Specialty Transport Teams
Neonatal Transport Team
The Neonatal Transport Team for the Saskatchewan Health Authority for Regina and area is made up of Registered Nurses from the Neonatal Unit, Respiratory Therapists and EMT’s and/ or Paramedics. The service is available 24 hours a day and uses a dedicated ambulance for transport as well as a transport isolette. The ambulance is specifically equipped to hold the isolette, a ventilator, oxygen tanks and medical air tanks. To view a larger picture please click on the thumbnail photo below:
The Transport Team serves all of Southern Saskatchewan. Working with the hospital staff in other districts, the Neonatal Transport Team can assess a newborn, stabilize him/her and transport him/her to the Neonatal Unit at the Regina General Hospital. The Team has been operating since the late 1970’s.
What Every Parent Should Know . . .
Having your baby moved to another hospital because of a medical emergency can be frightening and confusing. For answers to commonly asked questions, please view the Neonatal Transport document.
Pediatric Transport Team
The Pediatric Transport Team at the Regina General Hospital is made up of registered nurses, respiratory therapists and EMTs or paramedics. The service is available 24-hours a day. The team takes the specialized services of intensive care out to critically ill or injured children. To view a larger picture please click on the thumbnail photo below:
The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit services all of southern Saskatchewan. Working with staff from other hospitals in southern Saskatchewan, the Pediatric Transport Team assesses the child, stabilizes her/him and transports her/him to the Medical Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Regina General Hospital.
The Pediatric Transport Team began in 1997. It was the first of its type in North America. In 1999 a similar service was launched in Saskatoon to serve northern Saskatchewan.