March 14, 2016 – Patients whose diagnostic imaging appointments were put on hold due to a power outage at the Health Sciences Centre’s Buhler Building March 8 will receive some good news this week. Staff from the University of Manitoba, which operates the building, worked through the weekend to restore power after a sewer backup led to a power outage affecting four (4) floors of the building and putting approximately 48 appointments on hold.
March 10, 2016 – On Tuesday, March 8, a sewer back-up led to a power outage effecting floors five (5) through eight (8) of the Buhler Centre, operated by the University of Manitoba and located on the Health Sciences Centre's Winnipeg campus.
March 4, 2016 – The Medical Director of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Child Health Program is informing the public of steps being taken to prevent transmission of respiratory infections at Children's Hospital. This public reminder is being issued as Health Sciences Centre Children's Hospital is seeing an increase in the number of cases of Influenza A.
January 14, 2016 – Health Minister Sharon Blady announced today the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA), working with Actionmarguerite, has created two, new nine-bed units to address the evolving needs of long term care patients within the Winnipeg region.
January 12, 2016 – The Minister of Health joined the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) and STARS air ambulance today at a public forum to introduce Winnipeg’s first downtown heliport, located at Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg (HSC). The heliport, scheduled to host its first helicopter landing this spring, will be the latest in a series of capital projects to be completed at HSC, Manitoba’s largest trauma centre, and will allow patients with life-threatening health concerns to access the hospital more quickly than they are currently able to.
January 6, 2016 – Grace Hospital is currently in the final testing-phase of a dynamic new bed-management software system (Oculys) that will dramatically impact patient care, Health Minister Sharon Blady announced today.