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Winnipeg’s First Baby Boy of 2019 Born to City Doctors

Winnipeg’s First Baby Boy of 2019 Born to City Doctors

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WINNIPEG — The first baby of 2019 was born early Tuesday to two Winnipeg doctors.

Saul Avi Udow was born at 12:25 a.m. weighing in at seven pounds, 14 ounces.

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WRHA Diverting Ambulances Away from Concordia Hospital

WRHA Diverting Ambulances Away from Concordia Hospital

By Sarah Klein

Concordia Hospital
Concordia Hospital (WIKIPEDIA)

WINNIPEG — A new protocol coming into effect will have ambulances diverted away from Concordia Hospital for the highest acuity patients.

Ambulances in Winnipeg will be rerouted to Health Sciences Centre, St. Boniface Hospital or Grace Hospital for higher-acuity patients between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m., while ambulances will direct the highest-acuity patients to those hospitals at all hours, beginning December 10.

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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

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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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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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