Mission, Vision and Values

The Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority mission, vision and values were developed in 2001 as part of the first GASHA Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan was developed through consultation with stakeholders in the GASHA community: health care workers, volunteers, consumers and community partners.

Our Mission:

Working together to improve the health of individuals and communities through the provision of integrated health care services and the promotion of health.

Our Vision:

Healthier people in communities working together for wellness, contributing to a healthier environment. A stable, sustainable, integrated system that provides quality services to individuals, families and communities.

Our Values:

Equality: Health for all.

Respect: We believe in the dignity and worth of all individuals and we honour the contributions of our diverse communities.

Collaboration: We work together as informed partners to achieve improved services, better population health and healthier communities.

Accountability: Collective responsibility for our actions. We are accountable for plans and decisions that are evidence-based.

Excellence: We commit to excellence and innovation in health service delivery, health education and health promotion.