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WRHA updates Healing our Health System plan

October 26, 2017 – Three weeks into the first phase of clinical consolidation, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) provided an update on the implementation of the changes to health care services in the region, including some early observations of the robust strategy developed to monitor effects on patient flow, safety, patient experience and the workforce.

Update on labour adjustment strategies

October 17, 2017 – Today, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) provided an update on labour adjustment processes for several facilities and job classifications across the region. These changes come as the WRHA updates staffing models to improve patient care in support of the region’s clinical consolidation plan.

WRHA updates Healing our Health System plan

September 26, 2017 – Today, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) provided a detailed overview of the planning and preparation that has gone in to ensuring the health care system is prepared for the first wave of changes associated with the consolidation of health care services intended to improve quality and timeliness of patient care.

WRHA announces Priority Home

September 20, 2017 – Today the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) unveiled Priority Home, a new transitional home care service designed to support individuals at home who might otherwise be prematurely placed into long term care from hospital or community.

WRHA announces new transitional care beds

September 7, 2017 – Sixty-five new transitional beds will open later this fall in support of improved patient care within the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.

Improvements to patient care the focus of WRHA capital investments

August 14, 2017 – The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) today announced a number of capital investments to support the consolidation of clinical services and improve patient care. The investments include enhancements to emergency departments and improved treatment spaces for seniors, mental health patients and the most seriously ill patients at city hospitals.

Study suggests residential care premature for many seniors

July 11, 2017 – A report released today by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) suggests that approximately one-third of seniors entering long term residential care could potentially live at home with appropriate support.