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

New health-care facility in Leader holds grand opening  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…

Local funds to benefit health care facility

Goal is to raise $1.3 million toward furnishings and equipment for the Leader and District Integrated Health Care Facility

Local funds to benefit health care facilityBy Pam Busby for the Crossroads The Leader and District Trust Advisory Committee has been busy collecting funds that will go toward the furnishings and equipment for the Leader and District Integrated Health Care Facility since minister of Health at that time, Dustin Duncan, approved the project on Sept. 22, 2014. The Leader and District…

Public tours of health facility in Leader offered this week

Renovations and expansion include acute care, community health services, primary health care and ambulance service

Public tours of health facility in Leader offered this weekSubmitted by Doug Dahl, Media Relations, Saskatchewan Health Authority The new and improved Leader and District Integrated Healthcare Facility will deliver health services in one location, improving patient access and quality care to residents. Public tours of the new facility will be available on September 19 and 20. No advance sign-up is required. The tours…

Local EMS to add staff with provincial funding boost

EMS staffing increases will go a long way to helping stabilize emergency medical services in the region

Local EMS to add staff with provincial funding boostKenneth Brown of The Crossroads One of the final developments for the former Heartland Health Region is the release of targeted funding to support emergency medical services (EMS) in the region. The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) was proclaimed through legislation as of Dec. 4, so the Heartland Regional Health Authority is no more. However, EMS…