Media Release – Sask. Health Coalition Calls for Universal Pharmacare in Sask. Govt.’s Throne Speech

March 7, 2011 – Saskatchewan Health Coalition News Release Sask. Health Coalition Calls for Universal Pharmacare in Sask. Govt.’s Throne Speech Saskatoon – The Saskatchewan Health Coalition (SHC) requests that the Government of Saskatchewan take a pro-active and leadership approach in the establishment of a Canadian universal pharmacare program.  The Health Coalition hopes that the … Read more

Don’t Adopt Failed Alberta Health Model, by Ross Hinther

Don’t adopt failed Alta. health model, by Ross Hinther Note: Following is the viewpoint of the writer, vice-president of the Saskatchewan Health Coalition, as published in the Star Phoenix, April 9, 2010. The Saskatchewan Government is copying the Alberta health care delivery model by financing the expansion of private for-profit surgery clinics. The failed model … Read more

Media Release – SHC raises concerns about private for-profit surgery clinic

SASKATCHEWAN HEALTH COALITION RAISES CONCERNS ABOUT PRIVATE FOR-PROFIT SURGERY CLINIC Regina – Sept 12, 2010 – The Saskatchewan Health Coalition raises concerns that private-for-profit surgery clinics will drain resources (staff, nurses, doctors and valuable dollars) from the public system.  We say this in response to a recent announcement by the Saskatchewan Party Government that some … Read more

Media Release – The SK Govt’s Millions of Dollars More for Privatization of Healthcare is Flawed Policy

February 17, 2011 – Saskatchewan Health Coalition News Release The SK Govt.’s Millions of Dollars More for Privatization of Healthcare is Flawed Policy. Regina – The SK. Health Coalition is concerned that the government’s February 14th announcement of additional surgical funding is for private-for-profit healthcare delivery driven by the Saskatchewan Party’s privatization ideology.  The government’s … Read more