Monthly Archives: December 2017

Happy Holidays!

Happy holiday season to everyone including all our patients and renal staff across the province. Many of our in-hospital dialysis patients are dialyzing Christmas Eve day so they have Christmas day off. And, while not always possible, we try to meet requests from patients who wish to temporarily dialyze in another centre closer to family/friends…
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New Kidney Disease Referral Pathway Tool for Primary Care

Manitoba Renal Program has launched an updated kidney disease referral pathway in a new interactive format. Primary care providers can enter eGFR, ACR and if hematuria is present and get a course of action to follow – whether referral or primary care management. Click on ‘Primary Care Providers’ on our kidneyhealth.ca landing page to be…
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Updated Pharmacotherapy Section

The Pharmacotherapy section of the MRP Staff Portal has been refreshed and reorganized. Take a look and re-familiarize your self with the links you frequently use. We are also working on adding these items into the searchable database on the staff portal page. http://www.kidneyhealth.ca/wp/pharmacotherapy

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Turkey Patties

Ground Turkey             1 pound or 454g Onion        1 small, finely chopped Celery                            ½ cup finely chopped White Bread                 2 slices, finely chopped Egg                                1 Black Pepper                ¼ tsp Garlic Powder               ½ tsp Poultry Seasoning ½ tsp Vegetable oil       1 tbsp   Method In a bowl, mix turkey, onion, celery, bread, egg and Shape mixture into…
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Indigenous Health – Language Interpretation

A 64-year-old female patient from Berens River is attending Renal Health Clinic for the first time. When you review her record you notice that the patient does speak some English, but her first language is Ojibway.

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Métis Prescription Drug Program

The Manitoba Métis Federation has launched a prescription drug program. Under this new program, Métis citizens that are age 65+ with $25,000 or less in annual income can access coverage for the prescription drugs they require. All prescription drugs dispensed and delivered under this program will be through MEDOCare Pharmacy.

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