surgical wait times

Surgical backlog discussed during Monday’s Question Period

Nov 29, 2021 | 4:47pm

With the majority of surgical staff being redeployed back to their original positions after helping out with overcrowded ICUs, the provincial opposition wondered how the provincial government would reduce the surgical backlog during Monday’s question period. Premier Scott Moe acknowledged that the surgical wait list has increased to over 35,000 in Saskatchewan. 93% of eligible […]

Saskatchewan resident looking for answers after her surgery is cancelled

Nov 11, 2021 | 8:45am

For the second time this week, NDP Leader Ryan Meili was joined in the Saskatchewan Legislature by a resident who had a health service cancelled. 22-year-old Jessie Eide had her surgery cancelled earlier this year, just four days after she booked it. Eide has been dealing with varicose veins and her surgeon believes she is […]

NDP pushes SaskParty government to resolve rising surgical wait times

May 6, 2021 | 2:49pm

  The NDP is pressing the SaskParty government to deal with fast rising surgical wait times. Opposition critic Vicki Mowat says almost 30 thousand people are on the surgical waiting list in Saskatchewan. She says the government failed to contain the second and third waves of the coronavirus. Health minister Paul Merriman says Covid-19 has […]