Monthly Archives: November 2011

Surgical Success: Kidney Transplants in Manitoba

Manitoba’s kidney transplant program has quietly evolved into one of the best of its kind in the country. And that’s good news for adults and children like Oliver Senger. Read about Oliver’s journey and Transplant Manitoba-Gift of Life’s Adult Kidney Transplant Program.

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Seven Oaks General Hospital Home Hemodialysis Expansion

Seven Oaks General Hospital has expanded its Home Hemodialysis Program, allowing more patients to access training in preparation for home hemodialysis. The SOGH Home Hemodialysis Program has grown rapidly in the past three years. “We started the home hemodialysis program at Seven Oaks in 2008 as a pilot program with the ability to train two patients…
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Accreditation Update 3

The third in a series of updates about Manitoba Renal Program’s Accreditation process and the upcoming Site Visits (November 14 – 18, 2011) is available. Click here for our MRP Accreditation 2011 Staff Update #3. This update focuses on Populations with Chronic Conditions standards. Click here to watch a video on the Clinical Tracer process.

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Seven Oaks General Hospital Home Hemodialysis Expansion

Seven Oaks General Hospital has completed an expansion of its Home Hemodialysis Program by adding three training spaces. This brings the total number of training stations to six, allowing more patients to access training in preparation for home hemodialysis. The SOGH Home Hemodialysis Program has grown rapidly in the past three years.

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Advance Care Planning

The Winnipeg Health Region has revised its Advance Care Planning Policy and introduced new tools for health-care providers and patients and their care givers to use when it comes to discussing Advance Care Planning. Advance Care Planning is an integral part of patient care for those individuals with serious medical conditions. Health-care providers have a…
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Successful Renal Access Day Symposium

Manitoba Renal Program hosted a successful Renal Access Day Symposium on October 15 at the Sam Cohen Auditorium in the St. Boniface Hospital. Participants were treated to experts’ descriptions of vascular accesses. Read more about the day.

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New Hemodialysis Delivery Systems in Centres

Manitoba Renal Program is currently changing over to new hemodialysis delivery systems at dialysis units across the province. The conversion began in Winnipeg with machine installations and staff training at both Health Sciences Centre and Seven Oaks General Hospital.

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MRP Policy and Procedure Manual Online

The MRP Policy and Procedure Manual is now available in an electronic format through the Manitoba Renal Program website. Moving into the future, printed copies of new or revised policies, procedures, protocol and guidelines will not be distributed to your site or unit. These policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines will be updated on-line and an advisement…
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