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Walk-in Clinic Won’t Cut it for Northeast Winnipeg

Published in The Herald By: Sheldon Birnie It was announced on June 13 that a “walk-in connected care clinic” will partially replace the emergency room at Concordia Hospital after the ER closes in June 2019....

Countdown on for Concordia ER closure 0

Countdown on for Concordia ER closure

Local group still hopes to keep ER open By: Sheldon Birnie “The government refuses to listen to the people of northeast Winnipeg,” area resident Andy Regier said. “I’m worried what this will mean for the...

Still big questions around hospital mergers 0

Still big questions around hospital mergers

BRODBECK: Still big questions around hospital mergers Winnipeg Sun May 31st, 2018 The closure of emergency departments at Concordia and Seven Oaks hospitals over the next year won’t be the only changes taking place...

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Healthcare town hall held in East Kildonan City News

Local elected officials hosted a town hall on health care at Kildonan East Collegiate this afternoon. The meeting allowed community members to ask questions and voice concerns to frontline health care workers. Click Here...

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Closing ERs in Winnipeg an idea doomed to Fail

Doctor says solution to long wait times is in availability of beds, not closing ERs  Kristin Annable, CBC News Posted: Apr 07, 2017 5:00 AM CT If Manitoba wants to reduce wait times and save money, the...

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Concordia ER closure delayed

Public pressure plays part in keeping space open By: Sheldon Birnie Posted: 03/16/2018 9:48 AM The provincial government’s decision to delay the closure of Concordia Hospital’s emergency room has sparked some fresh debate in the legislature....

Seven Oaks, Concordia ER closures won’t happen at same time, health officials say 0

Seven Oaks, Concordia ER closures won’t happen at same time, health officials say

Provincially appointed task force urges caution with changes to emergency departments By Laura Glowacki, CBC News Posted: Dec 20, 2017 1:17 PM CT Last Updated: Dec 20, 2017 7:33 PM CT Emergency room changes at Seven Oaks and...

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Residents fight to save ER’s life

 Community rallies around Concordia Hospital By: Sheldon Birnie Posted: 04/11/2017 3:04 PM |  Winnipeg Free Press The community rallied following the provincial government’s decision to close the ER at Concordia Hospital. On April 7, health minister...

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Concerned Residents Sign Petition to Save Concordia ER

Concerned Residents Sign Petition to Save Concordia ER Written by Mark McAvoy Published: 11 April 2017 classic107.com The organizers of a petition to save the emergency room at Concordia Hospital plan on taking it...