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Hundreds of Nursing Positions ‘Deleted’ in Winnipeg Hospital Reorganization

Hundreds of Nursing Positions ‘Deleted’ in Winnipeg Hospital Reorganization

By The Canadian Press

Victoria General Hospital
Victoria General Hospital, 2340 Pembina Highway (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

WINNIPEG – Hundreds of nurses are being told that their positions are being “deleted” due to major changes at Winnipeg hospitals.

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority has outlined its plans to handle staff when it changes two emergency departments to urgent care centres and completely closes a third.

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Manitoba Ombudsman Investigating Leaked Medical Information of Politicians, Jets Players

Manitoba Ombudsman Investigating Leaked Medical Information of Politicians, Jets Players

MRI Suite
First IMRIS VISIUS Surgical Theatre in Canada featuring both intraoperative MRI and angio opens at the Health Sciences Centre on Monday, September 16, 2013. (CNW GROUP / IMRIS INC.)

WINNIPEG — A privacy breach and leaked medical information of some high profile Manitobans who received MRI scans in a rather short period of time has triggered an investigation by the Manitoba Ombudsman.

“I am extremely concerned that the privacy of individuals has been violated by the disclosure of their personal health information in contravention of PHIA,” said Ombudsman Charlene Paquin.

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Families Affected by Pending Concordia Hospital ER to Speak Out

Families Affected by Pending Concordia Hospital ER to Speak Out

Concordia Hospital
Concordia Hospital (WIKIPEDIA)

WINNIPEG — A town hall for residents living in northeast Winnipeg will air their concerns over the province’s plan to close the Concordia Hospital emergency room.

“Last year, close to 30,000 people received needed care at the Concordia Hospital emergency room,” said NDP MP Daniel Blaikie (Elmwood-Transcona). “To simply close the ER without any discussion or replacement services is a slap in the face to northeast Winnipeg.”

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