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Manitoba Government to Renovate Primary Care Clinic in Lundar

--Redevelopment to Support Services, Better Coordinate Care in Community: Blady--

A tender has been released for a project to renovate the Lundar Clinic to allow for better-coordinated primary health care services to be available in the community, Health Minister Sharon Blady said today.

“Without a modern clinic, it’s difficult for primary health care providers to work together to provide coordinated health services,” said Minister Blady. “This renovation will ensure primary care services remain available in the community so people can access the care they need close to home.”

The current facility was built in 1982 and includes a 20-bed personal care home and a 23-suite elderly persons housing complex. The renovations will affect the primary health care clinic that will expand to also includes space previously used as a dental clinic. The renovated clinic will offer two more clinic rooms and two consult rooms to accommodate a range of services

This will include primary care and chronic disease prevention services, mental health care and home care services, with an enhanced focus on promoting good health and preventing disease.

“We’re improving the delivery of care in Lundar with this new clinical environment that benefits patients and staff. Improved efficiencies in patient flow will let care providers accommodate more clients in rooms designed to ensure patient confidentiality,” said Ron Van Denakker, chief executive officer of Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority. “At the same time, we’re looking ahead as part of regional clinical services planning to see where we may need to evolve in Lundar to enhance our service delivery based on residents’ needs.”

The Lundar Primary Care Clinic is expected to become part of the My Health Team initiative, which connects teams of health care providers between primary care practices, the regional health authority and community organizations.

“The Manitoba government knows investing in rural health care needs is key to building a stronger system,” said Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Tom Nevakshonoff, who was in Lundar today. “This project will make a real difference for area residents and help them maintain and improve their health.”

Minister Blady noted the tender is expected to be awarded next month, with construction work planned to begin later this fall.

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