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May 2019
Putting The "Health" in Mental Health
There is a certain mystery with the term “mental health.” It has become one in the same with “mental illness” or “mental health problem,” and not the correct meaning - being mentally healthy.  Read more
May is National Physiotherapy Month 
Physiotherapists are an important part of the falls prevention team.  They can develop customized exercises to promote strength and improve balance.  They can also assesses the home for fall hazards.  Read more
STOP! Clean Your Hands Day - Monday, May 6
Every year 220,000 Canadian patients develop a hospital-acquired infection during their stay in hospital.  An estimated 8,000 of those patients will lose their lives.  Keep yourself and patients safe, Clean Your hands!  Read more
‘Rural Week’ For Medical Students Set For End Of May
35 medical students assigned to 13 communities within PMH will have the chance to witness the many benefits of working and living in rural/northern Manitoba.  Read more
Fairview PCH Declared Brandon Sun Reader’s Choice Award Winner
The Brandon Sun recently conducted their 3rd Annual Readers’ Choice poll, and Fairview PCH was voted as top business for Best Seniors Care!  Read more
What To Do When You Find A Needle
Learn what to do if you find a needle, and the steps to take to protect yourself if a needle pokes you.  Read more
Hantavirus Awareness
Find out how  the Hantavirus is spread, and steps you can take to prevent a Hantavirus infection.  Read more
Protect Yourself Against Tetanus
Tetanus bacteria lives in dirt, dust and soil and enters your body through breaks in the skin.  Tetanus or ‘lockjaw’ as it is sometimes called is a very serious illness.  Read more
Caring For Kids Radiothon 2019 Raises Over 60 Thousand Dollars!
Of the amount raised, $14,579 will stay in Brandon for the purchase of a fetal monitor wireless base for the BRHC Maternity Unit.  Read more
Donations For PMH
Generous donations were received this past month in the communities of Brandon and Dauphin.  Read more
Volunteer Luncheon Held at BRHC 
In Brandon, BRHC volunteers contribute approximately 40-thousand hours annually to benefit our health services and programs.  Read more
PMH Classes And Education Sessions
Craving Change - Souris, Brandon & Virden
This 3-session course will help you understand food cravings and learn ways to control them.
Diabetes Education Classes
Find more information about these classes under the Primary Health Care section.
For a full listing of classes and workshops click here.
Career Opportunities
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