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Health Sciences Centre Increasing After-Hours Security

Health Sciences Centre Increasing After-Hours Security

Health Sciences Centre
Health Sciences Centre

WINNIPEG — Health Sciences Centre is ramping up security efforts at its facilities for after-hours visitation and building access.

Beginning Wednesday, HSC Winnipeg will limit visits to adult medicine, surgery, rehab and addictions inpatient care units after 8:30 p.m.

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Real Cloutier Named WRHA President, CEO

Real Cloutier Named WRHA President, CEO

Real Cloutier
Real Cloutier, WRHA president and CEO (LINKEDIN)

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority has chosen its interim CEO to lead the organization on a permanent basis.

Real Cloutier was named president and CEO on Wednesday by the WRHA’s board of directors.

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Patient Wait Times Down Since Health System Overhaul: WRHA

Patient Wait Times Down Since Health System Overhaul: WRHA

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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn)

WINNIPEG — Despite some monthly fluctuations, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority says patient wait times to receive care at a hospital are generally trending downward.

The WRHA says median wait times were at or near the two-hour mark during the three years prior to the Healing Our Health System plan, which was rolled out in April 2017.

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WRHA Sets Timeline for Concordia Hospital’s ER Closure, Seven Oaks Conversion

WRHA Sets Timeline for Concordia Hospital’s ER Closure, Seven Oaks Conversion

Concordia Hospital
Concordia Hospital (WIKIPEDIA)

WINNIPEG — The second phase of the province’s plan to overhaul the health-care system in Manitoba is being rolled out.

With the recent opening of the remodelled and expanded Grace Hospital ER, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority says it will close Concordia Hospital’s emergency department in June 2019 and convert Seven Oaks General Hospital’s emergency department to an urgent care centre in September 2019.

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New Grace Hospital Emergency Department Opening

New Grace Hospital Emergency Department Opening

Grace Hospital Emergency Department
The new Grace Hospital emergency department will open on May 29. (MANITOBA GOVERNMENT)

WINNIPEG — A new emergency department at Grace Hospital will begin accepting patients on Tuesday following a $43.8 million upgrade.

The 38,000-square-foot space is now five times larger than its old unit. It includes a larger ambulance bay equipped to handle the major incident response vehicle (MIRV), if required. It will also act to reduce patient off-load times, and allow for additional assessment and treatment rooms and spaces, as well as a physical connection to the ACCESS Winnipeg West walk-in clinic.

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