza immunization campaign in Regina today, as clinics open across the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) to protect people against influenza.

Additional Scan Potentially Required for 47 RQHR MRI Patients

02-Oct-2015:  Forty-seven Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) radiology patients are being notified by letter that they may require an additional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan due to insufficiently detailed testing.

Staff Safety Achievements Qualifies Health Region for $4.3 Million Return

05-Aug-2015:  The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region’s financial situation improved by $4.3 million this week, a significant portion of which is attributed to the efforts of all staff members to ensure their workplace safety.

9th Annual Research Showcase Hosted by RQHR

22-Jun-2015:  The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) is hosting its ninth annual Research Showcase at the Delta Regina today from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

RQHR Final Budget Approved

28-May-2015:  The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) has received final approval for its 2015-16 budget.

RQHR Achieves Four-Year Full Accreditation

19-May-2015:  The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) has achieved full Accreditation until April 2019.

RQHR Supports Ombudsman’s Report Recommendations

13-May-2015:  Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) will work with its partners in the Ministry of Health and at Santa Maria Senior Citizens Home to act on the recommendations of the Ombudsman’s report issued today, Taking Care: An Ombudsman investigation into the care provided to Margaret Warholm while a resident of the Santa Maria Senior Citizens Home.

Regina Humane Society and Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region Launch Be Dog Smart

12-May-2015:   REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN – Children and dogs go together like peanut butter and jelly, yet too often children are not taught how to behave safely around their canine friends.