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Central Health CEO resigns

Rosemarie Goodyear, CEO of Central Health, has resigned, a week after Health Minister Dr. John Haggie ordered an external review of Central Health. This was followed by a separate investigation announced by the provincial Office of the Citizen’s Representative in the same week. — Clarence Ngoh/The Beacon
Central Health president and CEO Rosemarie Goodyear has resigned a week after Health Minister John Haggie ordered an external review of central Newfoundland's health authority, followed by a separate investigation announced by the provincial Office of the Citizen's Representative

Rosemarie Goodyear steps down following announcement of two separate investigations into health authority

GANDER, NL – Central Health president and CEO Rosemarie Goodyear has resigned her position a week after Health Minister John Haggie and the provincial Office of the Citizen’s Representative ordered two separate reviews of the health authority.
Central Health’s board of directors issued a release Feb. 12 announcing the resignation, stating the health authority will not be providing further comment.

The Department of Health and Community Services stated an interim CEO will be announced in the coming weeks. 

“Recruitment for a new CEO will be completed through the legislated merit-based appointment process by the Independent Appointments Commission,” according to the statement.

More to come.

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clarence.ngoh@ganderbeacon.ca

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