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Rapid Response Nurses take pride in a job well done

May 9, 2022 – For Rapid Response Nurses Karen Taylor, Dawn Siegers and Kayla Brown, working to help ensure their clients had access to COVID-19 testing and vaccinations was a natural extension of the kind of personal care the program was designed to provide.

Allied Health Week Spotlight: Dana Kliewer

The Long COVID Self-Management Group provides multidisciplinary rehabilitation for individuals with Long COVID (long-term effects of COVID-19) through self-management education and clinician and peer support.

Allied Health Week Spotlight: Kathleen Rempel Boschman

Receiving a new diagnosis or learning to live with a chronic illness or coming to the end of our lives challenges us to sort through a wide variety of thoughts and emotions. Spiritual Health practitioners are highly skilled listeners and counsellors when it comes to facilitating release of honest emotions.

Allied Health Week Spotlight: Candice Harmon

Respiratory Therapists (RTs) play a vital role in the care of patients from birth to death, as well as from the hospital to the home. With COVID -19 being a respiratory illness, the pandemic put respiratory therapists squarely in the spotlight - a challenge they've met with the utmost skill, endurance and dedication.

Health system addressing emergency, urgent care wait times

April 28, 2022 – Winnipeg's emergency departments and urgent care centres are taking initial steps to address patient wait times, implementing some immediate changes while engaging front-line staff and physicians in identifying longer-term solutions to existing patient flow challenges that developed throughout the pandemic, the Winnipeg Health Region and Shared Health reported today.

Health-care system prepares to welcome Ukrainian refugees

April 25, 2022 – Manitoba is known for having a large population of people of Ukrainian descent. So it only makes sense that our province is so willing to welcome people fleeing the war in Ukraine over the coming weeks and months.

Why do I volunteer?

April 25, 2022 – Volunteering at Concordia Hospital has been one of the most rewarding experiences in my life. Since I was little, I remember playing with my dolls and pretending to be a physician or a nurse.

Weather-related service delay update

April 14, 2022 – The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) is deactivating the Severe Weather Response Plan for community health services, which includes home care services.

Dr. Joss Reimer accepts role of WRHA Chief Medical Officer

April 6, 2022 – Dr. Joss Reimer has accepted the role of Chief Medical Officer for the WRHA. Dr. Reimer comes to this role as a valued member of the WRHA's administrative and clinical teams through her work as the Medical Director of Population and Public Health. She is widely respected as a leader within the broader health care system, particularly through her most recent role as the Medical Lead and Official Spokesperson for the provincial Vaccine Implementation Taskforce.

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