- Address Indigenous Specific Racism Policy in the Northern Health Region
The NHR has implemented a new policy on the topic of Addressing Indigenous Specific Racism. Download News Release in PDF form here You can read the full policy and associated processes here: AD-01 Addressing Indigenous Specific Racism AD-06-10 Appendix E Patient Feedback Process HR-02-85 Appendix A Employee Complaint Process FAQ available: CLICK HERE to open … Read more
- “Momma Bear” – Shannon’s Story
November 3, 2023 Clients at the Rosaire House Addiction Treatment Centre in The Pas know that when they walk through the centre’s doors they will be greeted with warmth, support and encouragement through each step of their recovery journey. For many clients, that welcome and judgement free support is provided by “Momma Bear Shannon” … Read more
- Northern Vaccine Clinics – October/November 2023
Vaccine Clinics across the North have now been posted to our website! Please click this link to find your local community and dates available. https://northernhealthregion.com/vaccine-clinic-information/
- Northern Health Region – Annual General Meeting – October 25th, 2023
This meeting is being held virtually via Microsoft TEAMS. Registration is not required. Please submit your questions via email @ email@example.com by Tuesday, October 24th, 2023. Come back to this page on the meeting date and click the link below to access the event live! TEAMS LINK Or call in (audio only) +1 204-815-1742, 35393823# Canada, Winnipeg … Read more
- Stroke Survivors/Family/Caregivers – Virtual Focus Group
- Travel Health Services
October 16, 2023 Travel Health Vaccine services will be available to children ages six and under. For a fee, parents of children ages six and under can receive travel health education and vaccine recommendations based on destination country, as well as vaccine administration for their child(ren).
- Northern Health Region Annual General Meeting 2023
- Public Health Clinics: Leaf Rapids & Lynn Lake
Public Health Clinics will be coming to Leaf Rapids and Lynn Lake on September 25-28th!
- World Patient Safety Day, September 17, 2023
This year’s theme is “Engaging patients for patient safety” and the slogan is “Elevate the voice of patients!” The day aims to influence patients, families, healthcare leaders, health workers, and patient organizations to work collaboratively towards co-designing healthcare policies and safety interventions that truly reflect the needs and preferences of patients, ultimately enhancing healthcare safety … Read more
- Virtual Medical appointments through QDoc
QDoc is available to residents of northern Manitoba and is accessible from the comfort of your own home. This service is available to those who meet the following requirements: Steady phone or wifi connection Physically located in Manitoba Non-emergent health situations Click here to create an account and see a doctor www.qdoc.ca
- Northern Health Region Receives Accreditation Designation
Accreditation Canada recently conducted an on-site survey of our organization and we have been affirmed that the Northern Health Region has met the requirements of the accreditation program and has shown a commitment to quality improvement. The final accreditation review showed that the NHR met 93.6% of the surveyed criteria. We are very proud of … Read more
- World Hepatitis Day Event – July 28th The Pas Health Complex
If you are getting blood work done on July 28th, a Public Health Nurse can give you a requisition to also be tested for Hepatitis and other blood borne infections! Come see us at The Pas Health Complex beside the lab from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
- World Hepatitis Day Event – July 25, 2023 at Gordon Lathlin Memorial Cente, OCN
Come out and enjoy an interactive education event to promote hepatitis awareness. Attendees will have the opportunity to collaborate with health care staff regarding Hepatitis and other STBBI’s. We will be offering STBBI testing and immunizations as well. Snacks, games and prizes will also be provided!
- World Hepatitis Day July 20th, 2023 at Pioneer Square, Flin Flon
Every 30 seconds, someone dies from viral hepatitis-related illness. However, with existing prevention, testing, and treatment services that are available every hepatitis-related death is preventable. To learn more about hepatitis, treatment, and testing, check out the Flin Flon Play It Safer Network at Pioneer Square in Flin Flon on July 20th.
