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 […]
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 […]
Making a Direction to Donate Donating your organs and tissues after your death can help those in need of a transplant. The SignUpForLife.ca Donor Registry operates throughout Manitoba and allows you to record your decision about donating your tissues and organs. It allows you to say whether you wish to donate all your tissues and […]
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.
Imaging Procedures We are continuously assessing our ability to provide scheduled diagnostic services procedures. At this time, we encourage all patients to continue to attend their appointment unless otherwise directed. Please know that we are taking all recommended measures to protect your safety. Here’s some important information to help you prepare for your exam. Shared Health supports […]
Preparing for Lab & Imaging Tests Patients frequently have some common and important questions when they know they are coming for testing so we have included answers to these questions below. If you cannot find the answer to your specific question, please ask your doctor or contact the facility where you will be going for […]
MBTelehealth MBTelehealth uses a secure link to provide videoconferencing for health-care services, continuing education, meetings and family visits between communities across Manitoba. You can see, hear and talk to health-care providers on a monitor and they will be able to see, hear and talk to you. There are more than 195 telehealth sites across the […]
Resources The following links provide further information about medical assistance in dying: National Criminal Code of Canada as amended by Bill C-14, 1st Sess, 42nd Leg. Canada, 2016 Legislative Background: Medical Assistance in Dying Legislative Background: Medical Assistance in Dying (Bill C-14) – Addendum Government of Canada Report of the Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted […]
Surgical consultation Surgeons and nurses assess clients with breast health problems and/or signs of breast cancer. Minor breast surgery can be done at our Centre by our surgeons. A treatment plan is recommended for newly diagnosed breast cancer clients. Information and education are given to help the client make the decision about their treatment. If […]
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Home Clinic FAQ Our Frequently Asked Questions include important information for those considering registering, for registered Home Clinics, for clinicians in primary care practices, and more. Convenient links to related categories are included in the FAQ responses.
Donating Birth Tissue The birth of your child is life changing. It’s also an opportunity for you to change the lives of others. Consider donating your birth tissue if you are pregnant and: 18 years of age or older have no health issues and plan to have a Caesarean section Your decision to share this […]
Psychosocial counselling There is an emotional component to receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer. To help support clients and their families, the Breast Health Centre has a social worker who offers counselling related to coping with breast cancer and other life stressors. Along with providing information and referrals, the social worker can also provide information […]
Therapeutic Recreation Month occurs every February and celebrates the positive impact Manitoba’s recreational therapists have on patients.
Therapeutic Recreation is a health-care profession that uses recreation as a form of intervention. As part of a team, recreation coordinators work alongside physicians and other health professionals to help patients with any kind of impairment—physical, emotional, cognitive or social—and encourage them to embrace leisure.
Patient Relations If you have questions, suggestions or concerns related to the health care services you are receiving, we can help. Client Relations teams work throughout Manitoba to help our patients, clients and residents navigate their health-care journey. If your concern is about a family member or someone close to you, we may need to […]