Saskatchewan Health Authority looking to launch ‘whistleblower hotline’

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has put out a tender looking for proposals to help them put together what they’re calling a “whistleblower hotline.” The request for proposals was published on the SaskTenders website Aug. 12 and closes on Aug. 30. Related Woman who helped Edward Snowden calls on Canada to accept other refugees In the tender, the SHA says […]

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Sask. NDP says opioid therapy physician shortage creating a crisis

The opposition NDP’s mental health and addictions critic said the opioid assisted therapies, like methadone, are approaching crisis levels. The College of Physicians and Surgeons revoked two doctor’s licenses on April 1.and May 1 who could provide these services. This leaves one doctor left in Regina that can administer these services and about 700 extra patients between the two disciplined […]

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Rural and remote health minister says pro-life views won’t affect abortion pill policy

Rural and Remote Health Minister Greg Ottenbreit does not hide the fact he is personally against abortion, but says that doesn’t influence his job as a cabinet minister and responsibility to allow abortion access. First reported by the Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Ottenbreit recently spoke at a pro-life event in his home constituency of Yorkton, Sask. During the address, Ottenbreit encouraged […]

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