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Message from WRHA CEO on Kamloops residential school victims

June 1, 2021 – As many of you have likely heard, late last week, the remains of 215 children were discovered on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, following a survey by the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation.

Patient and personal safety a key focus for Concordia nurse

May 10, 2021 – Since her early days as an industrial nurse for a manufacturing company in the Philippines to her current role as a family medicine nurse at Concordia Hospital, Amylynn Nucom has more than 23 years of experience caring for other people. Nothing in those 23 years, however, prepared her for what she and so many other health-care professionals would experience during a global pandemic that has now entered its second year.

Public Health Nurses a vital part of the fight against COVID-19

May 10, 2021 – Berger was one of the first Public Health Nurses to volunteer as a contact tracer/case investigator. Contact tracing helps limit the spread of COVID-19 by identifying and notifying people who may have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for the virus.

Pandemic boosts awareness of the importance of infection prevention and control

May 10, 2021 – A crisis doesn't really change what's important, but it does tend to sharpen our focus on it. That's been the case with infection prevention and control efforts throughout the pandemic, says Molly Blake, a registered nurse and Director of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority's (WRHA) Infection Prevention and Control (IP&C) program.

CIVP hydration infusion team makes an impact in personal care homes

May 10, 2021 – To help care for PCH residents and to mitigate that strain, a special Community Intravenous Program (CIVP) sub-team was quickly mobilized to provide intravenous hydration to PCH residents across Winnipeg, reducing the need for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) presence in those facilities and reducing the number of residents being transferred to emergency departments.

Adaptability, teamwork key to navigating COVID-19 fight

May 10, 2021 – Licensed Practical Nurse Sumeet Sidhu and RNBN Sabrina Klassen are well aware of the stresses and fears COVID-19 has thrust upon those working on the health-care system's front lines. They are also clear on one of our most important strengths for coping with them: an ability to pull together as a team for the common good.

Manitoba undergoing a midwifery renaissance

May 3, 2021 – An occupation that pre-dates the Renaissance by at least a few thousand years is, ironically, enjoying a significant renaissance here in Manitoba in recent years.

WRHA selects new President and CEO

April 29, 2021 – The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority's board of directors announced April 29 that Mike Nader has been chosen as the organization's new President and CEO.

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