health care

NDP points to crisis in health care in Sask

Nov 20, 2019 | 2:51pm

  The NDP is pushing the SaskParty government to resolve a short-staffing issue in health care. Opposition critic Vicki Mowat says over 3 thousand messages have been signed by members of the public expressing great concern about health care. wat says hospitals are short-staffed and under funded with a back-log in many emergency rooms. Health […]

Sask. NDP challenges government on hospital wait times, Regina Bypass

Oct 28, 2019 | 6:17pm

The Saskatchewan NDP is questioning what the provincial government is doing to help reduce wait times at hospitals in Saskatchewan. During question period on Monday afternoon, health critic Vicki Mowat talked about how their party heard concerns from the public over the summer regarding the state of emergency departments and hallway medicine. Mowat also asked for […]

Saskatchewan nurse fighting $26K fine over Facebook comments

Sep 16, 2019 | 3:49pm

REGINA — A Saskatchewan nurse is fighting a $26,000 fine she received after posting critical comments to Facebook about her grandfather’s care in a long-term health facility. Carolyn Strom was found guilty of professional misconduct by the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association in 2016 and handed the financial penalty. She tried unsuccessfully to appeal her case last […]