- Gillam Public Health Hours of Operation July 2023
Gillam Public Health – Hours of Operation – July 2023 There will be no public health nurse available on-site in Gillam from July 4th – July 21st, 2023. Please contact Thompson Public Health Intake at 204-677-5350 if you have questions or concerns. A receptionist will be available at the Gillam Public Health Office in the … Read more
- 2023-28 NHR Strategic Plan
Northern Health Region releases new five-year Strategic Plan June 1, 2023 – The Northern Health Region has developed a new five-year Strategic Plan. The 2023-2028 Strategic Plan, which officially took effect on April 1, 2023, will provide direction to the organization over the next five years. Northern Health Region Board Chair Carrie Atkinson said it … Read more
- Mother & Daughter Pursue Nursing Dream – National Nursing Week
When Marjorie Prosken was in her 20s, an interaction between a nurse and her young son became a moment she would never forget, ultimately leading to a decision to pursue a career in nursing later in life. “As an Indigenous person, sometimes we get brushed off so in that moment, having a nurse who was … Read more
- Race, Ethnicity & Indigenous Identity Data (REI)
To the Residents of the Northern Health Region attending our facilities, starting May 11, 2023, you will be asked if you’d like to voluntarily disclose your race, ethnicity and Indigenous identity as part of routine patient registration. For more information, click HERE.
- Annual Health Circus in Thompson – June 9, 2023
The Northern Health will be holding their Annual Health Circus in Thompson at the TRCC! An event to provide school entry immunizations, dental, hearing, vision, and speech screening for children entering kindergarten this fall!
- Kindergarten Immunization Clinics – The Pas Primary Health Care Centre
ATTENTION PARENTS!! If your child is attending Kindergarten in September 2023 call 204-623-9650 to book an appointment! Kindergarten Immunization Clinics are every Thursday during the month of May at Primary Health Care Centre at 111 Cook Avenue, The Pas
- Manitoba Ostomy Program – NHR Ostomy Clinic Opportunities
The Manitoba Ostomy Program is a provincial program that provides specialized nursing services for clients living in Manitoba with an ostomy, wound or fistula. Patients will have an opportunity to meet with a nurse for a stoma assessment and ostomy care recommendations. Clinics are by appointment only.
- Notice to the Residents of Flin Flon & Area of Increase in HIV Cases
- Congratulations to Dr. Olveis Adl Golchin, NHR Physician of the Week
Congratulations to Dr. Olveis Adl Golchin at St. Anthony’s Hospital in The Pas, for being recognized as Doctors’ MB Physician of the Week!
- NRHA Board of Directors Announces New CEO to the Northern Health Region
Let’s All Give a Warm Welcome to our New CEO!
- Do you know a Nurse in the Philippines who may be interested in Living and Working in Manitoba?
For more information and to submit your resume, please visit: https://healthcareersmanitoba.ca/buildyourfuturemb/
- You Are Pregnant, Now What?
There are pregnancy options in the Northern Health Region
- Congratulations to Dr. Saima Manzoor, NHR Physician
Congratulations to Dr. Saima Manzoor, Physician at the Thompson Clinic on being recognized for Doctors Manitoba 1st Physician of the Week! Click on the image below to read the full article.
- Diagnostic & Surgical Recovery Task Force
If you are currently waiting for surgery, you may be eligible for treatment outside of Manitoba. The province has agreements in place with trusted health care providers for certain services. If you are willing to travel, you may be able to access the care you need sooner. To find out more, please call 1-888-600-0108 or … Read more
- Prenatal Walk-In
Prenatal walk-in clinics starting on Saturdays at the Thompson Clinic. Open to anyone needing prenatal care.
