About

Transfusion Medicine Consultants (TMC)

The Transfusion Medicine Consultants provide medical oversight and consultation of transfusion-related provincial initiatives and issues.

 

Dr. O. Prokopchuk-Gauk

Oksana Prokopchuk-Gauk, MD, FRCPC (Hematology)
Transfusion Medicine Consultant, Northern Saskatchewan
Transfusion Medicine Physician, Saskatoon
Saskatchewan Health Authority
Rm 2843b, Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine
Royal University Hospital
103 Hospital Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W8
Phone: 306-655-2186 (office)
Pager: 12333 (via RUH Switchboard – 306-655-1000)
Email: oksana.prokopchuk-gauk@saskhealthauthority.ca

Physician Lead for the Patient Blood Management Program

Dr. R. Lett

Ryan Lett, MD, FRCPC
Anesthesiologist & Physician Lead for the Patient Blood Management Program
Saskatchewan Health Authority
Regina General Hospital
1440 – 14th Avenue
Regina, SK S4P 0W5
Email: pbm@saskblood.ca

Transfusion Safety Managers (TSM)

The two Saskatchewan Transfusion Safety Managers provide support to the TMC and the TMWG to complete provincial priorities in Transfusion Medicine.

Elaine Blais

Elaine Blais
Transfusion Safety Manager, Northern Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan Health Authority
Phone: 3060446-6596
Fax: 306-445-1471
Email: elaine.blais@saskhealthauthority.ca

Paula Van Vliet

Paula Van Vliet, MLT, ART
Transfusion Safety Manager, Southern Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan Health Authority
Laboratory Services, Regina General Hospital
1440-14th Avenue
Regina, SK S4P 0W5
Phone: 306-766-3109
Fax: 306-766-4772
Email: paula.vanvliet@saskhealthauthority.ca

Transfusion Medicine Confidential Administrative Assistant/Webmaster

Manages the Saskatchewan Transfusion Medicine website (www.saskblood.ca) and provides support to the Southern Saskatchewan Transfusion Medicine Service and the TMWG.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Melissa Kopciuch

Melissa Kopciuch
Confidential Administrative Assistant/Webmaster
Transfusion Medicine, Southern Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan Health Authority
Regina General Hospital
1440-14th Avenue
Regina, SK S4P 0W5
Telephone: 306-766-0628
Fax: 306-766-4772
Email: melissa.kopciuch@saskhealthauthority.ca

Transfusion Medicine Working Group (TMWG)

The TMWG is comprised of Lab and Transfusions Managers from each of the Regional Health Authorities and Canadian Blood Services. This group was formed in 2008. The TMWG, in consultation with the Transfusion Network and the Ministry of Health, work to ensure best transfusion care in Saskatchewan.