As you may have seen in recent media reports, the Manitoba government, in consultation with STARS, has made a decision to temporarily place the Winnipeg base out of service. This has been done to allow the government to conduct a review of an interhospital transport mission that occurred on Thursday, November 28th.
The care and safety of our patients is our top priority, and maintaining a culture of open and honest reporting when incidents occur is essential to our continued quality patient care.
We will continue to work proactively with the Manitoba government to review the case and look forward to the base returning to service in the near future. Our other bases in Alberta and Saskatchewan are not affected and will continue to operate as normal.
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