Heartland Health Region Emergency Medical Services

Calling 911 accesses all emergency services in Saskatchewan, including EMS, fire and police. MD Ambulance, located in Saskatoon,
dispatches all EMS calls in the Heartland Health Region.

Emergency Services are provided by professional health care staff. These services include the initial assessment and triage of
all outpatients, stabilization and transfer to appropriate emergency service, thrombolytic therapy, observation and stabilization.

Heartland provides emergency medical services (EMS) throughout the region with 30 emergency vehicles and approximately
135 staff comprised of full-time, part-time, and casual personnel including:

  • Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP)
  • Intermediate Care Paramedic (ICP)
  • Primary Care Paramedic (PCP)
  • Emergency Medical Responders (EMR)

EMS is also involved in community programs like Community Paramedicine, baby sitting courses, car seat safety clinics and
drug and alcohol awareness programs.

Located in west-central Saskatchewan, Heartland EMS provides emergency services to a population of 44,567 people (Source:
Ministry of Health. Covered Population 2014) over an area of 41,770 square kilometers. Its major boundary landmarks include
the South Saskatchewan River to the south and the province of Alberta boundary to the west. There are 57 towns and villages,
44 rural municipalities and 20 Hutterite Colonies located in the region. The region’s largest urban center is Kindersley, with a
population of 5,462. Other major centers include Rosetown (3,163); Unity (3,033); Biggar (2,994); and Outlook (2,843).

Privacy Policy

Protecting the privacy of your personal health information is important to the Cypress Health Region (the “Region”).


The Region will only collect, use and disclose your personal health information:

1. When:

2. As required or authorized by law.

The Region will not otherwise collect, use or disclose your personal health information unless we have your consent.


The Region strives to keep its’ employees, physicians and affiliates aware of your privacy rights by offering education and having in place policies and procedures designed to protect the integrity, security and confidentiality of your personal health information. This includes a policy restricting access to your personal health information by only those who have a need to know for an authorized purpose.


If you wish to obtain further information about the Region’s privacy policies and your privacy rights, we encourage you to visit our privacy page or contact our Privacy Officer at (306) 778-5169 or 1-888-461-7443.  You may also wish to contact the provincial Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner at 1-877-748-2298 or visit them at their website.


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Links to the websites below are provided for the information and convenience of visitors to this site.

The Cypress Health Region does not assume responsibility for the accuracy of content of other sites, which are linked here. We strongly suggest that the best source of medical information is your personal or family physician.

3S Health

Accreditation Canada

Asbestos Registry

The Arthritis Society

Canadian Cancer Society

Canadian Diabetes Association

Canadian Institute for Health Information

Choose Wisely Canada

Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation Inc.

Health Canada

Health Canada Kids

Health Card Application

Health Quality Council (HQC)

Heart and Stroke Foundation


Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan

Parent Mentoring Program of Saskatchewan

Patient Safety Institute

Resources for Nurses

Saskatchewan Health

Society for Progressive Supranuclear Paisy

Saskatchewan Surigcal Care Network

Sites of Professional Associations:

Physician Recruitment Agency of Saskatchewan

Canadian Dietetic Association

Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Service

Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association of Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Association of Licensed Practical Nurses

Saskatchewan Association of Medical Radiation Technologists

Saskatchewan Association of Speech/Language Pathologists and Audiologists

Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers

Saskatchewan College of Physical Therapy

Saskatchewan Dental Therapists Association

Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association

Saskatchewan Society of Occupational Therapists

Swift Current Newcomer Welcome Centre

Well Wishes
To send your Well Wishes to a patient or resident in a Heartland Health Region facility please complete the information below.