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Pertussis vaccine added to immunization program

Pertussis vaccine added to immunization program Approximately 16,000 grade 8 students in Saskatchewan will now receive improved protection against pertussis, a contagious respiratory infection more commonly known as whooping cough. Pertussis vaccine is already part of the routine immunization program for infants and pre-school age children. It is being added to the grade 8 routine […]

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Introducing the new SRNA president

Introducing the new SRNA president Eisler, Karen On May 7, 2003 Candace Skrapek, RN from Saskatoon became the 2003 2005 SRNA President. She is a faculty member and clinical placement coordinator in the Nursing Education Program of Saskatchewan, SIAST Nursing Division, Kelsey Campus. This summer I had the distinct pleasure to talk with Candace about […]

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QUALITY WORKPLACE UPDATE

QUALITY WORKPLACE UPDATE Walls-Nini, Barbara “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much” Helen Keller The LaRonge Health Centre Working Group has identified their three top goals: 1. Improving staff morale. 2. Increasing the level at which staff feel treated with respect and dignity. 3. Security for patients and staff. Some […]

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Expanding to unity and Saskatoon

Expanding to unity and Saskatoon Karen Eisler The medical unit in the Moose Jaw Union Hospital was the first of three pilot sites in the province selected for the SRNA quality workplace program. The other two sites are Parkridge, a long-term care facility in Saskatoon and the Unity and District Health Centre, an integrated facility […]