Saskatchewan Health Authority confirms supply doesn’t meet demand for kidney transplant list
Bailey said that if the health authority wants to speed up the surgical backlog, they need to change some of their processes and advocate for transplant programs.
SHA announces additional paramedic positions for Regina to battle shortage
A total of 24.5 full-time paramedic positions will be added and will cost the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) $2.4 million annually.
Saskatoon nurses push for safer parking for hospital staff after reports of assault
After nurses in Saskatchewan have been subject to harassment and threats, a petition has garnered more than 700 signatures supporting safe parking initiatives.
More workers joining Sask.’s health-care system: provincial government
Some 160 Filipino health-care workers have been offered jobs so far under Saskatchewan's Health Human Resources Action Plan.
Sask. organ transplants rebounding after COVID-19 slowdown: report
A new report shows Canada's organ transplants are nearing 2019 levels after the COVID-19 pandemic delayed many vital surgeries. Saskatchewan's Jessica Bailey survived the wait.
All Saskatchewan Health Authority employees to show proof of vaccination or negative test to work
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) announced the new policy in line with the provincial government’s proof-of-vaccine mandate that came into effect Friday.
Oct 1, 2021
2021 seeing increase in health-care workers leaving SHA
While specific reasons for departures weren't specified, two thirds of respondents to an internal 2020 survey said they saw their colleagues experiencing burnout.
Oct 23, 2021
Saskatchewan’s new online COVID-19 vaccine booking system launches
The Saskatchewan Health Authority's new online booking system for COVID-19 vaccine appointments launched on Thursday.
Mar 11, 2021
Saskatchewan Health Authority CEO steps down, interim CEO named
The Saskatchewan Health Authority board of directors has selected vice-president of infrastructure, information and support Andrew Will as interim CEO.
Dec 2, 2021
Sask. request for COVID-19 help a surprise to feds
Public Safety Canada and the Canadian Armed Forces were caught off guard by a request for help from Saskatchewan during the height of the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
SHA expands age criteria for AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine site in Regina
The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is available to Saskatchewan residents between the ages of 62 and 64 at a drive-thru site in Regina.
Mar 16, 2021
Health services to reopen in 4 phases: Saskatchewan Health Authority
The first phase starts on May 19 with the resumption of some everyday medical services and the expansion of surgeries and diagnostic imaging.
May 5, 2020
Uko family suing the Saskatchewan Health Authority and province
The statement of claim alleges the SHA was 'negligent and breached its duty of care' by failing to provide help for Uko's mental health issues, which ultimately led to his suicide.
Oct 16, 2020
Saskatchewan government spends big on health care in Budget 2022
With an increase of $277.1 million, or seven per cent, to $4.242 billion, the 2022-23 budget is the largest in history for the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA).
Mar 23, 2022
Saskatchewan Health to take over operation of Extendicare’s long-term care services
A press release said there are no immediate changes for residents, families, and staff as a result of this decision.
Oct 14, 2021
SHA warns of risks in loosening coronavirus rules
Saskatchewan was leading the country Monday with the highest rate of active COVID-19 cases per capita.
Mar 8, 2021
Saskatchewan eHealth ransomware attack called one of province’s largest privacy breaches
Saskatchewan's Information and Privacy Commissioner Ron Kruzeniski is calling eHealth's 2019-20 ransomware attack one of the province's largest privacy breaches.
Jan 8, 2021
Saskatchewan redeploying 600 health-care staff to support COVID-19 surge
By mid-December, the Saskatchewan Health Authority will have space for 250 additional COVID-19 patients as cases continue to surge.
Dec 3, 2020
Pfizer bivalent COVID-19 vaccine on the way for Saskatchewan children
For children five to 11 years old, the Pfizer bivalent COVID-19 vaccine will be available as a first or additional booster.
Leaked SHA document shows worst-case scenario outcome of coronavirus in Saskatchewan
“In all modelling scenarios, the COVID-19 pandemic will have a significant impact on acute care health service delivery across the province."
Mar 24, 2020
Organ donation program resumes, but only partially: Saskatchewan Health Authority
The organ donation program was halted as the COVID-19 response taxed health care resources. Now, staffing vacancies in Saskatoon are preventing full program resumption.
Nov 30, 2021