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Dr. Ata Stationwala (centre) and NDP health critic Danielle Chartier (right) speak to media on June 15, 2017, asking the government to reverse funding cuts to podiatry services.

Podiatry funding cuts could lead to amputations: NDP

By Britton Gray June 15, 2017 - 8:29pm Updated: June 16, 2017 - 7:26am

Saskatchewan's NDP and podiatrists have called on the provincial government to reverse another decision  to cut funding.

The government is cutting $1.2 million in...

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Chris Thomson kneels down to help a little girl with a burn on her hand in Mar. 2016.

Several doctors from Saskatoon headed to Haiti

By JT Marshall January 8, 2017 - 2:09pm Updated: January 9, 2017 - 4:50am

One trip wasn't enough to Haiti to help them recover from the devastating 2010 earthquake.

That's why over 28 health care professionals from Saskatoon are headed Jan. 10...

Denise Werker, Saskatchewan’s deputy chief medical health officer, addresses the media in Saskatoon on efforts to curtail the province's high rate of HIV Oct. 25, 2016.

Province addresses high rate of HIV at Saskatoon conference

By 650 CKOM October 25, 2016 - 2:05pm Updated: October 25, 2016 - 2:05pm

Saskatchewan has the highest rate of HIV in the country and this week delegates have come together to address the issue.

Denise Worker, Saskatchewan’s deputy chief...

Sask. doctors oppose changes to assisted death bill

By 980 CJME June 9, 2016 - 3:35pm Updated: June 9, 2016 - 3:45pm

The association representing Saskatchewan doctors is disappointed that the Senate has decided to amend Bill C-14, the proposed legislation around assisted dying.

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650 more doctors practicing in Saskatchewan compared to 2007

By Adriana Christianson February 11, 2016 - 5:42pm Updated: February 11, 2016 - 5:45pm

The Saskatchewan Government says there are 650 more doctors practicing in the province compared to nine years ago.

Part of the credit for the increase goes to the...

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International doctor recruitment program adds 12 new doctors to Sask.

By Brant Hilton February 4, 2016 - 5:37pm Updated: February 4, 2016 - 5:45pm

The provincial government says 12 new family doctors are practicing in province thanks to the Saskatchewan International Physician Practice Assessment (SIPPA) program. 

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The Gama Family Medicine/Minor Emergency Clinic  in Warman has seen four of five doctors on staff resign.

Senior calls loss of Warman doctors 'frightening' after 4 resign

By Bre McAdam January 13, 2016 - 4:34pm Updated: January 13, 2016 - 4:53pm

A senior living in Warman says although her doctor isn't leaving the community, many of her elderly friends will be without a physician come April.

That's when the last...

The Gama Family Medicine/Minor Emergency Medical Centre.

Warman looking to recruit doctors after losing 4 of 5 physicians

By Bre McAdam January 12, 2016 - 5:08pm Updated: January 13, 2016 - 10:11am

The City of Warman could soon be down to one doctor after four of its five physicians recently announced they would be leaving to pursue other opportunities and gain...

A new report shows Saskatchewan has brought in 20 per cent more doctors over the last five years.

Saskatchewan tied for most new doctors in five years

By Bryn Levy September 30, 2015 - 6:14pm Updated: September 30, 2015 - 6:14pm

A local physician says the province's efforts to sell itself when recruiting doctors are paying off.  A recent report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)...

Laura Cone was diagnosed with endometriosis when she was 21, it took eight years for her to find out why it wouldn't go away.

Endometriosis conference in Saskatoon sheds light on mysterious disease

By Bre McAdam September 17, 2015 - 4:26pm Updated: November 13, 2015 - 11:21am

When she was 13 years old, Laura Cone was put on birth control to help ease the intense pain she experienced during menstruation. It took eight years for her to find out why it...