The Manitoba government is committing $510,000 annually for the operating costs of a new specialized MRI at CancerCare Manitoba (CCMB) to provide Manitobans with the best available evidence-based clinical care radiation treatment.
More Manitoban seniors can look forward to accessible housing options in their communities as the Manitoba government advances to the planning stages for new personal care homes.
The Manitoba government looks forward to welcoming hundreds of qualified internationally educated health-care professionals after nearly 90 per cent of candidates offered jobs during a recent recruitment mission to the Philippines accepted positions across the province.
Manitoba Health advises that a cluster of whooping cough (pertussis) has now been declared as an outbreak in Southern Health-Santé Sud, as cases continue to be reported. As of June 23, 154 confirmed or probable cases have been reported to Manitoba Health since January, with 152 of them reported from Southern Health-Santé Sud.
The Manitoba government has officially opened the state-of-the-art operating room at Concordia Hospital in Winnipeg that will increase capacity by up to 1,000 inpatient and same-day hip and knee replacement procedures per year as part of its ongoing commitment to expand care options for Manitobans who need hip and knee surgeries.
Manitoba Health is advising parents and caregivers of babies affected by a countrywide supply disruption that new brands of safe, nutritious baby formula may now be available.
A Joint Nursing Council with representatives from Manitoba’s health-system employers and the Manitoba Nurses Union (MNU) will work together to identify and implement initiatives that will improve working condition for Manitoba nurses.
The Manitoba government is now accepting applications for the new $12.6-million hearing aid program that will provide funding assistance to eligible Manitoba seniors who need hearing aids.
The Manitoba government has provided patients with more than 72,300 additional diagnostic and surgical procedures, ensuring more Manitobans are getting care faster with increased capacity in a stronger, more resilient public health system.