Board Policies

Table of Contents

1.10 - Mission Vision and Values

1.30 - Strategic Planning

1.40 - Performance Monitoring

2.10 - CEO and COPS Selection and Succession Planning

2.20 - CEO Direction and Delegation of Authority

2.30 - CEO and COPS Performance Management and Evaluation

2.35 - CEO and COPS Compensation
   
2.40 - COPS Direction and Delegation of Authority
   
3.10 - Health and Safety
   
3.20 - Environmental Stewardship

3.30 - Quality

3.40 - Risk Management

3.45 - Research Projects

3.60 - Whistle Blower

3.70 - Ethics

3.90 - Patient and Family Complaints and Concerns

4.10 - Resource Planning

4.40 - Financial Condition

4.50 - Asset Protection

4.60 - Investments
  
4.70 - Procurement and Spending Authority
   
4.75 - Expense Reimbursement
   
4.77 - Perquisites
   
4.80 - Hospital Borrowing
  
5.10 - Principles of Governance Board Accountability
   
5.15 - Roles and Responsibilities of the Board
   
5.20 - Roles and Responsibilities as an Elected and Ex-Officio Director
   
5.25 - Director Declaration
   
5.27 - Non-Director Committee Member Declaration
   
5.30 - Participation of Non-Directors at Board Meetings
   
5.40 - Terms of Reference - Medical Advisory Committee
   
5.40 - Terms of Reference - Executive Committee
   
5.40 - Terms of Reference - Governance and Nominating Committee
   
5.40 - Terms of Reference - Joint Conference Committee
   
5.40 - Terms of Reference - Quality Committee
   
5.40 - Terms of Reference - Resource Utilization and Audit Committee
   
5.45 - Board Chair Position Description
   
5.50 - Board Vice-Chair Position Description
   
5.55 - Board Treasurer Position Description

5.60 - Board Committee Chair Position Description
   
5.65 - Non-Director Committee Members
   
5.70 - Nominations Process
   
5.75 - Code of Conduct

5.80 - Board Orientation

5.85 - Board Annual Goals and Workplans

5.86 - Board Evaluation

5.90 - Board Development and Education

5.95 - Meetings without Management 

5.100 - Open Board Meetings

5.105 - Director and Non-Director Committee Member Expense Reimbursement

6.10 - Community Engagement
  
6.20 - Service Integration Planning

6.30 - Community Advisory Panels

6.50 - Freedom of Information - Delegation of Authority and Oversight

Maps & Directions

Bluewater Health’s programs and services are distributed across two locations, Bluewater Health in Sarnia and Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital of Bluewater Health in Petrolia. 

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Emergency Care

Bluewater Health’s Emergency Department (ED) provides safe, quality emergency nursing and medical care to patients.

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Locate a Patient

Find or contact a patient by telephone, email or e-card.

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Compliments & Concerns

We are always looking for ways to improve, and welcome your questions, comments, suggestions and concerns. If you’re in hospital, please speak to the hospital staff.

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