At Eastern Health, we believe in healthy people and healthy communities.Eastern Health is the largest integrated health organization in Atlantic Canada. We provide the full continuum of health services to a regional population of 290,000 and are responsible for a number of unique provincial programs. Our 12,500 health care and support services professionals believe in providing the best quality of care and health service delivery in our region and in the province. Eastern Health extends west from St. John's to Port Blandford and includes all communities on the Avalon, Burin and Bonavista Peninsulas.
Eastern Health also plays a major role in the training of the next generation of health professionals and in conducting vital health research.
Eastern Health operates 7 acute care facilities (hospitals), 6 community health centres, 12 long-term care facilities, the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre and the L.A. Miller Rehabilitation Centre.
- There are a total of 2,692 beds - 1,696 long-term care, 987 acute care and 9 observation/holding beds.
- The organization has community-based offices in 30 communities throughout the region: Bay Roberts, Bell Island, Bonavista, Burin, Carbonear, Clarenville, Come by Chance, Ferryland, Grand Bank, Harbour Grace, Heart's Delight, Holyrood, Lethbridge, Mount Carmel, Mount Pearl, Norman's Cove, Old Perlican, Placentia, Portugal Cove, St. Lawrence, St. Bernard's, St. Bride's, St. John's, St. Joseph's, St. Mary's, Trepassey, Torbay, Trinity, Whitbourne, and Witless Bay.
- Eastern Health serves 290,000 people within its region and provides high-level services to the entire province.
- We employ 12,000 health care professionals and support services personnel.
OUR VISION"Healthy People, Healthy Communities"
Our vision is rooted in the recognition that as an organization we must focus upon both individual and community approaches to health. Healthy communities enhance our prospect for individual health, and when individuals are healthy, communities are healthy. Eastern Health is committed to working with our partners towards our vision of "Healthy People, Healthy Communities".
OUR MISSIONBy March 31, 2011, Eastern Health will provide health and community services along an integrated continuum within both its regional and provincial mandates and available resources to improve the health of people and communities.
For more information, please visit www.easternhealth.ca