WRHA CEO Réal Cloutier announces retirement

Posted October 17, 2019 11:25 am Updated October 17, 2019 11:33 am Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s president and CEO announced his retirement Thursday. In an...

Despite meth crisis, more Winnipeg babies are born affected by opioids, alcohol: WRHA

The number of babies born addicted to drugs in Winnipeg has been on the rise for a number of years, but despite the meth crisis, that drug doesn’t appear to be the main culprit.Dr. Joss Reimer with the Winnipeg Regional...

Wait times at Winnipeg hospitals down in July over June: WRHA

Wait times in Winnipeg emergency rooms and urgent care centres are going down, but they’re still longer than one year ago.Documents obtained by Global News show the average wait time across the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority last month was one...

Seven Oaks ER closure to happen this summer instead of September, says WRHA

The ER at Seven Oaks Hospital will be converted to an Urgent Care centre sooner than anticipated.A memo sent to health care staff by Winnipeg Regional Health Authority President Réal Cloutier says the conversion will happen this summer.View original article...

St. Boniface Hospital staff ‘frustrated by lack of capacity,’ says ER doctor

Staff at one of Winnipeg’s hospital emergency rooms are frustrated and concerned over the lack of capacity to be able to admit patients quickly, says an emergency room doctor.“I was frustrated and irritated and felt that I needed to speak...

Winnipeg hospital not admitting patients after ‘critical and unsafe levels’ reached

Patients who need to be admitted at one of Winnipeg’s principal hospitals are being redirected to other emergency departments by the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.Global News has obtained a memo sent to staff at St. Boniface hospital on June 12...

Winnipeg’s Concordia Hospital converts emergency room to urgent care centre

Concordia Hospital‘s emergency room will no longer exist as of 7 a.m. Monday, as the Winnipeg health-care facility’s ER will be converted into an urgent care centre.Concordia’s conversion from an ER to an Urgent Care happening today. Sign change nearly...

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...

New scheduling system to help with overtime issue in Winnipeg hospitals

The Manitoba Government is spending $8 million on new hospital scheduling systems.The new software will look at trends and the number of scheduled patients, then help assign staff accordingly.READ MORE: 38 patient records viewed ‘inappropriately’ by St. Boniface Hospital employeeThis...

New scheduling system to help overtime issue in Winnipeg hospitals

April 29 2019 7:03pm The Manitoba Government is spending eight million dollar on new scheduling systems at hospitals. This technology is already being used in other cities like Vancouver and Saskatoon. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+"";...
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