News

2019

Manitoba Poison Centre has launched a new website. This new site will provide readers with an enhanced user experience as they learn about current information regarding common poisons and poison centre activities. The site will be regularly updated so come back often to learn about current issues and trends in the care of the poisoned patient.

News

Dear Parents: Your Baby Food is Safe

February 08, 2021

Read the Poison Centre's statement

Poisoning Prevention in Canada Webinar January 27, 2021

January 20, 2021

Poisoning Prevention in Canada: Data, trends and calls to action.

Health-Care Professionals: New Priority Queue Available February 8, 2021

January 18, 2021

Based on ongoing feedback we have received about the Poison Centre call experience, we have made changes to our queueing system in order to prioritize ...

Activated Charcoal Back Order

September 13, 2018

Health Canada has recalled certain lots of Activated Charcoal. A link to the recall is provided in this news update.

New Opioid Management Guidelines

New Opioid Management Guidelines

July 11, 2018

In response to the current opioid crisis, the OPC has examined current evidence to provide recommendations for management of the opioid overdose patien...

Activated charcoal shortage: update for health-care providers

January 23, 2018

The activated charcoal shortage continues to present challenges in the care of the poisoned patient. Please read this letter from Dr. Margaret Thompson...