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RQHR Celebrates International Day of the Midwife

05-May-2011:  The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) is joining celebrations in recognition of the International Day of the Midwife today.

New Doctor Recruited for Broadview and Area

21-Apr-2011:  Broadview Union Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Vusi Mazamisa as its second physician serving the communities of Broadview, Grenfell, Whitewood, Kipling, and the First Nations communities of Sakimay, Cowessess, Ochapowace and Kahkewistahaw.

RQHR Earns High Grades from Accreditation Canada

20-Apr-2011:  The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region has been commended for its commitment to improvement and the provision of safe, quality, client-centered care by Accreditation Canada.

All Nations’ Healing Hospital Reopens

18-Apr-2011:  ​“Following a safety review held this morning, a decision was made to reopen the hospital and resume normal services,” said Gail Boehme, Executive Director of the hospital.

Confirmed Cases of Red Measles in Saskatchewan

15-Apr-2011:  The Saskatchewan Ministry of Health is warning that two cases of Red Measles have been confirmed in the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region but there has been potential exposure in other parts of the province.

All Nations’ Healing Hospital Evacuation - STATUS UPDATE

15-Apr-2011:  All Nations’ Healing Hospital in Fort Qu’Appelle currently remains closed due to flood conditions.

All Nations’ Healing Hospital Evacuated Due to Flood Conditions

12-Apr-2011:  All nine patients currently undergoing treatment at All Nations’ Healing Hospital in Fort Qu’Appelle are being evacuated due to flood conditions.

RQHR Increases Space in NICU

06-Apr-2011:  The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) will add permanent space and staff for four additional babies in its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

RQHR to Improve Surgical Wait Times in 2011-12

05-Apr-2011:  An additional $6.8 million in provincial funding will enable the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) to move ahead with additional surgeries and surgical programming to decrease patient wait times.

EMS Fee Change in Effect

01-Feb-2011:  The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) reminds patients and staff that the following Emergency Medical Services (EMS) fee changes are coming into effect February 1, 2011.

Visitor Restrictions Lifted - Norovirus Outbreak Over at Regina General Hospital

25-Jan-2011:  Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) officials have lifted visitor and admission restrictions at the Regina General Hospital and determined that the outbreak of norovirus at the facility is over.

Norovirus Update

21-Jan-2011:  ​There were two new cases of patients with norovirus symptoms on Unit 1D reported during the past (approximately) 24 hours.

Visitor Advisory Issued Due to Norovirus at Regina General Hospital

20-Jan-2011:  The public is urged not to visit the Regina General Hospital unless absolutely necessary, due to an outbreak of norovirus.

New Third-Party Surgery Contracts Planned for RQHR

17-Jan-2011:  The success of a new initiative in providing selected day surgery procedures outside of the hospital setting has led to plans to extend the service contract and issue a call for a longer-term service provider.

Faster Access to CT Services in RQHR

12-Jan-2011:  Patients will receive selected diagnostic services more quickly and wait lists for those services will be reduced beginning May 1, 2011.