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Home » Diabetes Service Directory » ACCESS Winnipeg West

ACCESS Winnipeg West

280 Booth Drive
Winnipeg, MB R3J 3R7
Phone: 204-940-8724
Fax: 204-940-2605

Service Overview

The primary care clinic at ACCESS Winnipeg West offers screening, diagnosis, medical management and education to help patients manage diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, pre-diabetes and gestational) and other health conditions. The health care team includes Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Mental Health Counselors, a Clinical Psychologist, an Occupational Therapist, a Clinical Pharmacist, a Physiotherapist and a Dietitian. The Primary Care Clinic also works closely with the SJ/AS Healthy Aging Resource Team to support the health needs for older adults who reside in the Winnipeg West community area. 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 open to all Winnipeg West residents with Type 2 Diabetes ore pre-diabetes and their families. Sessions are held throughout the year and alternate between mornings and evenings. Please contact the clinic for class dates and times.

Individual Diabetes Management Counseling with a Registered Dietitian is available to any resident of the Winnipeg West area, with a referral from your Primary Care provider. Self- referrals by individuals in the community are also welcome by contacting the clinic directly.

Eligibility

Residents of the Winnipeg West area who have postal codes starting R3R, R3N (West of Rte 90 only), R3P, R3K, R3J, R2Y, R3H, R2R (West of Rte 90 only) 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 204-786-7111 and register with the Family Doctor Finder.

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
  • 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

  • Specialized Diabetes Team including a nurse, pharmacist and a dietitian
  • Physician (MD) or Nurse Practitioner (NP)
  • Registered Nurse
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Clinical Pharmacist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Mental Health
  • Health Aging Resource Team (including Registered Dietitians and a Registered Nurse)

Last updated: September 2017