At a glance

Facts about Eastern Health

(2021-22 fiscal year)

  • Approximately 313,000 people reside in the Eastern Health region.
  • Our annual budget is of about $1.7 CAD billion.
  • Our workforce is composed of approximately:
      • 13,462 employees,
      • 202[1] volunteers contributing a total of 12,555 hours, and
      • 721 physicians, of whom 245 are salaried physicians.
  • We reach approximately 510,000 individuals through our tertiary-level programs, some of which are province-wide, as well as through services to the people of Saint Pierre-et-Miquelon.

[1] Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the majority of volunteer activities were suspended in March 2020. Throughout the 2021-2022 year a small number of volunteer roles were permitted to resume.

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Last updated: 2022-09-29