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Terms of reference released for external review of N.L.’s Central Health

Two independent investigations into Central Health's administration were announced in the same week after complaints from staff about alleged mismanagement and unfair treatment.
The terms of reference for an external review of Central Health were released today, Feb. 15. - Clarence Ngoh

Staff, physicians, patients and residents in the Central Health region are being encouraged to provide input for the external review of the health authority.

The Department of Health and Community Services released the terms of reference for the review on Thursday, Feb. 15.

They are located on the department’s website at

The external review will be completed by Dr. Peter Vaughan.

It will focus on the effectiveness of the current governance, senior management and clinical management of the organization.

Input can be emailed to

It can also be sent by regular mail to Central Health Review 2018, c/o Department of Health and Community Services, P.O. Box 8700, 1st Floor, West Block, Confederation Building, 100 Prince Philip Drive, St. John’s, N.L., A1B 4J6.

input will be provided directly to Vaughan to help inform his review.

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