The Canadian Press

2016-05-11 | Saskatchewan Visiting Patients

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Saskatchewan health-care facilities are opening their doors 24 hours a day, seven days a week to families visiting patients. Health Minister Dustin Duncan says Saskatchewan is the first Canadian province to welcome families around the clock. Duncan says the change recognizes that loved ones are not simply visitors. (The province says allowing families more time to visit can lead to increased co-ordination of care with front-line staff, fewer medication errors and fewer readmissions.)

Date: 2016-05-11
Placeline: REGINA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << you know when you think about somebody recuperating in the hospital and just the way the today's society Works where people are shift workers and people have different hours at terms of what they work it hasn't always been easy for family members and then loved ones to be able to to see their loved one in the hospital or in another facility >>