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Other Ministry Plans and Reports

Health System Reports

Health Records Protection Report 2014 
Health Records Protection Working Group annual report regarding protection of patient records under The Health Information Protection Act (HIPA). 

Air Medical Services Review
The 2009 external review of Saskatchewan’s air medical services and the province’s road ambulance system.

Annual Reports 
Ministry of Health and associated Treasury Board Crown Corporations’ Annual Reports.

Saskatchewan's Health Human Resources Plan
Saskatchewan’s Health Human Resources Plan provides Saskatchewan with a common vision and broad policy guidelines that will inform the health human resources strategies, policies, programs and priorities of government, health regions, the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency, educational institutes, and other health organizations. It can help these organizations in planning and developing future service delivery options that meet the health needs of our population with an adequate supply and mix of care providers.

A Planning Tool for Physician Resources in Saskatchewan
The government released a planning tool for building and sustaining Saskatchewan's physician workforce.  This tool forecasts a continued need for family physicians and specialists in Saskatchewan, and outlines options around the number and mix of specialists that would be optimal for our population and geographical distribution.

Infection Prevention and Control Program
Documents prepared by the Saskatchewan Infection Prevention and Control Program cover a range of topics for Infection Control Practitioners, Medical Health Officers, other healthcare professionals, and the public.

Multiple Sclerosis
Information about Multiple Sclerosis (MS) treatment and research in Saskatchewan.

Reports on Public Losses
Losses of public money by regional health authorities (health regions), the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency and North Sask Laundry and Support Services Ltd. are reported quarterly to the Ministry of Health, which then tables a report to the Standing Committee on Public Accounts.

The Provincial Diabetes Plan
Resources for patients living with diabetes in Saskatchewan.

Primary Health Care
A framework for achieving a high performing primary health care system in Saskatchewan.

Prevention and Risk Reduction Programs & Services in Saskatchewan – Annual Report 2014/15
This report discusses the rationale behind the risk reduction programs in Saskatchewan, best practices and achievements to date provincially.

Publicly Accessible Health Indicators Data - Statistics Canada & CIHI (released June 2013)
The purpose of this snapshot is to provide readily useable data for comparable statistics at health region, provincial/territorial and national levels for more than 80 health measures.

Health Facility Assessments 
Health care facility assessments were completed on approximately 270 health facilities across Saskatchewan by VFA Canada in 2013. Results are provided by health region.

Reports regarding Seniors and Senior Care

CEO Visits to Long-Term Care Facilities

Fall Injuries among Saskatchewan Seniors 
Information on fall injuries among Saskatchewan seniors from 1992/93 to 1997/98 and a report on implications for prevention. 

A Health Profile of Saskatchewan Seniors
Research about the health of older Saskatchewan residents and their use of health care services. Based on 1992-2003 data.

Health Care Use at the End of Life in Saskatchewan 
Final report on health care costs at the end of life, for the Ministry of Health and the Canadian Institute for Health Information. Released September 2008. 

Housing Options for Saskatchewan Seniors
A 2014 report commissioned by the Ministry of Health to Information to identify the housing needs of Saskatchewan seniors and the means of addressing them through government policy. 

Focus on the Future: Long-Term Care Initiative 
A 2010 report on findings and recommendations relating to issues in Long-Term Care in Saskatchewan. 

Saskatchewan's Provincial Policy Framework and Action Plan for Older Persons 
The Provincial Policy Framework and Action Plan for Older Persons policy document sought to identify the needs and concerns of Saskatchewan’s seniors and recommend ways to address them. Published in May 2003. 

Programs and Services of Interest to Seniors 
This booklet provides information about government programs and services that are of particular interest to seniors.

Reports on HIV in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan HIV Strategy 2010-2014 
The Saskatchewan HIV Strategy 2010 - 2014, approved in December 2010, was developed with extensive consultation with a variety of stakeholders: health regions, First Nations and Métis governments, community-based organizations, and others such as municipal governments.  The strategy's main goals are to reduce the number of new HIV infections, improve the quality of life for HIV infected individuals and reduce the risk factors for acquisition of HIV infection.

HIV Strategy Update – November 2011

A Review of Needle Exchange Programs in Saskatchewan - December 2008
Independent review of provincially funded needle exchange programs, including findings, conclusions and recommendations.

Reports on Youth Gambling in Saskatchewan

Youth Gambling Parents and Partners (2010)

Parents as Partners was a research project carried out in 2009 and was designed to enhance our knowledge and understanding of parental awareness and attitudes toward youth gambling. The findings of the research are contained with three reports: National Qualitative and Quantitative Report as well as a Saskatchewan specific Quantitative Report. The results are intended to serve as a resource for various stakeholders and practitioners involved in gambling youth-related prevention initiatives and programs.

Parents as Partners Saskatchewan Findings Final Report - April 2010

Parents as Partners Qualitative National Findings - April 2009

Parents as Partners Quantitative National Findings - April 2009

Youth Gambling In Saskatchewan: Perception, Behaviours, and Youth Culture

Problem Gambling

Gambling and Problem Gambling in Saskatchewan
Report on gambling and problem gambling prevalence in Saskatchewan, 2002.

Physician Assisted Dying Provincial/Territorial Advisory Group Recommendations

An expert advisory group on the subject of physician-assisted dying, established by participating provinces and territories, has issued its final report [English/Français]. 

In developing its recommendations, the provincial-territorial expert advisory group consulted with key organizations and experts from across Canada. The advisory group’s report covers many diverse issues including eligibility criteria, protecting the vulnerable and the role of conscientiously objecting health care providers. The report will assist provinces and territories as they prepare for the implementation of physician-assisted dying.

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