Occurrence Management & Critical Incidents Any quality management system in any industry, including health care, expects to routinely uncover events or incidents that do not conform to policies and standard operating procedures. Often, these non-conformances are generic occurrences that do not cause harm to anyone or anything. Nevertheless, it is important that Shared Health diagnostic […]
Vaccine Administration To date, 33,361 doses of vaccine have been administered including 28,274 first doses and 5,087 second doses. Appointments and Eligibility Criteria Eligible Manitobans can continue to make immunization appointments next week at the super site in Thompson. For updated information about eligibility criteria, follow @MBGov on Twitter or visit www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/vaccine/eligibility-criteria.html. Disruptions in the supply […]
Manitoba Peer Supporters Manitoba Peer Supporters are technology champions available to help others navigate through the expanding network of digital health solutions. They provide coaching and advice through both one-on-one consults and group education sessions. Our Peer Supporters can answer questions, share their experiences, provide guidance on the best use of available health-care technologies or […]
This year’s theme, “The Future is Now”, is a chance to celebrate and acknowledge the transformative work that Black Canadians and their communities, including Black youth, Black essential healthcare workers, and many others, are doing now. It is a chance to acknowledge that they are building a better future for everyone by making a difference […]
“There’s been some talk that emergency departments don’t appear to be that busy, but I can assure you that we are very busy. We are responding to the needs of COVID-19 patients but we still have the same volume of other very serious health emergencies that we are dealing with.” – Dr. Shelly Zubert, Assistant […]
“Sometimes relationships get complicated, and people find themselves in a situation that has become violent and seems out of control. They have been harmed by an intimate partner and wonder where to go for help.” – Julie Clatworthy November is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence, also known as intimate partner violence, is when one […]
Patient Safety and Privacy Your health and safety is Shared Health’s top priority. Your Safety Guidance for patient safety is provided by Shared Health’s diagnostic services quality department, which continuously reviews operations with an eye to improving and enhancing patient safety. We are also a member of the Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety. How you […]
“COVID-19 has affected every aspect of our lives and it is both expected and natural that Manitobans are most likely feeling some impact of the pandemic on their mental health. Being aware of the stressors that may be impacting you or someone you love – and being comfortable to seek the support or help you […]
Transplant Manitoba – Gift of Life Transplant Manitoba is made up of five dynamic multi-disciplinary teams dedicated to providing care to individuals before and after transplant. Transplant Manitoba includes The Gift of Life, which is responsible for coordinating and supporting organ donation throughout the province. As a provincial service of Shared Health our efforts are […]
To date, three presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Manitoba. In addition, Manitoba public health officials are recommending that Manitobans should consider taking additional social distancing measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Public health is updating a flight number from Vancouver International Airport to Winnipeg where individuals may have been exposed […]
Suicide is not a new consequence of mental illness, but it is an important one, particularly here in Manitoba, where, according to a 2018 report by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, our rate of suicide leads the nation at 13.5 per 100,000 people vs. the Canadian average of 11.5 per 100,000.
As of today, Manitoba has no laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19. The overall risk to Manitobans remains low. Updated information related to COVID-19 is available at www.gov.mb.ca/health/coronavirus/. Read full story
Public health officials advise the current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 1.8 per cent and 13 new cases of the virus have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. However, a case previously identified on Aug. 30 was removed as it was determined to be from out of province. This brings the total net […]
Generosity of Manitobans prompts spike in registrations at Sign Up for Life 1,206 Manitobans registered as organ and tissue donors following yesterday’s announcement of the province’s move to an online registry. The response is the second highest spike in registrations experienced since www.signupforlife.ca was launched.
Breast health Breast health is important for everyone. The more you know about your breasts, the easier it will be to notice changes to them. The 3 Bs of breast health The three Bs of breast health are: Be healthy: this includes living in a healthy way to decrease your risk of breast cancer Be aware: this means looking […]