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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.

Volunteers worthy of recognition as health care heroes

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.

Hospital pharmacists have moved from behind the counter

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.

Therapeutic Recreation an important part of pandemic response

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.

Mental Health and Bell Let's Talk Day 2021

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.

Winter storm could affect WRHA services

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.

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