Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region News

Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region CEO Keith Dewar said a violence prevention plan will be presented in the business plan on March 9, 2017.

Violent incidents nearly double in Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region

By Lauren Golosky March 3, 2017 - 1:02pm Updated: March 3, 2017 - 1:02pm

Health care employees in the Regina area are seeing an increase of violent incidents involving staff and patients.

According to the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region,...

Both the Regina General and Pasqua Hospitals are dealing with a large amount of patients which is leading to longer wait times.

Wait times increase as Regina hospitals deal with over-capacity

By Britton Gray February 14, 2017 - 8:57pm Updated: February 14, 2017 - 8:57pm

Both the Regina Pasqua and General Hospital are over-capacity which is leading to longer wait times in the emergency room.

The Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region (RQHR)...

The province hopes the board of the new health authority will be in place by fall 2017.

Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region supports province's move to single authority

By Sarah Mills January 19, 2017 - 2:34pm Updated: January 19, 2017 - 2:34pm

The board of the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region has passed a motion to support the province's move to a single health authority.

The motion not only supports the...

With numerous cost-cutting measures throughout the year, the Saskatchewan government has shaved $63.9 million from the health budget.

Regina health regions feels impact of cost cutting due to deficit

By Sarah Mills December 2, 2016 - 6:37am Updated: December 2, 2016 - 6:37am

The Saskatchewan government is finding ways to plug the $1 billion deficit.

With numerous cost-cutting measures throughout the year, it has shaved $63.9 million from the...

The Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region is attributing part of the jump in syphilis cases to dating apps.

Syphilis numbers double in Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region

By Sarah Mills November 21, 2016 - 5:38am Updated: November 21, 2016 - 5:38am

The Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region is seeing an increase in syphilis.

Typically, the health region sees an average of eight to 12 cases a year.

So far in 2016,...

20 people to be laid off from mental health unit in Regina

By Lisa Schick September 28, 2016 - 2:46pm Updated: September 29, 2016 - 6:54am

Saskatchewan's nurses' union is concerned as 20 people are being laid off from the mental health unit at Regina's General Hospital.

According to the Saskatchewan Union...

Regina General Hospital

RQHR employee caught snooping through records

By Lisa Schick August 24, 2016 - 5:16pm Updated: August 24, 2016 - 5:16pm

The Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region (RQHR) is getting its hand slapped by the Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner after an employee was caught...

The Grenfell & District Pioneer Home. Oct 2014

8 residents at Grenfell care home to begin moving within a week

By 980 CJME August 23, 2016 - 11:17pm Updated: August 23, 2016 - 11:53pm

A handful of residents at The Grenfell & District Pioneer Home are about to have a new place to live.

The Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region sent out an update about...

The Grenfell & District Pioneer Home. Oct 2014

8 people to be moved from Grenfell care home after deterioration found

By Lisa Schick August 21, 2016 - 6:06pm Updated: August 23, 2016 - 6:17am

Every evening Marilyn Parsons leaves her home and walks half a block to see her husband, Doug, at The Grenfell & District Pioneer Home - but that daily tradition could be...

Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region CEO Keith Dewar.

Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region hoping to cure budget woes

By Lisa Schick July 21, 2016 - 6:15am Updated: July 21, 2016 - 6:15am

Despite carrying a deficit for the past four years, the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region is hoping this is the year it can get healthy again and balance the budget.   Last year...

Microscopic image of the rabies virus.

Bat found in Regina backyard tests positive for rabies

By 980 CJME July 15, 2016 - 7:32am Updated: July 15, 2016 - 7:32am

A bat found in a backyard in Regina’s Cathedral neighbourhood has tested positive for rabies.

The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region is advising people to take steps to...

RQHR Security vehicle outside of the General Hospital's E.R., Jul 10 2016

Regina's General Hospital cleared after Ebola scare

By Lisa Schick July 10, 2016 - 3:52pm Updated: July 10, 2016 - 3:52pm

A false alarm over the Ebola virus made for a scary hour at the General Hospital in Regina on Sunday afternoon.

According to the health region, around 12:30 a doctor...