News Releases

NOVEMBER
15 Design Work Underway for New Acute Stroke Unit at HSC Winnipeg
14 New, Full-Time Paramedics Working in Communities Across Manitoba
 4 Province Funding Expansion of Walk-In Mental Health Services, Specialized Trauma Counselling
OCTOBER
31 New State-of-the-Art Women's Hospital will Improve Care for Manitoba Families
25 Lifeflight Moved to Shared Health in Next Step of Health Transformation
24 Manitobans Encouraged to Get Flu Vaccine this Fall
22 Province Officially Opens Expanded Holy Family Home in Winnipeg
18 Construction of Personal Care Home Expansion in Carman has Started
16 Flexible-Length Withdrawal Treatment Beds Open in Winnipeg and Brandon
 7 Improved Mental Health Services and Programs Pledged for Children and Youth
 3 Construction Underway on Personal Care Home Expansion in Steinbach
SEPTEMBER
   25 Increase in Number of Doctors Practising in Manitoba Nears 10-Year High
AUGUST
    1 Province Issues Extended Heat Advisory
JULY
   19 Province Issues Extended Heat Advisory
JUNE
   28 Travel-Related Measles Case Confirmed in Manitoba
   11 New Stroke Unit at HSC Winnipeg will Ensure Better Care for Patients
   11 Addictions Services Expanded for Youth Seeking Substance Use Services
   10 Tick-borne Disease Collaborative Care to Streamline Help for Manitobans
   10 Province Announces New Investments to Improve Access to Mental Health, Addictions Treatment for Manitobans
    6 Provincial LifeFlight Program to Continue Without Citation Jets
MAY
   31 Additional Paramedics to be Hired in Northern and Southern Health Regions
   30 Amendments to The Mental Health Act Proclaimed
   30 Brandon Regional Health Centre Redevelopment Complete
   28 Province Investing Nearly $28 Million in Health-care Capital Projects
   24 Premier Tours Nearly Complete $23.3-million Redevelopment of Dauphin Regional Health Centre's Emergency Department
   24 Province Increases Full-Time Paramedic Positions in Prairie Mountain Health Region
   23 Enhancements Made to Manitoba Newborn Screening Program
   16 Government Approves Urgent Care Centre for Concordia Hospital, Implementing Other Recommendations Made in Peachey Review
   15 Investments Made to Provide Opioid Replacement Therapy Training for Prescribers
   10 Province Advises Security Being Enhanced at Eden Mental Health Centre
    2 Province Commissions Quality Assurance Assessment of Clinical Consolidation Plan
APRIL
   29 Investment in Information Technology will Improve Staff Scheduling, Reduce Overtime at Health Facilities
   23 Online Registry Provides One Stop for Manitobans to Indicate Organ and Tissue Donation Wishes
   16 Governments of Canada and Manitoba Sign Agreement to Improve Health-care Services
    4 Changes to Provincial Formulary Making It Easier to Access Addictions Medications, Adding New Drugs for Coverage
    1 Province Announces Ambulance Fees Now Reduced to Maximum of $250
MARCH
   28 Manitoba Performing Well in Several Priority Procedure Categories
   22 New Appointments Made to Board of Manitoba College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists
   18 New Flin Flon Emergency Department to Officially Open April 1
   18 Province Expanding Dialysis Services, Hiring More Nurses to Support Patients
   14 Additional Investments Made to Support Vision-Loss Rehabilitation Services
   11 Review of Safety, Security at Manitoba Health-care Facilities Ordered
    6 Province Introduces Legislative Amendments to Support Ongoing Health System Transformation
FEBRUARY
   25 Province Advises of Syphilis Outbreak in Manitoba
   22 New Personal Care Home Moving Forward in Carman
   21 New Personal Care Home Moving Forward in Steinbach
    4 Province to Purchase New Ambulances, Improving Safety and Comfort for Patients, Paramedics
JANUARY
  24 New Regulation Further Defines Health Sector Bargaining Units and Employer Organizations
  18 Tender Released for Construction of Additional Hemodialysis Capacity in Winnipeg