Saskatchewan health care

NDP announces commitment to free contraceptives and calls on Sask. Party to implement it ASAP

Apr 19, 2023 | 3:39pm

The NDP, local doctors, and the Universal Access to Contraceptive Sask. advocacy group are calling on the Sask. Party Government to implement universal no-cost prescription contraceptives in the province. The NDP also announced their commitment to implementing free contraceptives in the province if they succeed in the next provincial election scheduled for 2024. However, the […]

SUN reacts to Governments nurse recruitment efforts – retention should be the priority

Apr 6, 2023 | 1:52pm

The Saskatchewan Government recently announced successful recruitment efforts for nurses from two international recruitment efforts in the Philipines as well as efforts in nursing grads within the province and across the country. The Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN) has reacted and says that while all recruitment efforts are great and necessary, people need to remember […]

Saskatchewan finding success in nurse recruitment

Apr 6, 2023 | 10:44am

After a successful recruitment mission of nurses in the Philipines late last year, Saskatchewan returned to the Philippines in mid-March for a second recruitment effort of Registered Nurses (RNs) and Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs). The 162 Filipino RNs who received conditional job offers in December 2022 are currently moving through the RN Pathway, which includes […]

STARS Ambulance celebrates 10-years in Sask. with announcement for $10 million in funding

Oct 6, 2022 | 1:42pm

As of April 30, 2022, STARS Ambulance has been operating at its Regina base for ten years. Since 2012, STARS has carried out 9,288 missions and 1,725 of those missions were carried out between 2021 and 2022. Today, STARS Ambulance and its Crown investors, which are Crowns Investments Corporation (CIC), SaskPower, SaskEnergy, SGI, and Sasktel, […]