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 […]
Perspectives: Winter 2017
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 […]
Health Canada has launched public consultations on the proposed regulation of cannabis. The consultation ends January 20, 2018. To review the consultation paper, click here To complete the online questionnaire, click here or email email@example.com
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.
November 17, 2017 Dear Member: It is my pleasure to announce Ms. Theresa Oswald as the next CEO of Doctors Manitoba, commencing January 2018. Ms. Oswald was chosen unanimously by the members of the Board following a national search. Ms. Oswald will succeed Mr. Robert Cram as CEO upon his retirement. We give our profound […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Doctors Manitoba has contracted the services of MNP to assist with the search for our new CEO. For details regarding the position please see the link below. Doctors Manitoba CEO Search