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Province to spend $5.2 million on dialysis services

Colton Praill / Global News

The Manitoba government says it will be spending more for dialysis services.

Nearly $5.2 million is going to expand dialysis spaces in Winnipeg, Thompson, Hodgson, Pine Falls, Winkler and Portage la Prairie.

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Funding is also to be used to expand home dialysis treatments. Premier Brian Pallister says the money provides life-saving care to Manitobans in need, when and where they need it the most.

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