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Our Accountabilities

As the largest integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador, Eastern Health serves a regional population of more than 300,000 and provides the full continuum of health and community services, including public health, long-term care, community services and hospital care.
 

A Regional Health Authority (RHA) is an administrative body that is responsible for the delivery, administration and assessment of health and community services in a specified area.
 
We are governed by the Regional Health Authorities Act, under the direction of the Minister of Health, and are accountable to:

promote and protect the health and well-being of our region 

assess health and community services needs on an ongoing basis 

develop objectives and priorities 


manage and allocate resources and funds 


collaborate with others to achieve priorities 


collect and analyze health data


keep the public informed 


monitor and evaluate success 


comply with directions from the Minister 

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Updated Jun 18, 2014