• MEDICAL AND PRIMARY CARE SERVICES

Our medical and primary health care team includes physicians, nurse practitioners, counsellors, lab technicians,  an occupational therapist, physical therapists, dieticians, nurses, and visiting specialists. They work with our patients to ensure that the right care is provided by the right provider through an inter-disciplinary team based approach to care with the patient at the centre.

Obtaining a Physician

New Patients: Intake is currently closed to new patients except for new patients requiring obstetrical care.

Updates to the above information will be provided when there are changes. Please check on a regular basis.

If you are looking for a physician in the Saskatoon Health Region there is a list of doctors accepting patients on the health region’s website www.saskatoonhealthregion.ca

Obtaining a Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioners practice in conjunction with other members of the SCC Primary Health Team in order to meet your comprehensive health needs.  Click here, to learn more about the services provided by Nurse Practitioners at the Clinic.

Hours of Service

Reception services are available:

Mondays 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Thursday, Fridays 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Services are by appointment with scheduled same day appointments available by phoning the reception desk or dropping in to arrange a same day appointment.

Counselling and Community Services

Individual Counselling

New patients:  Intake is restricted to patients of Community Clinic physicians or nurse practitioners sixteen years of age and older.  Please inquire with your physician or nurse practitioner if you are interested in using this service.

Group Programs

The Counselling Department also offers a number of group programs, including the Strengthening the Circle, Kohkum’s Group Program. This program is dedicated to improving the health and lives of Aboriginal Seniors by providing continuing health education and social support.  Speak to our receptionists or phone 306-664-4283 if you are interested in learning more about this program.

OASIS (Opportunity, Acceptance, Support, Invitation, Safe) is a drop-in program for adults Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Lunch and childcare are provided.  This program is by referral from a physician or nurse practitioner.  Please inquire with our receptionists or your physician or nurse practitioner. This program is offered in partnership with the Saskatoon Health Region.

The Fire Within – Finding our Voice female adult group meets every Friday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in 8-week segments, with themes around life skills. Free childcare and lunch provided. Please inquire with our receptionists or your physician or nurse practitioner. This program is offered in partnership with the Saskatoon Health Region.

After hours

The Saskatchewan Health Line is available to anyone requiring professional health advice at any time. Phone 811 or view their website, www.healthonline.ca.

Counselling patients can phone the Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Service at (306) 933-6200 for urgent matters when our offices are not open.

Physical Therapy, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy

Appointments

New patients:  Intake is restricted to patients of Community Clinic physicians.  If you are interested in using these services please speak to your family physician or nurse practitioner.

Group Programs

Fitness, Food and Fun is a drop-in healthy living and physical activity program supported by peer group mentors Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. to 12 noon. This program is offered in partnership with the Saskatoon Health Region.  Please inquire with our receptionists or your physician or nurse practitioner.

Children’s Immunizations and Parent Resource Centre

Children’s immunizations and are available on a drop in basis Tuesdays  1 p.m. to 4:30 p .m.

Visiting Specialists

A number of visiting specialists work out of the Westside Clinic who your doctor or nurse practitioner may refer you to.  They work closely with family physicians and other health care providers at the Westside Clinic to best serve the needs of our patients.

SWITCH – Student Run Health Service

The Westside Clinic is the home of the Student Wellness Initiative for Community Health (SWITCH). Drop-in primary care medical appointments are available during the SWITCH Clinics’ operating hours as well as other health and social programs. For more information visit the SWITCH website www.switchclinic.ca

After Hours Service

Patients of the Downtown and Westside Community Clinic can call (306) 652-0300 and the answering service will direct your call.

The Saskatchewan Health Line is available to anyone requiring professional health advice at any time. Phone 811 or view their website, http://www.healthlineonline.ca

Counselling patients can phone the Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Service at (306) 933-6200 for urgent matters when our offices are not open.

Sundays and Statutory Holidays

The Saskatoon Community Clinic is not open on Sundays and Statutory holidays.

Regular hours may vary; please check with the reception staff if you have questions regarding operating hours.