Concordia ER to transition to urgent care centre June 3

Effective Monday, Concordia Hospital’s emergency department will cease to exist. The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) is converting the ER at Concordia to a 24/7 Urgent Care Centre as of June 3. That means the facility won’t be able to treat life-threatening health concerns, although it’s designed to help patients with serious conditions but are otherwise stable with no immediate […]

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Staying in same hospital room with a man has Winnipeg woman speaking out

A Winnipeg woman is speaking out after she was placed in the same room as a male patient for an overnight stay at St. Boniface Hospital. The practice, which both the hospital and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) say is not uncommon, takes place when necessary “to ensure timely care for patients,” according to the local health authority. “I […]

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New ambulance routing part of transition at Concordia Hospital

Starting Dec. 10, city ambulances will begin routing high-need patients away from Concordia Hospital to other facilities in Winnipeg. The change is in preparation for phase two of the provincial healthcare restructuring plan, which will see the closure of the emergency room at Concordia Hospital. “These operational adjustments are part of the ongoing work required to transition the Concordia emergency department […]

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