Manitoba

Doctors ask province who to turn away if hospitals full

Manitoba physicians don't know who will be denied care if hospitals are overwhelmed, a confidential document shows.

Manitoba physicians in dark over pandemic planning, internal document shows

The 12-page report by Doctors Manitoba paints a picture of physicians feeling disrespected by an evasive government that focuses more on hospital equipment and supplies than it does staffing. (Darren Bernhardt/CBC)

Manitoba physicians don't know who will be denied care if hospitals are overwhelmed, and need clarification on the protocol for dealing with a care-home outbreak that requires rapid intervention, a confidential document shows.

Those are two concerns detailed in an internal report from Doctors Manitoba, which represents physicians in the province.

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