Saskatoon Health Region

First Nations and Métis Health Service

Program Summary

Provide an integrated and culturally respectful approach to supporting the First Nations and Métis community. Provide links to health supports and help coordinate transportation, accommodation, meals and other issues that arise during admitting and discharge; provide links to traditional supports such as ceremonies and guidance; can help navigate the health system to support patient and families to better understand their conditions, medical procedures and care needs; and can help explain medical issues in Cree, Saulteaux and Dené so patients are better informed and are better able to participate in the decision-making process. Located at both St. Paul’s Hospital and Royal University Hospital.

Contact Information

Gabe Lafond, Director
Valerie Bradfield, Lead Consultant
St. Paul’s Hospital

Royal University Hospital