New health-care facility in Leader holds grand opening

The new facility brings together acute care, emergency medical services, community health services and primary health care into one location

People gathered from near and far to commemorate the grand opening of the Leader and District Integrated Healthcare Facility. The event also noted the renovations made at the Western Senior Citizens Home. Among the distinguished guests were Rural and Remote Health Minister Greg Ottenbreit, the Honourable Douglas Steele, MLA for the Cypress Hills Constituency, Bryce Martin, Executive Director Primary Health Care for the Saskatchewan Health Authority, and Tim Geiger, Chairperson for the Leader and District Trust Advisory Committee. Brenda Schwan, Executive Director Continuing Care for the Saskatchewan Health Authority, acted as the emcee for the event.

 

by T. Martin-Schmunk
of The Crossroads

It was a day to celebrate on Oct. 26, 2018, as people gathered from near and far to commemorate the grand opening of the Leader and District Integrated Healthcare Facility. The event also noted the renovations made at the Western Senior Citizens Home.

Among the distinguished guests were Rural and Remote Health Minister Greg Ottenbreit, the Honourable Douglas Steele, MLA for the Cypress Hills Constituency, Bryce Martin, Executive Director Primary Health Care for the Saskatchewan Health Authority, and Tim Geiger, Chairperson for the Leader and District Trust Advisory Committee. Brenda Schwan, Executive Director Continuing Care for the Saskatchewan Health Authority, acted as the emcee for the event. She made introductions and welcomed community members, staff members and clients to the opening.

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