2015 News Releases

DECEMBER
  23 Province to Implement New Policy to Increase Organ Donation
  21 Province Announces All Eight QuickCare Clinics to Open by Spring 2016
  16 Manitoba Government to Amend Public Health Act, Ban Use of Tanning Beds by Minors
   8 Province Seeks Public Input on Future of Home Care Services
   4 Province Announces New Radiation Equipment Will Allow More Targeted Treatment, Better Outcomes
NOVEMBER
  27 Province Announces Graduating Physician Assistants All Practicing in Manitoba
  24 Province Announces Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba Taking Next Steps Toward Self-regulation
  20 Manitoba Government Invests in Information Technology to Drive Innovation, Improve Health-care Services for Families
  20 Province Observes Transgender Remembrance Day with Flag Raising to Honour Victims of Hate
  18 Manitoba Government Marks Third Annual Nurse Practitioner Day
  18 2015 Throne Speech Commits to Build New Pan Am Clinic for the Future
  17 Province Advises Public Consultations on Nursing Regulations Underway
   4 Province Announces Families in St. James to Benefit from Ongoing Improvements at Grace General Hospital
   2 New QuickCare Clinic will Provide More Primary Care, Ease Wait Times for Families in West Winnipeg
OCTOBER
  26 New Five-year Framework Launched to Enhance Patient Safety
  26 Winnipeg's First Digital Mammography Equipment Now Available at Health Sciences Centre
  22 New Liquid-based Cytology Technology Means Improved Cervical Cancer Care for Manitoba Women, Fewer Procedures
  21 Province Expands HPV Immunization Program to Include Males
   9 Manitoba Government Launches 2015 Flu Immunization Campaign, Offers Improved Four-strain Influenza Vaccine
   9 12 New Medical Beds Aa Brandon Regional Health Centre Will Mean More Comfort, Privacy for Patients
   8 Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program Set to Launch Across Manitoba by September 2016
   8 Construction Underway on $7-million Northern Crisis Unit for Youth in Thompson  
   1 Province Announces The Pas Primary Health Centre Becomes First Community Health Service to Receive Baby Friendly Initiative Designation
SEPTEMBER
  28 New Pathology Initiatives to Improve Patient Care for Manitoba Families
  28 More Health Information will be Posted Online to Make Access Easier for Media, Manitobans
  25 New, Expanded Lyme Disease Risk Areas Identified by Manitoba Health
  23 World Health Organization Webinar Uses Made-in-Manitoba Guidelines to Enhance Patient Involvement in Cancer Services
  18 Brandon Receives First Provincial Digital Mammography Unit
  17 New Patient Handbook Puts Cancer Facts, Tools in Patient's Hands
   4 West Nile Virus Update #2
   2 $30 Million In New Specialized Medical Equipment to be Installed across Manitoba
   1 Province Purchases 52 New Ambulances with New Suspension System to Provide Smoother Ride for Patients, Reduce Injury Risk for Paramedics
AUGUST
  28 Wildland Fire Smoke Advisory
  20 Manitoba Becomes First Province to Reimburse Extra Utility Costs for Patients Undergoing Home Dialysis Treatment
  19 66 More Doctors Working in Communities Across Province
  11 Heat Advisory
   5 Home Care Leadership Team Created to Strengthen Home-care Services for Manitoba Families
JULY
  31 Province Celebrates First Terry Fox Day, Encourages Manitobans to Participate in Terry Fox Run to Support Cancer Research
  30 Province Announces New Primary Care Centre to Open in Swan River
  30 Province Supports New Paramedic Positions in Western, Southern Manitoba
  27 Manitoba Government Adding 54 New Medications to Pharmacare Program, Extends Coverage For Hepatitis C
  24 West Nile Virus Update #1
  23 Manitoba Explores Integrating Provincial Health Card With Drivers' Licences, Identification Cards
  22 Heat Advisory
   7 Wildland Smoke Advisory for Manitoba
JUNE
  26 Manitoba Government Announces Digital Mammography Roll-out
  22 Province Announces Tender Awarded for Construction of Powerview-Pine Falls Health Complex Redevelopment
  15 Province Announces Family Doctor for All Data Now Available Online
  12 Province Expands Funding, Services, Coverage for Gender Transition
  10 Province Announces Expansion to Winnipeg Cancer Hub to Better Support Patients Suspected of Having Cancer
   9 Province Introduces New Legislation That Would Update X-Ray Equipment Requirements
MAY
   29 Province Announces Increase to Primary Caregiver Tax Credit
   29 Statement from Health Minister Sharon Blady
   28 Public Health Spring/Summer Reminder
   22 Province Expands Successful Stroke Emergency Care Program to Second Northern Manitoba Community
   22 Province Takes Steps to Ban Conversion Therapy
   21 Province Announces Construction Underway for New Long-term Care Facility in Morden
   14 Province Congratulates New Physicians as they Graduate from University of Manitoba
   13 Province Encourages Manitobans to Take Precautions to Minimize Risks of Tick Exposure
   11 Manitoba Government Announces More Nurses Working Than Ever Before
   11 10-bed Health Centre in Notre Dame de Lourdes Now Under Construction
   4 Manitoba Government Introduces Legislation that would Honour Terry Fox, Support Cancer Research
   4 Manitoba Government Announces Construction Underway on Installation of New MRI Suite at Grace General Hospital
APRIL
   27 Manitoba Government Announces Location of New QuickCare Clinic in Southdale
   24 Public Health Update: Case of Measles in Manitoba
   23 Manitoba Government Adding 69 New Medications to Pharmacare Program
MARCH
   19 Manitoba Government Releases Provincewide Plan for Implementing Recommendations from Brian Sinclair Inquest
   18 Manitoba Government Announces Location of New QuickCare Clinic in Seven Oaks
   17 Minister of Health Releases Report into Paramedic Self-regulation
   17 New EMS Station Officially Opened in Ile des Chênes
   17 Manitoba Government Accepts All Reccommendations of Fire Safety Task Force
   13 Manitoba Government Announces New Agreement in Place with Doctors
FEBRUARY
   10 Public Health Update: One Case of Measles Confirmed in Manitoba
   5 Manitoba Government Announces Family Doctor for All Strategy on Track
   5 Manitoba Government Expands Telestroke Program to Provide Better Stroke Care in Northern Manitoba
   3 Manitoba Government Announces Construction Well Underway for New ACCESS Centre in St. Boniface
JANUARY
  28 Manitoba Government Announces Replacement Nuclear Medicine, X-ray Suites to be Installed at the Grace General Hospital
  16 Manitoba's Fifth QuickCare Clinic Opens
  14 Manitoba Government Adding 94 New Medications to Pharmacare Program
   9 Flu Update #1