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Newfoundland and Labrador government appoints five to Central Health board of trustees

Two independent investigations into Central Health's administration were announced in the same week after complaints from staff about alleged mismanagement and unfair treatment.
There are five new people on the Central Health board of trustees.

There are new members of the Central Health Regional Health Authority board of trustees.

As of Oct. 18, the provincial appointed the five people the board. They are Maisie Clarke, David Oxford, Hector Pearce, Jennifer Whelan and Judy White. They were appointed for three-year terms.

“The Department of Health and Community Services is extremely pleased to welcome five new community leaders to Central Health’s Board of Trustees. Each member brings experiences that are crucial to helping the health authority achieve its mandate of providing quality services to the region. Thank you for your willingness to serve," said John Haggie, minister of health and community services, in a prepared release.

The appoints of the five come after recommendations by the Independent Appointments Commission.

“We are pleased to welcome our newest Board members. Their addition will help to strengthen the oversight and governance of Central Health. Together, they bring unique talents and perspectives to our Board, and we look forward to working together in the coming years," said Central Health board of trustees chairman Don Sturge.
 

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