93 Health Positions Cut across the Province #nlpoli

The Provincial Government announced today that 93 health positions will be cut across the province.

Of those 93, Thirty-seven are currently vacant.

This cut is expected to save about $7.6 million annually in salaries and benefits.

46 positions will be cut from Eastern Health, 19 from Central Health, Western Health will lose 20, Labrador Grenfell Health will shed 8, while 6 will be cut from NLCHI.

There will be 4 new positions created in Central Health, and one new position for both Western Health and Labrador Grenfell Health.