Jim Pattison Childrens Hospital

“Share the Love” with children in hospital this Valentine’s Day

Feb 7, 2021 | 10:19am

The Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation is helping “Share the Love” with sick kids this Valentine’s Day. People have the opportunity to sign a Valentine’s Day card for a child in hospital. Saskatchewan Blue Cross is going to donate $10 for every card signed and sent, up to $10,000. Vice-President of Communications, Lynn Redl-Huntington, says […]

Drinking water advisory issued for hospitals in Saskatoon

Oct 29, 2020 | 3:39pm

The Saskatchewan Health Authority has issued a drinking water advisory for the Royal University Hospital, Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital and the Saskatoon Cancer Centre. This is due to a water line break at RUH that took place Thursday morning. Potable water is not available for patients or staff in any of these facilities until further […]

‘Trumpeting’ the one year anniversary of Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital

Sep 18, 2020 | 7:25am

It took more than two decades for the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital to become a reality, and this month we celebrate the first anniversary of the grand opening. To recognize that, and to honour the hospital’s namesake and largest donor, Jim Pattison, who donated $50-million to the hospital, a bronze statue has been unveiled outside […]

Small fire at Pattison Children’s Hospital in Saskatoon

Sep 14, 2020 | 10:35am

A man is recovering after suffering burns to about 25 percent of his upper body following a small explosion and fire at the Jim Pattison’s Childrens Hospital in Saskatoon early this morning. Saskatoon Fire say they received the call around 2 a.m saying something had happened at the adult emergency department. An investigation showed the […]

New Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan fundraiser gets off to great start

Jul 1, 2020 | 8:38am

The Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation has  kicked off its ‘Now More Than Ever’ campaign.   This campaign will  help fund vital solutions including virtual robotic care, world-class equipment, mental health support and dedicated spaces with integrated infection control. Foundation President and CEO Brynn Boback-Lane says donations will have double the impact thanks to a Maple […]

Prince Albert man wins Touchdown for Kids Millionaire Lottery grand prize

Jan 30, 2020 | 5:31pm

Ron Lypchuk of Prince Albert is the grand prize winner of $1-million in the Touchdown for Kids Millionaire Lottery. “Are you serious? Oh, I can’t believe this. Are you sure you aren’t pulling my leg?” Lypchuk said after first receiving the news. The Touchdown for Kids Millionaire Lottery featured 2,100 prizes, including the grand prize […]

Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation has a new Champion Child

Jan 17, 2020 | 3:05pm

The Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital has named their new Champion Child for 2020. Torrie Schaffer from Balcarres has a rare blood disease four years ago that causes her to bruise and bleed internally easily. The only way to treat her disease is by using special equipment purchased by the Children’s Hospital Foundation six months before […]

Bringing the human touch to babies in the NICU

Dec 21, 2019 | 12:00pm

Hugs and human touch are vital to the well-being of babies and to their development, but sometimes parents can’t be at the side of their newborns in the neonatal intensive care unit. That’s where the No Baby Unhugged program comes in. A $25,000 Huggies grant will help to get the program started at Jim Pattison […]

Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Radiothon funds will go towards new equipment

Nov 7, 2019 | 12:36pm

The Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Radiothon ends Thursday afternoon. Money raised goes to providing equipment at the new facility which opened a couple of months ago. Brynn Boback-Lane is the president and CEO of the Children’s Hospital Foundation.   She says it is so great to have the hospital now operating. “The amount of pride that […]