- Life Promotion Fund Event
Life Promotion Fund events, Oct 13-14, 2022. Find out how to apply for funds to bring your ideas to life! For info: firstname.lastname@example.org Click Here for Registration Form
- Wabowden Flu Clinic
Upcoming Wabowden Flu Clinics
- Declaration to Eliminate All Forms of Indigenous-Specific Racism
On Monday, September 26, 2022, representatives from Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO), Keewatinohk Inniniw Minoayawin (KIM), and the Northern Regional Health Authority (NRHA) signed a Declaration to Eliminate All Forms of Indigenous-Specific Racism. The signing of this declaration is a major step forward in working to end the racism Indigenous Peoples face when accessing or working … Read more
- Bivalent Clinics Starting Next Week in Flin Flon, The Pas & Thompson
For information on where and when bivalent clinics are in the Northern Health Region, please click HERE for locations, dates and times in Flin Flon, The Pas & Thompson.
- ATTENTION THOMPSON & AREA RESIDENTS
There will be no walk-in clinic appointments available at the Thompson Clinic from Monday, August 22, 2022 to Friday, September 2nd, 2022. All scheduled appointments will proceed as planned. Walk-ins at the Thompson Clinic will resume Tuesday, September 6, 2022. If you have an emergency, please go to your nearest health centre or call 204-677-7911. … Read more
- ATTENTION LEAF RAPIDS & AREA RESIDENTS
UPDATE: The Leaf Rapids Health Centre Emergency Department will remain closed for an indeterminate amount of time.
- Breast Cancer Screening Clinics
Please call 1-855-95-CHECK for an appointment for a breast cancer screening check in a community near you.
- Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day!
Today, June 21, Canadians acknowledge and celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day dedicated to recognizing the important role of First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples in shaping our country and celebrating the vibrant and diverse Indigenous traditions, culture and heritage in Manitoba and across Canada. This is also a day to reflect on … Read more
- Preschool Wellness Screenings
Preschool Wellness Screenings, book now! This is a fun and exciting opportunity for your child to meet with a variety of specialists to evaluate your child’s health as they near school age, information for parents, snacks and prizes will be available.
- Cancer Screening Saves Lives!
Book your pap test today by calling the Primary Health Care Centres in Flin Flon @ 204-687-1350 or The Pas @ 204-623-9650
- Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)
The Wellness Recovery Action Plan® (WRAP®), is a self-designed prevention & wellness tool that you can use to get well & stay well. This free online 6 week session starts in May. Deadline to register is Friday, April 29, 2022. Click HERE to register!
- April 7, 2022 is Green Shirt Day
In Honour of the Logan Boulet Effect. Together Strong, Register, Tell Your Family, Be Inspired, It’s A Gift of Life – For more information, please visit www.greenshirtday.ca
- Notice to Snow Lake & Area Residents
- Casual Nursing Opportunities Available!
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- Getting Better Together
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- Immunization Cards
Questions on how to get your vaccine card or need to update any missing or inaccurate information on your immunization record? Click below to find out.
- Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine?
Getting the vaccine can help prevent COVID-19, protect the health of Manitobans, and limit the strain on our health care system. All Manitobans must still follow public health fundamentals, even when a vaccine is available, such as staying home when sick, washing your hands and wearing a mask. Have questions? Please check out the provincial … Read more
- Masks are Mandatory in All NHR Facilities
- Northern Health Region’s Board of Directors 2019-20 Annual General Meeting
If you missed our Annual General Meeting you can watch the presentation and/or listen to the recording here: Webinar and Audio-Only files Password: Northern2020
- National Breastfeeding Week October 1-7, 2020
Our National Breastfeeding Week is October 1-7, 2020. Events to celebrate the week will be held Virtually – all Manitobans can join! There will be a Virtual Celebration of Human Milk Feeding on October 3 at 11:00 am. This can be accessed at https://www.facebook.com/groups/318968179117146 The Annual Quintessence Breastfeeding Latch/On Challenge will be held virtually on … Read more
- NEWS; NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC – FFGH Emergency Department Drop Off
