Mission, Vision and Strategic Plan

Values and Strategic Plan

The vision, mission and values statements of Northern Health are part of our Strategic Plan 2020 to 2023.


Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations.


Through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations, we provide exceptional health services for Northerners.


Value statements guide decisions and actions.

We will succeed in our work through:

  • Empathy - Seeking to understand each individual's experience.
  • Respect - Accepting each person as a unique individual.
  • Collaboration - Working together to build partnerships.
  • Innovation - Seeking creative and practical solutions.

Strategic priorities

Priority 1: Healthy people in healthy communities
Northern Health will partner with communities to support people to live well and prevent disease and injury.

Priority 2: Coordinated and accessible services
Northern Health will provide health services based in a Primary Care Network with a link to specialized and acute services. These services will support people and their families over the lifespan, from staying healthy, to living well with disease and injury, to end-of-life care.

Priority 3: Quality
Northern Health will improve continuously.

Priority 4: Our people
Northern Health will provide a positive, dynamic environment where staff and physicians make a difference for the people we serve.

Priority 5: Communications, technology, and infrastructure
Northern Health will advance communications, technology, and infrastructure.