April 6, 2021 – As we prepare to celebrate National Volunteer Week, April 18-24, it's fitting that we take some time to thank the hundreds of health-care volunteers who - despite the risks associated with the COVID-19 pandemic - have stepped up while virtually everyone else has been asked to step back.
Monday, March 29, 2021 – Many of us tend to think of pharmacists as the people in white lab coats who fulfill our prescriptions from behind a counter. While that is still largely true for the pharmacists we depend on in our local drug stores, the role of a hospital pharmacist is broader, more collaborative, and plays an important part in overall patient safety and care.
February 23, 2021 – The WRHA and Shared Health wish to advise the public that we have become aware of individuals posing as management and staff from the WRHA, who are contacting our supplier community on the pretense that WRHA is requesting quotations and responses to expressions of interest, as well as issuing false Purchase Orders.
February 8, 2021 – If you're feeling – and let's face it, we all are – that the COVID-19 pandemic is cramping your style, imagine what it's like for residents in the province's many long-term care facilities. Thankfully, these residents have a valuable ally: recreational coordinators and facilitators.
January 28, 2021 – COVID-19 has challenged all Manitobans in a variety of ways, limiting social interaction, impacting financial stability and requiring many to take on increased workload and responsibilities as part of the pandemic response. Recognizing your individual stressors, making time to practice self care and ensuring support is available to those who may need it are more important than ever.
December 21, 2020 – The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) is advising residents of Winnipeg that community health services - home care services, in particular - may be affected over the next few days, due to the threat of stormy weather.
December 9, 2020 – Everyone loves a parade, no one more so than the staff and residents of the Saul & Claribel Simkin Centre personal care home, where residents' COVID-19 recoveries are being celebrated with special flair.
November 27, 2020 – On November 27 Shared Health celebrates National Physician Assistant Day, recognizing the Physician Assistant (PA) and Clinical Assistant (CI.A) professions and their contributions to health care in Manitoba.