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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

St. Boniface Hospital
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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Health-Care Workers Plan Rally to Save Concordia Hospital ER

Health-Care Workers Plan Rally to Save Concordia Hospital ER

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Concordia Hospital (WIKIPEDIA)

WINNIPEG — A group of health-care workers plan to rally on Tuesday to save the Concordia Hospital emergency room from closing next spring.

As part of the province’s second phase of its Healing our Health System plan, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority will close the Concordia ER in June 2019.

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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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Nurse Inappropriately Accessed Patients’ Information: WRHA

Nurse Inappropriately Accessed Patients’ Information: WRHA

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The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is alerting 1,756 patients that their private information was inappropriately accessed by an emergency department nurse.

The WRHA says the breach occurred when the nurse had access to the emergency department information system at one site, but accessed private patient details while working at Grace Hospital.

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Tenders Going Out on St. Boniface Hospital ER Expansion

Tenders Going Out on St. Boniface Hospital ER Expansion

St. Boniface Hospital

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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