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Rapid Response nurse helps patients self-manage chronic conditions at home

May 7, 2018 – Targeted to clients being discharged from in-patient units, emergency departments, urgent care or clinical assessment units, Rapid Response Nursing is a short-term home care service that supports a successful discharge home with prompt interventions that can help avoid any unnecessary returns to hospital.

Nurses maintain motivation in changing health-care system

May 7, 2018 – Grace Hospital nurse Julie Miller has been on the front lines of health-care system changes aimed at providing the right care, in the right place, at the right time. But her overall goal, and that of her colleagues, has remained the same.

Like a breath of fresh air

May 7, 2018 – Registered nurse and certified asthma educator Nancy Ross is proud to be part of a team helping children and families dealing with asthma and food allergies breathe a little easier and lead healthier, more active lives.

Nurses using advanced technology, therapies to treat mental health issues

May 7, 2018 – As she was training in university to become a registered psychiatric nurse, Sara Wikstrom looked forward to the day when she’d be able to guide patients along the road to improved mental health. What she didn’t know was that she’d soon be working on the forefront of a new technology – repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, more commonly called rTMS – that’s yielding promising results in patients with mild to moderate depression.

WRHA wait times improve despite difficult flu season

January 19, 2018 – The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) is crediting recent consolidation efforts for the region's ability to manage an influx of lab-confirmed influenza cases that began in late December, while maintaining improved emergency department wait times.

Flu continues to impact city health facilities

January 9, 2018 – As demand on inpatient and critical care beds related to influenza remains high at Winnipeg hospitals, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) today confirmed that elective and non-emergency surgeries scheduled for this week will be postponed across the region.

WRHA welcomes final report of the Wait Times Reduction Task Force

December 20, 2017 – The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) today welcomed the release of the Wait Times Reduction Task Force report. The provincial report includes observations that reinforce the need for significant health system change and makes recommendations related to the region's ongoing clinical consolidation.

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