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St. Boniface Hospital Closes 9 Operating Rooms Due to Faulty Air System

St. Boniface Hospital Closes 9 Operating Rooms Due to Faulty Air System

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St. Boniface Hospital (FILE)

WINNIPEG — St. Boniface Hospital has temporarily closed nine operating rooms due to a malfunctioning air handling system.

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority announced Wednesday the closures will impact surgeries scheduled for the remainder of this week at the hospital. Repairs are expected to be completed by late Friday.

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Tri-Hospital Dream Lottery Loyalty Bonus Deadline at Midnight

Tri-Hospital Dream Lottery Loyalty Bonus Deadline at Midnight

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Tenders Going Out on St. Boniface Hospital ER Expansion

Tenders Going Out on St. Boniface Hospital ER Expansion

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WINNIPEG — Construction work will soon begin on the emergency department at St. Boniface Hospital as part of a $5 million expansion project.

A tender for a demolition contractor will be going out in the coming days for work to begin in April. Construction on the 2,214-square-foot emergency department expansion will begin early this summer.

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St. B’s Mega Million Choices Lottery Touts $2.5M in Prizes

St. B’s Mega Million Choices Lottery Touts $2.5M in Prizes

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Six grand prizes make up the new St. Boniface Hospital’s 2018 Mega Million Choices Lottery, with a retail prize value of more than $2.5 million.

The lottery launched on Tuesday and will see funds invested into St. Boniface Hospital to diagnose and treat patients with state-of-the-art equipment, while attracting research partners from around the globe.

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WRHA Shifting Nurse Schedules at St. Boniface Hospital, HSC

WRHA Shifting Nurse Schedules at St. Boniface Hospital, HSC

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Changes to nursing schedules at St. Boniface Hospital will affect more than 1,000 positions as the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority continues to carry out changes to the health-care system as initiated by the provincial government last spring.

An additional 50 nurses will be recruited to work at St. Boniface as a result.

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Winnipeg Heart Surgery Patients Being Notified of Potential Infection

Winnipeg Heart Surgery Patients Being Notified of Potential Infection

By Sarah Klein

St. Boniface Hospital
St. Boniface Hospital

Patients who had open heart surgery dating back to 2012 at St. Boniface Hospital are being notified of the risk of a potential infection.

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s Cardiac Sciences Program is reaching out to adult cardiac surgery patients as a device used to heat and cool blood during the surgery has been linked to a bacterial infection caused by Mycobacterium chimaera. That’s a type of bacteria known as non-tuberculosis mycobacteria (NTM).

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