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Message from the Legislative Unit of Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living

An important milestone occurred on May 31, 2018 – the effective date of the regulation of registered nurses in Manitoba through The Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA).

Given that many health professionals continue to operate under their profession specific legislation – in our case, The Occupational Therapists Act – while audiologists, speech language pathologists and now registered nurses practise under the RHPA with a reserved act regime, it is important that you understand how your interactions may change and in what critical manner they should not.

To this end,  the Legislative Unit of Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living has prepared the following communication.