News from 2017


More than 20 new physicians to begin practising in western Manitoba communities

September 29, 2017 by Province of Manitoba

Twenty-two new primary care physicians have been recruited and are starting to work in communities across the Prairie Mountain Health region, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today...

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Province invests in paramedic staffing positions in rural Manitoba, commits to implementation of 2013 provincial EMS review

June 29, 2017 by Province of Manitoba

BRANDON—The Manitoba government is making improvements to the province’s rural emergency medical services (EMS) including an investment of more than $1.7 million for enhanced paramedic staffing across three regional health authorities, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced here today...

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Province announces new provincial health organization with a focus on patient-centred planning

June 28, 2017 by Province of Manitoba

The Manitoba government is acting on the findings of numerous studies of the province’s health-care system and will establish a provincial health organization (PHO) to improve patient care and provide co-ordinated clinical and business support to the province’s regional health authorities, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today...

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