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Advocacy in Action…

Here are some examples of MSOT advocacy efforts as represented by the media.

Some Manitobans will pay out-of-pocket for physiotherapy starting this fall: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-physiotherapy-occupational-therapy-payments-1.4200596

Therapists to be laid off, patients to lose coverage: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/dozens-and-dozens-of-therapists-expected-to-lose-jobs-with-wrha-cuts-434160453.html

Association decries WRHA move to axe occupational therapy director: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/occupational-therapy-director-cut-winnipeg-1.4202970

‘You’re picking on the sick people:’ Patient, therapist question occupational therapy cut: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/occupational-therapy-cut-opposed-winnipeg-1.4204751

 

WAYNE GLOWACKI / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS</p><p>Alana Maertins, President of the Manitoba Society of Occupational Therapists, says some of her members will lose their jobs as a result of yesterday’s WRHA announcement.</p>

Former MSOT President, Alana, speaking the the Winnipeg Free Press