Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region News

Security at the Regina General Hospital received a report of a man with a possible firearm by the 15th Avenue entrance around 8:10 p.m. on Mar. 30, 2017.

Police investigating man with possible firearm around Regina's General Hospital

By 980 CJME March 31, 2017 - 5:04pm Updated: March 31, 2017 - 5:15pm

Regina police are investigating a report of a man with a possible firearm around the General Hospital.

The Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region (RQHR) said security received ...

The Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region serves 500,000 patients in southern Saskatchewan and has an operating budget of just over $1 billion.

RQHR budget considers future needs amid cuts, amalgamation

By Sarah Mills March 29, 2017 - 8:54pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 9:15pm

The Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region's (RQHR) preliminary 2017-18 budget has been approved for a year that comes with much change.

The RQHR is facing its usual challenge...

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 - 1:15pm

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 - 9:00pm

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 - 2:45pm

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 - 6:45am

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 - 5:45am

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 28, 2016 - 3:00pm

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 - 5:30pm

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 - 11:22pm Updated: August 23, 2016 - 11:49pm

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

Eight people to be moved from Grenfell care home after building deterioration found

By Lisa Schick August 21, 2016 - 6:06pm Updated: August 22, 2016 - 6:41am

Every evening Marilyn Parsons leaves her home and walks half a block to see her husband, Doug, at The Grenfell & District Pioneer Home – a daily tradition that 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 - 6:45am

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...