July 27, 2022 – St. John’s, NL: Eastern Health, in partnership with the Newfoundland and Labrador Statistics Agency (NLSA), has launched its 2022 community health survey and is encouraging feedback from residents across the region. This survey is a part of the organization’s Community Health Assessment, an ongoing process undertaken to understand the health, strengths and needs of the overall population and communities we serve and to provide important information to help plan health services.
“The community health survey is an important tool for us at Eastern Health as it provides direct feedback from our patients and clients who use and access Eastern Health services,” said Judy O’Keefe, Vice President of Clinical Services at Eastern Health. “Eastern Health uses this feedback to help us plan services and set our goals to improve the health outcomes for our patients, clients and long-term care residents as well as the overall health-care needs of individuals within our communities.”
The NLSA will mail invitation letters with an electronic link to the survey to randomly selected residents across the Eastern Health region. Those who receive an invitation are encouraged to take the time to share their views and provide feedback about health and wellness in their communities. The information gathered from the public plays a critical role in helping Eastern Health to improve care, deliver services, and enhance the overall health of the population.
Any questions or concerns regarding the survey can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About Eastern Health
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees, over 700 medical staff, and is supported by approximately 2,000 volunteers, including members of numerous auxiliaries and fundraising foundations. With an annual budget of approximately $1.6 billion, the authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. Serving a population of over 300,000, Eastern Health’s geographic boundaries extend west from St. John’s to Port Blandford including all communities on the Avalon, Burin and Bonavista Peninsulas.