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Animal Bite Investigations Trending to Exceed 700 in 2017

28-Sep-2017:  The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) investigated 675 potential rabies exposures in 2016 with 66% (or 455) of those being dog bites. Last year 55 people received the rabies vaccine post exposure, 10 of which were due to dog bite exposures. Dog bites accounted for 76% of all the reported animal bites in children aged 12 and under, however the chance of contracting rabies is very low.

More than 50 Procedures Postponed or Moved From the Pasqua Hospital Thursday Due to Water Damage From a Burst Pipe

21-Sep-2017:  More than 50 procedures at Pasqua Hospital have been postponed or moved to the Regina General Hospital Thursday due to a water pipe bursting on the Gastro Intestinal (G.I.) Unit late Wednesday evening.

Temporary Changes to Wolseley and Grenfell Health Care Services beginning Sept. 1, 2017

28-Aug-2017:  Residents should be aware of the following changes to health care services, which will be in place beginning September 1, 2017

Residents Reminded to Take Precautions Against West Nile Virus

10-Aug-2017:  In the first week of August, mosquitoes from one of the monitoring stations in the City of Regina have tested positive for West Nile Virus. This indicates that the virus is present in the City and circulating at low levels at this stage.

RQHR Strengthens Financial Controls Following Investigation Into Potential Contractor Billing Irregularities

26-Jul-2017:  The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) is strengthening its internal financial controls as well as procurement practices and procedures following an investigation into contractor billing irregularities.

UPDATE - Yellow Fever Vaccine Shortage in North America

19-Jun-2017:  There are changes to how Yellow Fever vaccine is being provided to clients in Saskatchewan, starting today.

RQHR Forms New Partnership to Enable More Seniors to Enter Assisted Living

07-Jun-2017:  The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) has entered into a partnership with Eden Care Communities and Mutchmor Lodge to improve access to assisted living facilities and enable clients to live more independent lives.

Regina’s College of Medicine Campus to Grow

07-Jun-2017:  The Regina Qu’Appelle Regional Health Authority (RQRHA) and the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine have committed to a formal 10-year agreement to work together to further develop the University’s College of Medicine Regina campus, to support access and quality of care in the southern region of the province.

Emergency Medical Services Open House

01-Jun-2017:  Regina Qu’Appelle Heath Region’s Emergency Medical Services invites the community to attend their open house on Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at EMS Central, located at 1350 Albert Street.

Podiatry Services Update

09-May-2017:  The RQHR advises that publicly funded podiatry services will no longer be provided by health regions.

Board Approves RQHR 2017-18 Strategic Plan

29-Mar-2017:  The Regina Qu’Appelle Regional Health Authority (Board) has approved the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region’s (RQHR’s) Strategic Plan, endorsed its 2017-18 Business Plan and approved its operating budget in principle. Together, these plans position the region’s work to support a successful transition to the new Provincial Health Authority.

New ER Wait Times Funding Will Expand Accountable Care Teams

28-Mar-2017:   Health Minister Jim Reiter announced today that a portion of new funding to improve emergency department wait times will be used to expand the innovative Accountable Care model of inpatient care. A new investment of $12 million to improve emergency department wait times was announced in last week’s budget.

Some Surgeries and Procedures at Pasqua Hospital Can Proceed on Wednesday

10-Jan-2017:  Surgery and procedure scheduling is in the process of returning to normal following a ventilation equipment failure Monday that resulted in the postponement of all surgeries and some procedures at Pasqua Hospital on Tuesday.

Regina Hospitals Enter Busiest Time of the New Year

09-Jan-2017:  The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region’s two tertiary hospitals are prepared for their busiest time of the year to begin this month.

Surgeries and Some Procedures Postponed at Pasqua Hospital Tuesday

9-Jan-2017:  Dozens of Pasqua Hospital surgeries and procedures are being postponed or moved to the Regina General Hospital Tuesday in order to ensure safe and sterile patient care following a localized ventilation system failure Monday afternoon.

New Year's Baby 2017

01-Jan-2017:  Baby Jaxtyn Carter Kinvig arrived at 2:21 AM

Upcoming Events

RQHR Public Board Meeting - Nov 22, 2017

22-Nov-2017 at 6:00 PM, Wascana Rehabilitation Centre

RQHR Public Board Meeting