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The Virtual Physician Lounge is a provincial telephone consultation service so patients through their primary care providers can consult with a specialist to discuss complex but non-urgent patient conditions.

LINK is available 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Monday – Friday, excluding statutory holidays

 To use LINK, call the SFCC @

1-866-766-6050 (press 7)

Let the SFCC Coordinator know that you are requesting a LINK specialist consult.

Use your Saskatchewan Referral/Consult Checklist to prepare for your call.

Benefits of using  LINK:

  • Provides  patients with access to specialist expertise while in the primary care setting;
  • Provides education and support  for primary care providers to manage a patient's conditions and;
  • Ensures more appropriate use of health system resources, including the  specialist's time .


Specialties providing the LINK service:

  • Adult Psychiatry (temporarily on hold)
  • Child Psychiatry
  • HIV and HCV
  • Nephrology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Palliative Care (available 24/7)
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry)
  • Urology


"LINK provided me with immediate advice that I could use to improve the care of my patient… The LINK specialist took time to explain the rationale behind his advice and even advised on next steps to consider. I am now confident that I can apply the same advice to future patients as well."

- Saskatchewan family physician


To learn more on how to become involved in LINK, please refer to LINK Brochure or email