Health Records

The CancerCare Manitoba Health Records Department manages patient health information as set out by the Personal Health Information Act of Manitoba. The Health Records Department is responsible for ensuring all patient hardcopy health records are kept secure, up-to-date, protected and accessible for patient care, administration, and research.

The Health Records Department supports research by providing investigators hardcopy with:

Our office is open Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 17:00 hours.

In order to obtain access to patient hardcopy health records, investigators must first receive approval from the CancerCare Manitoba Research Resource Impact Committee (RRIC). You will be required to:

CCMB Research Fees

Booking Workstations for Chart Review

Workstations in Health Records (ON 2092) are available to accommodate Researchers review of electronic and hardcopy patient charts on approved research studies.

Please contact File Control Services in Health Records to;
  1. Advise of study approval or produce the letter
  2. Coordinate the pulling of their approved study charts to allow for a timely review for the agreed date/time
  3. To book a workstation in ON2101c, our study, research area

The workstations are available Monday to Friday 08:00 - 17:00 hrs.

To book a workstation, please contact the File Control Clerk at 204-787-4017.

Access to Electronic Records

For more information about how to access patient hardcopy health records for approved research purposes, contact the Medical Legal Correspondent at (204) 787-2266 or email to to arrange a meeting.