Your Primary Nurse

The Role of the Primary Nurse at CancerCare Manitoba

Primary nurses are one of the first contacts patients have with CancerCare Manitoba. Each patient at CancerCare Manitoba is under the care of at least one Disease Site Group (a care team dedicated to breast, prostate, head and neck for example) and primary nurses work within each group.

During the first clinic visit, patients are given the contact number for their primary nurse.

Primary nurses provide a variety of valuable services to the patient during their care at CancerCare Manitoba including:

Working in collaboration with the rest of the health care team, primary nurses ensure patients have the best care possible.