Flin Flon – Due to the paving of 4th Avenue the week commencing Tuesday, September 8th, 2020, the vehicle drop off at the FFGH Emergency Department “loop” in front of Emergency Department doors on 4th Avenue will not be accessible. The public are asked to access to the FFGH Emergency Department through the main public … Read more
- NEWS: NOTICE TO PUBLIC – MASKS MANDATORY IN ALL NORTHERN HEALTH REGION FACILITIES EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1st, 2020
NON-MEDICAL (two-layer) MASKS ARE REQUIRED TO BE WORN IN ALL NORTHERN HEALTH REGION FACILITIES This applies to all visitors to health care facilities and includes designated support persons, general visitors, tradespeople, vendors and outpatients attending medical appointments. ALL VISITORS AND OUTPATIENTS ARE ASKED TO BRING THEIR OWN MASK. We thank you for your consideration … Read more
- NEWS: Northern Health Region Expanding Visiting Hours
Effective June 29, 2020 the Northern Health Region will be expanding the acute care visiting hours at our acute care sites. Visiting hours will now be 1 pm to 7 pm, 7 days a week. Patients will only be allowed one (1) pre-identified visitor and those visitors must maintain social distancing while in the facility. … Read more
- Harm Reduction Supplies Available
The Pas Health Complex Admitting Department-Available 24/7 Thompson Clinic and Thompson Public Health Office
- Expanded Hospital Visitor Access
Expanded Hospital Visitor Access in the Northern Health Region Takes effect June 10th The Northern Health Region will begin visitor access for inpatients Wednesday, June 10th, 2020. Specifically designated visitor/support persons (determined ahead of time) can visit Monday to Friday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Visitor access maybe expanded to weekends and statutory holidays … Read more
- NEWS: Pre-School / Kindergarten Immunization Clinics – Thompson Public Health
- The Pas & Area – Fischer Avenue Clinic
The Northern Health Region would like to advise the residents of The Pas and area that on March 2nd, 2020 additional clinic space will be available at the Professional Building at 320 Fischer Avenue. This additional clinic space will see patients by appointment only; the walk-in clinic will remain in its current location on the … Read more
- NEWS RELEASE: Northern Health Region Releases Community Health Assessment
December 18, 2019 – After much intensive work, the Northern Health Region has completed its Community Health Assessment (CHA). The CHA is a dynamic, ongoing process undertaken to identify the strengths and needs of communities within the Region. It enables community-wide establishment of health priorities and facilitates collaborative action planning directed at reducing health disparities, … Read more
- Diabetes Month – The Ketogenic Diet: Is it Right for you?
Join us as we discuss the pros and cons of the ketogenic diet with your local dietitian and what this means for your health.
- Northern Lights Tour – 2019
Another successful Northern Lights Tour! On September 20, 2019, in partnership with the MB Healthcare Providers Network, the Northern Health Region (NHR) hosted the Northern Lights Tour in The Pas, MB. The Northern Lights Tour is an annual event where the NHR welcomes a large group of university students to the region. This years’ group … Read more
- National Breastfeeding Week – October 1st to October 7th
October 1-7 is National Breastfeeding Week! In honor of the week the Thompson Public Health Unit is having a Breastfeeding Celebration. The Celebration will take place on Friday, October 4 from 1:00 until 4:00 pm at the NRHA Administration Building. Come on out if you would like to learn more about breastfeeding, are looking for … Read more
- Northern Health Region 2019 Flu Clinic Schedule
The Northern Health Region 2019 Flu Clinic Schedule is now available. To protect yourself and your friends and family from getting the flu, Manitoba Healthy, Seniors and Active Living are encouraging all Manitobans to get a flu vaccine. For your protection, you should get immunized as soon as possible. An annual flu shot is especially … Read more
- Notice to Public – Thompson
NOTICE TO PUBLIC – Thompson To all evacuees of the Princeton/North Tower apartments in Thompson, if any public health support is required, please contact Thompson Public Health at 204-677-5350.
- Manitoba Security Guard Program
Manitoba Security Guard Program Intent is for participants to become familiar with a hospital setting in the NHR which could lead to casual, part-time or full-time work as Security Officer. Dates: October 21-25, 2019 Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (lunch provided) Location: The Pas, Manitoba UCN Campus Room #B38 Cost: $0 Print Poster
- Get Better Together FREE six- week group program for individuals living with an ongoing health issue.
