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According to the Executive Director of Maternal and Children’s Provincial Programs with Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA), the neonatal unit at Victoria Hospital is often overcapacity.
According to the Executive Director of Maternal and Children’s Provincial Programs with Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA), the neonatal unit at Victoria Hospital is often overcapacity. File photo/paNOW Staff

Oh baby, plans for new neonatal unit entering next phase

By Nigel Maxwell
December 11, 2018 - 5:00pm

Plans for a new neonatal unit at Victoria Hospital have taken some big strides forward thanks to last Friday's radiothon, which raised over $1 million, but the question on some peoples' minds m

Dorothy Laboucane, Brydon Whitstone's mother, said the RCMP should have used other methods to diffuse the situation the night her son was fatally shot last year.
Dorothy Laboucane, Brydon Whitstone's mother, said the RCMP should have used other methods to diffuse the situation the night her son was fatally shot last year. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Whitstone family and supporters hope for more justice

By Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW
December 8, 2018 - 10:12am

Brydon Whitstone's family and supporters say they want more justice following the Coroner's Inquest into his death that concluded Friday at Queen’s Bench Court in Battleford.

The tiny neonatal space at the Victoria Hospital has been described as a 'broom closet' and "telephone booth.'
The tiny neonatal space at the Victoria Hospital has been described as a 'broom closet' and "telephone booth.' Teena Monteleone/paNOW Staff

Million dollar babies: Give A Little Life Day smashes record as community goes big for baby cause

By Glenn Hicks
December 7, 2018 - 4:17pm Updated: December 7, 2018 - 8:05pm

The 13th annual Give A Little Life Day Radiothon for the Victoria Hospital Foundation's campaign for a new, improved neonatal unit surged into record-breaking territory Friday.

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