Yukon health and social services

Yukon Government issues tender for bioethical resource review

The Department of Health and Social Services (HSS) is looking for a…

 

Yukon should adopt Alaska’s Nuka healthcare model, review panel recommends

The independent panel that spent more than a year reviewing the Yukon’s…

 

Frost accepts HSS review report, but “too early” to decide on recommendations

Staff now doing analyses on recommendations, possible implementation, minister says

Fatal drug overdoses in the Yukon prompt reminders to not use alone

Seven people have died in 2020 from overdoses; three of those deaths have been linked to fentanyl

CERB will not be clawed back from social assistance, Yukon government announces

The Yukon was originally going to deduct the federal benefit dollar-for-dollar

Yukon government clawing back CERB from social assistance recipients dollar-for-dollar

Benefit being deducted in its entirety, which woman says will leave her with less money than before

BC Renal Agency, YG to formalize decades-long partnership

The Yukon government and BC Renal Agency have signed a letter of…

Three Yukon government midwives to start working next year

The government plans to look across the country to fill the positions

Ultrasound services to be offered in Dawson, Watson Lake next year

A sonographer and mobile ultrasound kit will be visiting the community hospitals every other month

Community safety officers could be posted downtown this fall

It’s part of plans to increase safety around the shelter

First phase of Yukon health and social programs and services review finds 14 improvements

Improvements include allowing for flexible staffing models, cutting back cell phone plan costs

Minister Frost pressed as to why few YG employees responded to child advocate survey

Frost says survey request came from an unidentified email address

Yukon’s public-service watchdog releases 2018 summary report

All three of the Diane McLeod-McKay’s offices saw increases in workload in 2018 compared to 2017

$30K not enough to keep women’s shelter out of deficit: executive director

The funding increase from health and social services is to account for rising costs of living

Medical abortion now universally covered in the Yukon

Mifegymiso, a two-drug combo, is available in Whitehorse and three communities

Yukon unveils plans for millions in promised health funding

‘What we’re trying to do through innovation is bring the supports to the communities’

How did the Yukon government fail to foresee the Whistle Bend housing crunch?

Adding 150 new continuing care workers to a town where rentals are scarce requires better planning

YG bars Dawson City’s retired dentist from providing emergency services

Government can’t get its story straight over why Helmut Schoener can’t use hospital dental suite