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September 2021
World Suicide Prevention Day - September 10
World Suicide Prevention Day is a chance for everyone to join in promoting understanding about suicide: those impacted by a suicide attempt or loss, family or friends, organizations, professionals, politicians, volunteers, and community members. Read more
Healthy School Lunches
School’s back in session! Healthy lunches are key to ensuring your child is energized for learning this school year. The following tips and lunchtime ideas will help make packing lunches a breeze.  Read more
Family Physicians attend Cultural Sensitivity Day at Riding Mountain National Park
The day began with a Traditional Tobacco offering to Elder Roddy McKay who through storytelling and experiences of his life shared the many different aspects of First Nation’s healing system.  Read more
Water for All at the Dauphin Library
Water is key to staying safe and hydrated in the summer heat. Alison Moss, the director of Parkland Regional Library, saw firsthand the need for access to safe drinking water. Read more
FASD Awareness Day - September 9
A variety of FASD supports and education are available for families in the Prairie Mountain Health region.  Learn about the activities planned across the province for FASD Awareness day.  Read more
Declaration of Patient Values
Our goal is the best possible patient experience. We depend on patients and families to be our partners in achieving this.  Our patients have identified the values important to them.  Read more
National Day of Truth and Reconciliation - Sept. 30
On May 28, 2021,  the House of Commons passed a bill to establish a statutory holiday called the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.  The significance of this day will be to remember the victims, survivors of Canada’s Indian Residential School System. Read more
DRHC Peer to Peer Program
In June of 2020, Peer Connections Manitoba joined with Prairie Mountain Health to begin the delivery of formalized peer support services within the Dauphin Regional Health Centre.  Read more
Donations for PMH 
Thank you for the generous donations received around Prairie Mountain Health this past month. Read more
Visiting residents within PMH Personal Care Homes: What you need to know
With higher vaccination levels across the province, pandemic restrictions have eased over time and this has allowed increased social visitation measures to be implemented within personal care homes.  Read more
Provincial Health Care Investments in PMH
The province announced nearly $70 million to enhance health services in Brandon.  The investment includes funds both for the expansion and renovation of clinical spaces within the health centre and for enhanced cancer services at the Western Manitoba Cancer Centre.  Read more
Kitchen Renovations at Roblin District Health Centre
Initially, this project was approved to replace worn out sheet vinyl flooring, and expanded to replace existing lighting, improve some plumbing and refresh it with new paint.  Read more
PMH Recruits Five New Foreign-Trained Doctors
One of the initiatives PMH utilizes as part of its overall recruitment strategy is the provincial Medical Licensure Program for International Medical Graduates (MLPIMG).   Read more
Suicidality in Rural and Remote Communities
A scoping literature review and stakeholder consultations Main themes of stigma, service accessibility, and lived experience emerged from both the literature and the consultations.  Read more
PMH Classes And Education Sessions
Healthy Baby Program | Sept - October
For pregnant women and parents with babies under 1.
For a full listing of classes and workshops click here.
Career Opportunities
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