We've been hearing for months now that nurses working at some of the busiest hospitals in Manitoba are being forced to work long mandatory overtime shifts -- sometimes 16 hours in a row.
The Manitoba Legislative Assembly resumed session this week to an unexpected policy flip flop from Brian Pallister. He has hastily reversed his plan to bring in a carbon tax, scrapping two years of government planning and causing enormous uncertainty for Manitoba families and businesses.
Nearly one year since the Pallister government launched an all out attack on Manitoba’s healthcare system, wait times for emergency rooms have gotten worse.
This week Pallister released data on wait times for Winnipeg emergency rooms from the month of August. That release showed wait times in emergency departments across the city have increased since last fall.
Someone’s deleted a video that was publicly visible this week outlining deletions coming for nurses and staff at HSC and Children’s Hospital in the government’s next phase of health cuts and closures.
They probably deleted it because it contradicts what the government is saying.