The Manitoba government will spend $11.9 million to replace aging diagnostic equipment, some of that in Westman.
Equipment purchases will include:
• A gamma camera at Brandon Regional Health Centre;
• Conventional radiographic systems in Glenboro, Flin Flon and Minnedosa;
• Radiography suites in Eriksdale and Neepawa;
• New computed radiography equipment which enhances X-ray machines in Dauphin and Swan River;
• A multi-detector scanner, portable ultrasound machine and dual-detector radiography suite with ceiling-mounted patient lift at Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre;
• A CT scanner and C-arm at Concordia Hospital;
• A CT scanner at Misericordia Health Centre;
• A mass spectrometer and portable ultrasound scanner at St. Boniface General Hospital;
• An ultrasound scanner at Victoria General Hospital; and
• A high-resolution digital ultrasound system at St. Boniface Cancer Care.
Health Minister Erin Selby made the announcement Wednesday.
» Brandon Sun