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February 2020
Medical Students Visit in Brandon/Neepawa
This weekend visit promotes the benefits of practicing medicine in rural communities and lifestyle opportunities that exist.  Some 48 first and second-year medical students visited the two communities.  Read more
Dialysis Service Expanding at DRHC
An additional 12 spaces will be added for dialysis patients.  Two trained renal staff will be hired to support the addition of an evening shift at DRHC expanding weekly patient capacity from 24 to 36.  Read more
Birtle PCH Residents Visiting With Local Families
The Sunnyside PCH Recreation Department in Birtle has been coordinating a program called “Watch Babies Grow” with some local families.  Read more
Medical Experts Weigh in on Cannabis Use
As with other regulated substances, such as alcohol and tobacco, cannabis is not harmless and carries risks. Read more
Social Impact Bond Launched
Manitoba is launching what is believed to be the world’s first social impact bond dedicated to helping people quit smoking.   Read more
Donations For PMH
Generous donations were received around the region this past month.  Read more
Health Innovation Award for Patient Centred Care
The provincial Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) System of Care initiative received a Health Innovation Award for Patient-Centred Care.   Read more
Cold or Flu: Know the Difference
The flu and a cold can have similar symptoms. The difference is how intense they feel and how common they are. In general, symptoms of the flu appear quickly, while symptoms of a cold happen slowly.  Read more
Better With Age: Move More Today for a Healthier Tomorrow
Even though 8 in 10 adults think physical inactivity is a serious health issue, only a shocking 16% meet the national guidelines.  Read more
Get Your Benefits!
The single most important determinant of health is income. Families with higher incomes have less stress at home and in turn this has a positive effect on childhood development. Read more
PMH Classes And Education Sessions
Wellness Recovery Action Plan (Swan River)
A self-designed prevention and wellness tool that you can use to get well and stay well.
Weight To Wellbeing (Swan River)
Learn more about managing your overall health.
For a full listing of classes and workshops click here.
Events
Swan River HERO Club Open House
Learn what the HERO Club has to offer.
February 24, 1pm - 4pm
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