Public Health Nursing

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Services provided by Public Health Nurses include:

Community Development

• Identify health needs of community and implementation of programs to meet those needs.
• Development and co-ordination of support groups and community programs.
• Work in collaboration with other agencies and professionals to deliver programs.
• Make referrals to other agencies as necessary.
• Provide field experience and teaching for students from University Nursing Programs.

Education Services

• Provide group education and healthy lifestyle seminars for various groups in the community upon request.

Communicable Disease Control

• Immunization:

o Infants & Preschoolers
o School Children
o Adults
o International Travelers
o Health Care Workers
o Universal Flu Programming

• Investigation of Communicable Diseases:

o Follow up of communicable diseases (such as whooping cough, and sexually transmitted diseases) to identify the possible cause and provide teaching regarding the spread of the disease and the prevention of reoccurrence.

Maternal Child Health

• Prenatal Classes and home visits as necessary.

Prenatal Breast Feeding Poster 2016

Prenatal and Breastfeeding Brochure (May 2016)

• Postnatal Support – home visits and phone calls.
• Pregnant Adolescent Program.
• Breastfeeding Education and Support; Lactation Consultant.

• Child Health Clinics.

CHILD HEALTH CLINIC SCHEDULE 

• Parenting Classes.

School Health Program

• Student health counseling.
• Health teaching upon request.
• Provide resource information to teachers and students.

Contact your local Community Services Centre for more information:

Davidson Community Health Services – 567-2305

Rosetown Community Health Services – 882-2672 Ext. 3 / option 3

Outlook Community Health Services – 867-8676

Kindersley Community Health Services – 463-1000

Kerrobert Community Health Services – 834-2646  Ext. 2815

Unity Community Health Services – 228-2666

Biggar Community Health Services – 948-3323 ext. 2730

 

 

 

 

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

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

MedSask

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

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