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Winnipeg’s new women’s hospital set to Start after years of Flaws

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Winnipeg’s new women’s hospital set to Start after years of Flaws

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It has years later than originally planned, but the brand new Women’s Hospital at Health Sciences Centre officially features an opening date.The $232.9 million facility was set to start in 2016, but the date has been set back with a series of flaws, including the collapse of shoring on Sherbrook Street after a significant rainstorm in 2012, a fire in an adjacent building in 2013, and unforeseen issues with electrical and plumbing work.At a media conference Thursday, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister said the revolutionary hospital at 665 William Ave. would start Dec. 1.

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“This new facility will help the devoted staff at Health Sciences Centre provide the greatest possible quality of care for women, their infants and families for generations to come. “While building of the 388,500-sq.


The new construction will bring room and new technologies for mothers and newborns, says the WRHA.

“This construction employs modern design standards which will improve work flow for staff, and privacy and comfort for patients and their families,” said Friesen from the discharge.

“It also incorporates security features and new technologies that will enhance care and empower specialized care to be provided remotely, allowing some patients to remain return closer to home while continuing to be cared for by incredibly skilled staff.” The clinic will house the inpatient and outpatient obstetrical, surgical and medical services currently provided at the Women’s Pavilion at 735 Notre Dame Ave, which can be converted into a new 28-bed serious stroke unit once the new space opens.The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority has said the hospital — that is three times larger than the old facility — will bring both new technologies and more room to mothers.Health Sciences Centre supplies the great majority of hospital-based pediatric care and acute gynecologic surgical procedures from the province and is one of just two city hospitals which deliver newborns and provide obstetrical services.

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Opening Soon: the hospital date set of Winnipeg Women

Opening Soon: the hospital date set of Winnipeg Women


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