PAs are coming to Manitoba

WINNIPEG – Manitoba is hiring 50 new health-care professionals to help lighten the workload of family doctors so they are able to see more patients. Health Minister Erin Selby says nurse practitioners and physician assistants will help the province reach its goal of a family doctor for every Manitoban by 2015. The first of 14 ”My Health Teams”, which bring together various physical and mental health professionals to provide collaborative care and prevention, will be established in Steinbach this spring. … suite