Standard of Practice for Prescribing Opioids

The College of Physicians & Surgeons of Manitoba has proposed new Standard of Practice for Prescribing Opioids (excluding patients with active cancer, in palliative care or at the end-of-life).  It outlines the way in which doctors will be permitted to prescribe opioids.  The consultation is open until February 16, 2018.  Please review the document and […]

Antibiotic Wisely

Antibiotic Wisely encourages providers and paitents to reduce the use of unnecessary antibiotics. The use of antibiotics is a major contributor to antibiotic resistance and is threatening our ability to reat common infectious diseases. Featuring tools and resources for both providers and patients, Antibiotic Wisely was very well received by our community. We worked with […]

Eye Emergency?

If you are experiencing an urgent eye issue, Misericordia Health Centre’s Eye Care Centre in Winnipeg is open 24/7 for eye emergencies. Proceed to Patient Registration through the 99 Cornish Avenue entrance.  

CANImmunize

As a CMA company, Joule brings visibility to products and services that support health policy—CANImmunize is one of those products.  Dr. Kumanan Wilson and his team at The Ottawa Hospital created CANImmunize to give Canadians an easy way to keep track of their immunization records.  They believe the best way to improve immunization rates is to empower […]

Latex Safe Environments

At a recent meeting of the Manitoba Working Group for Latex Safe Environments, the issues surrounding the use of latex in doctor’s offices and clinics was discussed.  Click here to view a letter that Dr. Jon Gerrard, MLA for River Heights has sent to Doctors Manitoba President, Dr. Aaron Chiu.  

2017 CMA Workforce Survey

A new survey released today by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) shows physicians are very concerned over Canadians’ ability to access care, particularly long-term care. The CMA Workforce Survey, a new survey taking the place of the National Physician Survey, found an overwhelming majority (80.9%) of responding physicians rated Canadians’ access to long-term care beds […]


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