Get Better Together 6-Week Program FREE six- week group program for individuals living with an ongoing health issue. In just six weeks you can build your confidence to manage your health condition better through support and discussion on a wide variety of topics. Next course to begin in The Pas on October 2nd – call … Read more
- International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder FASD Awareness Walk
The Pas and Area FASD Awareness Walk Monday, Sept 9th, 2019 – starting 10:30 am at The Pas Friendship Centre. What if … On the 9th day of the 9th month. We stood up and made a noise? Would anyone listen? The Pas & Area FASD Committee invites everybody to join us for this special … Read more
- Bargaining Unit Restructuring
The Voting Period for the representation votes has been confirmed. Eligible employees will be able to cast their vote electronically between August 8 and August 22, 2019.
- NOTICE TO PUBLIC – FLIN FLON GENERAL HOSPITAL – CLOSURE OF PUBLIC PARKING LOT
The Flin Flon General Hospital public parking lot will be closed to allow line painting on Monday, July 8, 2019 at 9:00 PM to Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 6:00 AM and on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 9:00 PM to Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 6:00 AM. Public are asked to refrain from parking … Read more
- Travel Related Measles Case Confirmed in Manitoba
- CancerCare Manitoba’s Mammography Clinic
CancerCare Manitoba’s Mammography Clinic is coming to the Northern Health Region this summer! Check out the Youtube video that walks you through an appointment at the clinics https://www.youtube.com/
- Staff at Primary Health encourage everyone to participate in an active living coffee break through Tidy Up Tuesdays!
Get in an Active Living Coffee Break and Tidy up on Tuesdays! Staff at Primary Health have been participating in Tidy Up Tuesdays with the Town of The Pas! It’s a great way to get in an active living coffee break and tidy up your work neighborhood. Contact the Town of The Pas for more … Read more
- NOTICE TO PUBLIC – CHANGE OF LOCATION OF BLOOD PRESSURE and HEART HEALTH CLINICS in Flin Flon
Effective Monday, May 13, 2019, the Blood Pressure and Heart Health Clinics formerly held at the Flin Flon Primary Health Care Centre, 1 North Avenue will now be held at the Flin Flon Clinic, 3rd Floor of the Flin Flon General Hospital. Patients needing to attend the Blood Pressure Clinic for monitoring, education and care … Read more
- New Free Exercise Program for Seniors!
The Northern Health Region is looking for Seniors who want to stay active, or be more active, while also improving balance and preventing falls! Join us in this exciting new five month exercise program that isn’t only fun but will help you improve your balance and prevent falls. Help us make this new program a … Read more
- Group Prenatal Classes: Flin Flon Primary Health Care Centre
The next group prenatal classes are being held January 16, 23, 30 and February 6 at the Flin Flon Primary Health Care Centre. The latest information on: Labour and Delivery, newborns, lifestyle changes and nutrition, post partum changes, growing smart babies, infant nutrition, breastfeeding. Individual and group sessions are also available. For more information see … Read more
- FLIN FLON OBSTETRICAL DELIVERY SERVICES FACT SHEET
FLIN FLON GENERAL HOSPITAL OBSTETRICAL ISSUES FACT SHEET click here FACT SHEET to download a pdf copy of the Fact Sheet What is happening with the Obstetrics Unit in Flin Flon? Effective 0800 November 18th, a suspension of obstetrical delivery services in Flin Flon will begin and continue until the development of the Provincial Women’s … Read more
- Alzheimer Society of Manitoba Seminar – “Communication”
Alzheimer Society Manitoba Seminar by Telehealth – “Communication” Presentation by: Tanis Horkey, Mental Health Clinican, Seniors Community Mental Health, Brandon, MB
- Northern Health Region Receives Accreditation Designation
Accreditation Canada recently conducted an on-site survey of our organization and we have been affirmed that the Northern Health Region has met the requirements of the accreditation program and has shown a commitment to quality improvement. The final accreditation review showed that the NHR met 91% of the surveyed criteria. We are very proud … Read more