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Home » Diabetes Service Directory » ACCESS NorWest

ACCESS NorWest

785 Keewatin Street
Winnipeg, MB R2X 3B9
Phone: 204-938-5900
Fax: 204-938-5994
www.norwestcoop.ca

Service Overview

NorWest Co‐op Community Health Centre (located at ACCESS NorWest) has a primary health clinic that offers screening, diagnosis, medical management and education to help patients manage diabetes (predominantly Type 2) and other health conditions. The care team includes physicians, nurses, registered dietitians, physiotherapists, occupational therapist, kinesiologist, counsellors, and a pharmacist. 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.

Group Diabetes Management Classes are not catchment area specific. Anyone from the City of Winnipeg can come to attend our group classes. Please contact the clinic for class dates and times.

Individual Diabetes Management Counselling is available to all residents of the catchment area with diabetes and their families.

Get Better Together! A program for living better with ongoing health conditions.. Get Better Together is a free 6‐week workshop designed to help Manitobans with ongoing health conditions take control of their health. An online version is also offered several times a year. For upcoming programs at locations across Winnipeg (and the province) go to: www.getbettertogether.ca or call the central registration line at 204-632-3927.

ACCESS NorWest coordinates and delivers Foot Care Nursing Services. These services are available at 15 locations throughout the city and are open to residents of Winnipeg who can no longer care for their own feet and do not have extended benefits coverage. For more information or to refer, please call the central intake line at 204-938-5905. Please see the main Foot Care Nursing page for a listing of all locations.

Eligibility

Residents of the Inkster and Seven Oaks area are eligible to become patients of the clinic. If you do not have a family physician or nurse practitioner and are interested in becoming a patient please call (204) 938-5900.

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

Download the referral form

Diabetes Care, Education and Self-Management Support Services

  • Screening
  • Diagnosis
  • Foot Care
  • Insulin Starts
  • Annual Diabetes Complication Assessment
  • 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 Supports

On‐site Care and Education Service Providers Available

  • Physicians (MD)
  • Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  • Registered Nurses (including Certified Diabetes Educator)
  • Registered Dietitians (including Certified Diabetes Educator)
  • Kinesiologist
  • Clinical Pharmacist (Certified Diabetes Educator)
  • Physiotherapists (including Certified Diabetes Educator)
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Other supports as needed

Last updated: October 2020