The Northern Health Region has released their five year strategic plan. Their Vice-President of Planning and Innovation Joy Tetlock says one of their strategic directions is to deliver accessible quality health services. She says it’s really around improving access and trying to bring services closer to home so we’re not having to leave the region in order to access services and they’re looking at doing that in quite a few different ways whether they’re bringing specialists into the region to provide services or whether they’re looking at developing new programs or services they can have within the region.
The other strategic directions are to improve population health, to be a sustainable and innovative organization and to be an employer of choice. Their complete plan can be viewed on their website www.northernhealthregion.ca.