Horizon Health Network

Horizon Health Network is one of two health authorities in the Canadian province of New Brunswick, the other being Vitalité Health Network.

Horizon Health Network
Health Care
IndustryHealth care
FoundedSeptember 1, 2008
FounderGovernment of New Brunswick
HeadquartersFredericton, New Brunswick
Area served
New Brunswick
Key people
Minister of Health
Health Board
President & CEO
Number of employees
13,000 (2010)

Horizon Health Network delivers medical care on behalf of the Government of New Brunswick to the central and southern portions of the province through 12 hospitals and 28 health centres/clinics while providing a variety of programs and services.

Horizon Health Network is headquartered in Fredericton, NB.


Horizon Health Network operates the following hospitals:

Former health authorities

Horizon Health Network was established by the provincial government effective September 1, 2008 through the dissolution and merger of the following health authorities:

  • South-East Regional Health Authority
  • River Valley Health
  • Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation
  • Miramichi Regional Health Authority


Quick facts

  • Horizon Health serves the province of New Brunswick but through inter-provincial agreements, also provides referral services for part of northeastern Nova Scotia (Cumberland County) as well as Prince Edward Island
  • One of the largest employers in New Brunswick
  • A $1 billion plus organization
  • Approximately 13,000 staff members and 1,000 physicians
  • Over 100 facilities, clinics and offices
  • 3,500 volunteers, auxiliary and alumnae members
  • 20 foundations
  • 19 auxiliaries and alumnae[2]

Statistics (2010–2011)

Number of:

  • medical residents - 300
  • hospitals - 12
  • hospital beds - 1,600
  • admissions - 55,000 (acute, rehab and chronic)
  • inpatient days - 580,000 (acute, rehab and chronic)
  • surgeries completed per year - 45,000
  • births - 5,400[2]


  1. "NHS Heroes". Tuesday, 6 December 2016
  2. "Horizon Health Network - Quick Facts". En.horizonnb.ca. Retrieved 2012-01-26.
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