Revised / Public consultations on new provincial health plan announced

13 June 2012

Fredericton (GNB) – Public meetings will be held this month and next to engage New Brunswickers in shaping the vision of the next provincial health plan.

“Our government is committed to protecting the public health system that we all cherish, but to do that, we need a vision,” said Health Minister Madeleine Dubé. “That vision is the next provincial health plan. For the first time, New Brunswickers will have a voice in shaping that plan. Beginning next week, our government will hold meetings around the province to discuss the core issues facing our health-care system and to gather public input on how to improve health-care service delivery in our communities.”The following meetings will be held:

● Monday, June 18, Edmundston – Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre, 100 Rice St.
● Tuesday, June 19, Campbellton – Memorial Civic Centre, 44 Salmon Blvd.
● Thursday, June 21, Fredericton – Fredericton Convention Centre, 670 Queen St.
● Monday, June 25, Tracadie-Sheila – Deux Rivières Resort, 100 Deux Rivières St.
● Tuesday, June 26, Moncton – Delta Beauséjour, 750 Main St.
● Wednesday, June 27, Miramichi – Beaverbrook Kin Centre, 100 Newcastle Blvd.
● Thursday, June 28, Bathurst – Atlantic Host Hotel, 1450 Vanier Blvd.
● Tuesday, July 3, Saint John – Delta Brunswick, 39 King St.
● Thursday, July 5, Woodstock – Royal Canadian Legion, 109 Carleton St.
All of the sessons will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Information about registering is on the Department of Health website or by calling toll-free, 1-877-795-3789.

“I encourage those who wish to participate to attend one of these meetings,” said Dubé. “Our government values the input of New Brunswickers and looks forward to the contributions they will make to this important discussion on rebuilding health care in the province.”

The current plan, Transforming New Brunswick’s Health-care System: The Provincial Health Plan 2008-2012, is set to expire this calendar year. It outlines the strategic direction on providing health-care services in the province.


● Department of Health
● Transforming New Brunswick’s Health-care System: The Provincial Health Plan 2008-2012


Media Contact(s)
Jennifer Graham, communications, Department of Health, 506-444-3506.


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