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20 Years of Manitoba Renal Program

It was in 1998, that the Manitoba Provincial Dialysis Program was mandated by Manitoba Health (under the umbrella of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority) to provide care for all adult patients receiving dialysis therapies in Manitoba. While many dialysis units had been operating independently within their own facilities, there was inevitably collaboration between all units…
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Fall Session of LKKM Exercise Program Open for Registration

The fall session of Lean Keen Kidney Machines is starting mid-September. Registration starts now! LKKM helps people living with all stages of kidney disease incorporate more physical activity into their lives which can have positive impacts on their health.

Brandon Regional Health Centre’s Dialysis Unit Now Operating Seven Days a Week

In response to increased need for hemodialysis spots in Manitoba, the Brandon Regional Health Center (BRHC) renal unit became the first unit in Manitoba to move to Sunday dialysis. This is being accomplished without any additional equipment or beds. The addition of Sunday shifts allows the BRHC 18 bed renal unit to increase a total…
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Renal Patient Feedback Group 2018 Meetings

Renal Patient meetings are being held at Health Sciences Centre, Seven Oaks General Hospital, St. Boniface Hospital and via teleconference for all other dialysis units.

Cy Bona – 92 Year Old Dialysis Patient Serenades in Unit Waiting Rooms

Music has always been part of 92-year-old Cyril Bona’s life. From the time he was a teenager, he loved to play and sing. But it took a bit of courage for him to get used to playing for others. “At first I was very shy about going on stage and playing and singing,” he remembers….
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Summer Session of LKKM Exercise Program Open for Registration

The summer session of Lean Keen Kidney Machines is starting in July. Registration starts now! LKKM helps people living with all stages of kidney disease incorporate more physical activity into their lives which can have positive impacts on their health.