Media Statement : Respectful Workplaces - 15/06/2018

Central Health does not publicly comment on individual human resources matters, out of respect for privacy and personal information. However, it would like to affirm the health authority's commitment to providing a safe, supportive, and respectful work environment. 

There are established policies, processes, and people in place to address interpersonal situations including client complaints, workplace conflicts, performance accountability, and allegations of bullying and harassment. Training and interpersonal development sessions are also offered to all employees and physicians to help support a respectful workplace. 

Central Health's approach includes encouraging facilitated conversations, mediation, team development, and/or external investigation. Individuals are encouraged to actively participate.

On May 17, 2018 the Minister of Health and Community Services released a report following an external review of Central Health. Some of those recommendations focus on clinical management and relationships. Central Health supports the focus of the recommendations, and looks forward to working with the implementation committee. 

 

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Media contact:
Gaïtane Villeneuve
Director of Communications
gaitane.villeneuve@centralhealth.nl.ca
Cell 709.293.0542