Hospital Liaison Worker
Partnership between Prairie North Regional Health Authority and Battle River Treaty 6 Health Centre. This partnership is based on equal cost sharing, formal supervision and collaboration and final administration accountability remains with BRT6HC. The Hospital Liaison Worker is responsible for providing support services to First Nations clients who seek services in the Prairie North Health Region. You can reach the Hospital Liaison Worker at the Battlefords Union Hospital Monday to Friday at 306-446-6600.
Services Provided by Hospital Liaison Worker:
- Discharge Planning
- Assistance with Forms
- Attending Discharge Rounds
- Supportive Services
- Medical Transportation Assistance
- Follow Up
- Reassurance Visits
- LTC Visits
Battlefords Sexual Health Clinic
The Sexual Health Clinic is a partnership between the Battlefords Family Health Centre, Battle River Treaty 6 Health Centre Inc. and Prairie North Health Region. It was initiated as a response to the increasing incidence of sexually transmitted diseases within our community as well as a desire to develop effective prevention and risk reduction strategies for HIV within our community. The clinic opened May 2000.
The services focus on prevention and health promotion, counseling, diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases and pre and post counseling, screening and patient and family support for HIV.
The Sexual Health Clinic provides free, confidential services, including pregnancy testing, sexually transmitted disease testing, Hep C and HIV Screening, education, counseling and support. Please call 306-937-6846 (This number does not subscribe to call display)
Battlefords Family Health Centre
The Battlefords Family Health Centre (BFHC) is a designated primary health services site, and is a non-profit corporation owned and operated by Battle River Treaty 6 Health Centre Inc. It has been in operation since February 2000.
Physicians and nurse practitioner provide a broad range of services to individuals and families with a focus on prevention, early detection and by connecting patients to other services in the community. Services are accessed by appointment.
BFHC strives to coordinate and integrate existing services from a variety of agencies to provide holistic, accessible health care. Programs are open to all residents of the Battlefords Community, and focus on strengthening the role of disease prevention and health promotion while supporting the involvement of individuals and the community in decision –making around strategies to address health issues. Please call 306-937-6840.
KidsFirst is a voluntary program that helps vulnerable families to become the best parents they can be and to have the healthiest children possible. The program enhances knowledge, provides support and builds on family strengths using the Growing Great Kids curriculum.
BFHC holds the contract for the North Battleford KidsFirst Home Visiting Program. 2.4 FTE supervisors and 11 home visitors provide support and assistance to prenatal women and young families regarding child development, parenting and connecting to the services within the community.
The KidsFirst Home Visiting Program provides services to families both prenatally, to reduce the harm for women with high-risk pregnancies, and postnatally, for those families identified as being at high risk and who would benefit from an intensive home support program. Please call 306-937-6840.
Mental Health and Addictions-Wellness
The Wellness department has Intake which provides counselling services to any client that walks in the door or refers them to appropriate services. Intake also offers ongoing counselling to any community members living in the Battlefords. Intake is open Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:00pm and is accessible either by telephone (306) 937-6700 or walk-in.
The Wellness department also supports the methadone clinic by providing counselling services.
There are liaison services with the mental health unit at Battlefords Union Hospital.
Provide counselling support through the Battlefords Family Health Centre.
Provide access to culture support services.
All counselling services offered in North Battleford are for clients who are 18 years and up.