2018 News Releases

  27 Manitobans Reminded to be Ready for Extreme Cold Weather this Winter
  20 Manitoba Government Adding Coverage for 79 New Medications to Pharmacare Program
  18 Task Force Created to Combat Increased Distribution and Use of Illicit Drugs
  17 Province Announces Dialysis Services Expanded in Brandon
  17 New MRI Scanner Officially Opened in Dauphin
  12 Province Announces New Rural Family Medicine Residency Program to be Based in Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority
   7 Federal-Provincial Agreement to Fund Flexible Length Withdrawal Management Beds for People with Methamphetamine Use Disorder
   4 Province Introduces New Legislation that would Enable Disclosure of Personal Health Information in Exceptional Circumstances
   3 Health-system Innovators Receive Awards for Improving Patient Care and Efficiency
  29 New Data Shows Lower Wait Times, Improved Patient Care in Winnipeg
  29 Province Advises Soil Retesting Shows Significant Reduction in Lead Levels
  26 Manitoba Approves Olanzapine for Paramedics to Treat Methamphetamine Users
  22 Province Announces Increased Funding for Hip, Knee and Cataract Procedures to Reduce Wait Times for Manitobans
  21 Twenty-Two Manitoba Paramedics Receive Exemplary Service Medal for Providing Outstanding Services
  14 Fifth Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine Clinic Opens in Selkirk
   8 Province Seeks Manitoba-based Service Provider to Treat Those with Severe Addiction and Mental Health Disorders
   1 Province Urges Long-term Care Facility Residents to Get Special High-dose Seasonal Flu Vaccine
  26 Province Makes New Board Appointments to Health Organizations
  22 Two Measles Cases Confirmed in Manitoba
  18 Manitoba Government Adding Coverage for 154 New Medications to Pharmacare Program
  18 Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine Clinics Open in Brandon and Thompson
   9 Amendments to The Non-Smokers Health Protection and Vapour Products Act to Provide Exceptions for Medical Cannabis Use
   9 Manitobans Encouraged to Get Flu Vaccine
   3 Twelve New members Appointed to Mental Health Review Board
  25 Province Invests Nearly $10 Million to Upgrade Health Facilities Across Manitoba
  14 Manitoba Health-care Professionals Developing Plan for the Future
   5 First Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine Clinic Opens in Winnipeg
  24 West Nile Virus Update #4
  22 Province Renews Commitment to Manitoba Medications Return Program
  10 Province Reminds Manitobans of Extended Heat Advisory
  10 Province Announces Indigenous Youth Graduate from Health-care Internship
   8 Province Issues Extended Heat Advisory
   2 West Nile virus Update #3
  23 Province Seeking Nominations for 2018 Health Innovation Awards
  20 West Nile virus Update #2
  27 West Nile virus Update #1
  19 Heat Advisory Issued for Northern Manitoba
  14 Province Releases Health System Transformation Blueprint
  13 Province Announces Walk-in Connected Care Clinic to Open at Concordia Hospital
   1 Paramedicine Declared Regulated Health Profession
  25 Appointments Made to Manitoba Dental Association Board of Directors
  24 State-of-the-Art Emergency Department to Open Next Week at Winnipeg's Grace Hospital
  23 Appointments Made to Rehabilitation Centre for Children's Board
  22 Province Provides Response to Senate Committee on Cannabis Legislation
  14 Mental Health and Addictions Strategy Sets out Bold Plan to Address Long-standing Service Gaps
  11 Government Investing Nearly $16 Million in Specialized Medical Equipment
  10 Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act Proclaimed
   8 Manitoba to Fund Rapid Access to Addictions Medicine Clinics
   3 Province Announces Redevelopment of Pediatric Cardiology Clinic at Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg
  30 Government Funds 60 New Paramedic Positions in Rural Manitoba
  20 Government Invests $5.1 Million in New Medical Equipment
  19 Province Extends Public Health Information Management System to Manitoba First Nations
  12 Manitoba Performing Well in Radiation Therapy, CT Scan Waits; Commits to Improving Performance in Hip, Knee Replacement and Cataract Surgeries
   9 Provincial Funding to Support Crime Prevention Program for At-risk Youth in Steinbach
   3 Province Announces Further Reduction in Ambulance Fees
  20 Legislative Amendments to Address Pending Legalization of Cannabis
   8 Clinical Teams Finalized to Lead Development of Provincial Health Plan, RFP Issued for Further Planning Work
   8 Manitobans Reminded to Purchase Health Insurance when Travelling Outside Province
  27 Province Announces Members of Transitional Council to Guide Paramedic Self-regulation
  26 Province Funds More Than 120 Projects to Maintain Health Facilities Across Manitoba
  30 Province Begins Consultations on Medical Profession Regulations