The staffing challenges in allied health professions affect patient care.

The allied health sector’s growing vacancy rates have compromised patient services, creating
circumstances in which Manitobans find themselves waiting longer and travelling further from home to access the care they need. Here are some examples:

Soaring vacancy rates have resulted in unreasonable, prolonged levels of overtime, eroding morale, depleting resilience levels, and leading to burnout and attrition. Allied health professionals are also affected by significant wage disparity.