rural health care

Staff shortages leading to rural health care crisis: SARM

Staff shortages leading to rural health care crisis: SARM

Feb 28, 2024 | 11:36am
The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) has issued a stark warning, declaring a healthcare crisis in rural areas of the province due to severe staff shortages. SARM has emphasized the urgent need for the provincial government to address this crisis by implementing strategic measures, including reinstating the Grow Your Own Nurse Practitioner Program. According […]

SARM welcomes increased funding for municipal revenue sharing

Mar 16, 2023 | 1:17pm

SARM president Ray Orb says record provincial revenue sharing funds will be put to good use. Premier Scott Moe says rural municipalities will receive a record 298 million dollars in revenue sharing, up 13 percent or 36 million dollars from the previous year. Orb says rural municipalities are pleased with an increase, saying RM’s are […]

NDP plan to protect rural health care if elected

Sep 25, 2020 | 4:13pm

The Saskatchewan NDP says they have come up with a plan that will protect rural health in the province. Friday, NDP Leader Ryan Meili says it’s time for a government that takes rural health care seriously. Meili committed to repairing what he called years of Sask. Party under funding of rural health care, which he […]