New flexible-length withdrawal beds open for Manitoba meth, opiate users

Posted October 16, 2019 3:14 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Manitobans struggling with meth or opioid withdrawal now have access to flexible-length withdrawal treatment beds in Winnipeg and Brandon, the...

Power outage leads to boil water advisory for RM of Alexander

The storm that has been hammering Manitoba has resulted in a number of power outages, but for residents of the Rural Municipality of Alexander, the outage also means a boil water advisory.The RM said the Great Falls Public Water system...

Overall health of Manitobans continues to improve: U of M study

Manitobans are healthier and living longer, according to a new report from the University of Manitoba.One of the leaders of the study, Dr. Randy Fransoo, told 680 CJOB that diagnostics have played a large role in the reason our health...

Tri-Hospital Dream Lottery continues to support Manitoba patients

July 11 2019 11:25am Former Health Sciences Patient, Dwight McMillan, shares his experience at HSC and why buying a Tri-Hospital Dream Lottery ticket to support three of Winnipeg’s biggest hospitals is so important. ' }); } else { var rel_id...

Pinawa under boil water advisory due to failure in treatment system

Pinawa residents are under a boil water advisory due to an issue with the community’s water treatment plant, the province’s medical officer of health said Tuesday.A routine look into the the treated water supply apparently noticed a failure in the...

Ritchot, Man., placed under boil water advisory

Manitoba Health issued a boil water advisory on Thursday for the Rural Municipality of Ritchot, just south of Winnipeg.The advisory was issued due to scheduled upgrades to the municipality’s water treatment plant.READ MORE: Boil water advisory issued for CarmanUntil further...

Concordia ER to transition to urgent care centre June 3

Effective Monday, Concordia Hospital’s emergency department will cease to exist.The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) is converting the ER at Concordia to a 24/7 Urgent Care Centre as of June 3.That means the facility won’t be able to treat life-threatening...

North east Winnipeg residents call for ER to remain open

May 9 2019 1:39pm Throngs of people armed with signs protested outside the Concordia Hospital Wednesday, saying the province needs to abandon its plan to shut down their ER. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof...

Health consultant reviewing Concordia Hospital ER closure plan

May 2 2019 8:07pm Manitoba Health Minister Cameron Friesen said Thursday a consultant has been given two weeks to report back regarding a timeline for the closure of Concordia ER. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if(...

Manitobans waiting longer for hip, knee surgeries, says healthcare study

According to new research by a Canadian health systems organization, a significant percentage of patients waiting for hip or knee replacements or cataract surgery didn’t have their procedures done within recommended wait times last year.The Canadian Institute for Health Information...
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