Health Sciences Centre (Winnipeg)
Coordinates: 49°54′14″N 97°09′35″W / 49.90389°N 97.15972°W / 49.90389; -97.15972
|Health Sciences Centre|
|Winnipeg Regional Health Authority|
|Location||820 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada|
|Care system||Public Medicare (Canada)|
|Affiliated university||University of Manitoba|
|Lists||Hospitals in Canada|
The Health Sciences Centre is the largest hospital in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It serves the residents of Northwest Ontario and Nunavut as both a teaching hospital and as a research centre. The Health Sciences Center is a tertiary care hospital, encompassing many different specialty medical services. The University of Manitoba has its Faculties of Medicine, Pharmacy and Dentistry, as well as Physiotherapy, Respiratory Therapy and Occupational Therapy, located on the 32 acres (13 ha) campus.
The Health Sciences Centre employs around 6000 people. A few other health related institutions are located adjacent to the hospital. The Cadham Provincial Laboratory is located next door to the hospital and is the main research and investigative arm of the government of Manitoba for infectious disease. The Canadian Blood Services main building is located across the street from the hospital.
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