Advocates say increased recruiting incentives are a step in the right direction, but more has to be done to keep doctors in rural and northern Saskatchewan. But working as a physician in rural and northern Saskatchewan isn't for everyone. "We think … more dollars and a longer length of the program should really help to to attract more doctors to rural Saskatchewan," Rural and Remote Health Minister Everett Hindley told Blue Sky. Both he and Tootoosis also said getting more experience in rural communities during their education is critically important for those studying to become doctors. Submitted by Sean GrovesGroves said his tenure as a physician in a northern Saskatchewan community has been very rewarding.
Source: CBC News March 20, 2023 04:11 UTC