Province to appoint supervisor to oversee Brockville General

Kingston, ON, Canada / CKWS TV
Province to appoint supervisor to oversee Brockville General

A provincially appointed supervisor will soon takeover operations at Brockville General Hospital to help it get out of a financial mess.

Earlier this month, the BGH board borrowed $5.3 million from the South East LHIN to cover a budget shortfall.

The amount is in addition to a $4.3 million deficit.

Queen’s Park informed the hospital board on Monday of its decision and the board issued a written statement on the matter this morning.

In the statement, the board says it will cooperate fully with the supervisor as a plan is developed to get the hospital back on track financially.

It’s not known exactly when the supervisor will start.

 

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