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Home » Diabetes Service Directory » ACCESS Downtown

ACCESS Downtown

640 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0L8
Phone: 204-940‐1626
Fax: 204-942‐7828

Service Overview

ACCESS Downtown is a primary care clinic that offers screening, diagnosis, medical management and education to help patients manage diabetes (Type 1, Type 2 and gestational) and other health conditions. The health care team includes physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, counselors, a dietitian, and outreach workers. If you would like to become a patient of the clinic or refer someone who is looking for a health care provider, please see below for eligibility.

Eligibility

If you do not have a family physician or nurse practitioner, please contact Family Doctor Finder at (204) 786-7111 to be connected with a clinic best suited to meet your needs.

Fees

None

Referral Process

  • Self‐referral
  • Referral from physician (MD), nurse practitioner (NP) or physician assistant (PA)
  • Referral from other health care professional or social service agency

Diabetes Care, Education and Self-Management Support Services

  • Screening
  • Diagnosis
  • Insulin Starts
  • Annual Diabetes Complication Assessments
  • Group Diabetes Management Classes (on topics such as healthy eating, exercise, smoking cessation, medications, complications of diabetes, and testing blood sugar)
  • Individual Diabetes Management Counselling (on topics such as healthy eating, exercise, smoking cessation, medications, complications of diabetes, and testing blood sugar)
  • Family Support

On‐site Care and Education Service Providers Available:

  • Physician (MD) or Nurse Practitioner (NP)
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Social Worker
  • Outreach worker

Last updated: October 2020