Important Phone Numbers
Healthline: Government of Saskatchewan: Dial 811 for professional health advice
MedSask: Questions about prescriptions, over the counter medications Phone 1-800-665-3784
Royal University Hospital: 306.655.1000
St. Paul’s Hospital: 306.655.5000
Saskatoon City Hospital: 306.655.8000
Health Care Concerns and Complaints
If you have a concern about health services you receive, try to resolve it as soon as possible by discussing your concern directly with the health care provider involved or their supervisor when possible. If your concerns are not resolved call the Saskatchewan Health Authority Quality of Care Coordinator for the area where you live. If you’re unable If you do not feel your complaint is handledfairly and other avenues of appeal are ineffective contact the Health Professional Association responsible for that profession. Health professional associations are legally required to receive and investigate complaints about the competency and conduct of their members. You may also contact the Office of the Provincial Ombudsman (306) 933-5500.
The following clinics are privately operated minor emergency and walk-in clinics that are not affiliated with Saskatoon Health Region.The clinics offer minor emergency care when patients cannot access their family doctor or need urgent care which does not require the use of the hospital emergency room.
Saskatoon Health Region – Facilities- Walk-in clinics
Saskatoon Community Clinic: primary health care co-operative offering health services at two locations – Downtown Clinic, located at 455 2nd Ave. N. and Westside Clinic, located at 1528 20th St. W.
Saskatoon Health Region – 306-655-8664
Daphne Kemp, Regional Falls Reduction and Injury Prevention Coordinator
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Fitness (Classes, exercise, facilities)
Government of Saskatchewan – Ministry of Health
General Inquiry Line: 1.800.667.7766
Seniors’ Programs and Services : 1-800-667-7766
Seniors Drug Plan 1.800.667.7581 Toll Free
Supplementary Health Benefits 306.787.3124
Health Registries / Health Card: 1.800.667.7551
Out-of-province health services: 1.800.667.7523
Personal Care Homes: 306.787.1715
Saskatchewan Aids to Independent Living (SAIL) – 306.787.7121
2310 Louise Avenue
Saskatoon, SK S7J 2C7
Phone: (306) 664-6646
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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Client Patient Access Services: 306.655.4346
Drug Plan, Seniors Saskatchewan: 1-800-667-7581 (toll free)
Falls Prevention, Saskatoon Health Region: 306. 655.8664
Forever…in motion: 306.655.0829
Home Care, Saskatoon Health Region: 306. 655.4300
LiveWell with Chronic Conditions: 306.655.4437
MD Ambulance Care Ltd: 306.975.8808
Meals on Wheels: 306.655.4318
Mental Health and Addiction Services: 306. 655.4100
Mobile Crisis: 306.933.6200
Rural Emergency Services: 306.242.8808
Staying on your Feet: 306.655.3418
Saskatoon Health Region: 306.655.7500
Saskatoon Health Region Physicans taking patients
To have a copy of this list sent to you, please call 306-655-0197
Community Day Programs
The purpose of Community Day Programs is to meet social, recreational and respite needs of individuals who, because of health-related difficulties, are unable to access these services independently in the community. Access to Community Day Programs within the boundaries of the former Saskatoon District Health is through Client Patient Access Services (CPAS) 306.655.4346. See Caregiving Section for listing of Community Day Programs
Planned Respite Care
provides relief for the caregiver and reduced risk of family breakdown.Bookings are through CPAS in advance of requested dates.
Contact your Client Care Coordinator for current rates.
Unplanned Respite Care
provides short term (up to 7 days) respite.Appropriate if there is a sudden, unexpected change in the support system and the client requires 24-hour supervision (i.e., primary caregiver hospitalized or unexpectedly called out of town).Cost – Contact your Client Care Coordinator for current rates. The client covers all costs for transportation to and from the facility and for medications.
Saskatchewan Health Authority Client Representatives 306.655.0250 or 1.866.655.5066
Saskatoon Health Region – Caregiver Support Groups – 306. 655.3426
Sherbrook Community Centre – MindFull CAfe – opportunity to meet in a relaxed social setting for people with dementia, family, care partners – 306.655.3742
Saskatoon Health Region – Groups, Support & Resources for the Bereaved – PDF brochure
CNIB Peer Support Group for Seniors Experiencing Vision Loss
The group meets twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday. For more information and to register call Ashley at the CNIB (306)374-4545 or e-mail Ashley at firstname.lastname@example.org.