Event promotes emerg. services

by Phil Ambroziak There were several bear sightings – and other “animals” of all shapes and sizes for that matter – in Meadow Lake May 22. That was the day when local emergency services hosted their secon...

Health authorities to be dissolved

by Derek Cornet A new provincial health body will be created to replace Saskatchewan’s 12 existing regional health authorities. The announcement occurred Jan. 4 and, according to a government press releas...

Give the gift of good health

There’s nothing worse than getting sick during the holidays. Unfortunately, however, this is often the case – especially for people who lead such fast-paced lives they easily succumb to a cold or flu bug the...

Strike action averted

by Phil Ambroziak Any wounds suffered during the lengthy contract dispute between the Prairie North Regional Health Authority and clinic workers in Meadow Lake are finally beginning to heal. Earlier this ...

The Conversation

As the new director of acute care at the Meadow Lake Hospital, Aaron Khan is a busy man. Recently, however, Aaron took time to speak with Northern Pride about his new career, his background in health care and w...

Labour talks continue for clinic

by Phil Ambroziak The line of patients that normally forms outside the clinic in downtown Meadow Lake each day could soon be replaced by a picket line if a compromise cannot be reached between employees and ...

Positive change for PNRHA

In spite of the many advancements of modern technology, laughter remains the best medicine. And, who better to share a laugh with than your closest family and friends? According to the Prairie North Regional...

The Conversation

Volunteers are the heart and soul of the Prairie North Regional Health Authority and it’s Michelle Willick’s job to make sure they’re both in place and recognized for the work they do. Recently, Michelle spoke ...

Flu shot saves lives

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but it’s not enough to fend off the flu. According to officials with the Prairie North Regional Health Authority, the number of H1N1 cases diagnosed throughout the pr...

Clinic facing strike action

by Phil Ambroziak Soon, the only line outside the clinic in downtown Meadow Lake could be a picket line. As of press time, more than 20 employees at the Meadow Lake Primary Health Centre located at 218 Centr...