November 7, 2012
Simcoe, ON – Norfolk General Hospital has been awarded a Quality Health care Workplace Award at the Silver level. The award was presented at the HealthAchieve 2012 Convention at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.
“We are very encouraged to know that we are on the right track to providing an environment that maximizes the health and wellbeing of our staff, we know that this also leads to quality patient outcomes,” said Kelly Isfan, NGH president and CEO.
The Quality Health care Workplace Awards are a partnership between the OHA and the Ministry of Health’s, Health Force Ontario. The awards recognize efforts to improve the health care workplace and are designed to encourage self-evaluation, learning, and improvement.
“Please extend our congratulations to everyone at NGH on this significant achievement. We commend your organization for its commitment to ensuring a quality healthcare workplace,” stated Pat Campbell, president and CEO, Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) in a written acknowledgment.
A high caliber panel of quality workplace experts completed a rigorous assessment process when reviewing all the candidates, which focused on drivers of employee and organizational health. The OHA will provide additional feedback to all recipients later this month.
For more information:
President & CEO
Norfolk General Hospital
(519) 426-0130 Ext. 1228