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February 2017

This document presents the results for 16 (of 56) indicators from the 2016 edition of the New Brunswick Hospital Patient Care Experience Survey. The results are presented at the provincial, hospital and regional health authority levels. The document focuses on the indicators that measure overall satisfaction, cleanliness and preferred language of service.

December 2016

This document reports on multiyear trends regarding the health of New Brunswick children and youth. The report focuses on four priority areas: improving mental health; achieving healthy weights; preventing injuries and achieving tobacco-free living. The report also highlights the importance of adequate sleep to improve all four priority areas and overall wellbeing. The final section provides some thoughts on future areas of action to help children and youth and improve our measuring and understanding of data.

December 2016

Encouraging adequate sleep can have a beneficial effect on the health of children and youth in the priority areas of mental health, healthy weights, injury prevention and tobacco-free living.

October 2016

This report assesses the current status of the New Brunswick health system’s efforts in terms of prevention or management of chronic health conditions. The report describes key elements for optimal quality of service and analyzes several indicators to provide an understanding of the current quality of service with an emphasis on efficiency and effectiveness.

June 2016

The Cost of Chronic Health Conditions to New Brunswick provides a specific illustration of the sustainability challenge to New Brunswick's health system. The increasing prevalence of multiple chronic health conditions is a significant contributor to New Brunswick’s rising health system costs, and current resource allocations are unlikely to reduce the increase. This will require an emphasis on comprehensive community health services and targeted, sustainable multi-year funding growth. These elements will provide the necessary support for better prevention and management of chronic health conditions.

April 2016
The Population Health Snapshot seeks to inform citizens, communities, and organizations about their health status with respect to the population in which they live.

March 2016

This report presents the results of the NBHC's home care survey, which seeks to provide baseline data that can help decision-makers establish benchmarks for New Brunswick and monitor quality improvement initiatives over time.

 

October 2015

This brief looks at variability in health service quality in the province and describes the need for an effective provincial accountability framework.

New Brunswick Student Wellness Survey: Kindergarten to Grade 5 - 2013-2014
September 2015

These fact sheets present results from the New Brunswick Student Wellness Survey - Kindergarten to Grade 5, which examines the health and wellness attitudes and behaviours of students in kindergarten to grade 5. The survey is an initiative of the Department of Social Development in cooperation with the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. The NBHC did the data collection and analysis.

Fact sheets:



July 2015

This brief summarizes key elements for multi-year integrated planning toward a sustainable health system.

February 2015
This report presents the results of the NBHC's 2014 primary health survey, which aims to understand New Brunswickers' experiences with primary health services at the community level.

2011 results:
Four key health areas for children and youth
November 2014
These four fact sheets outline four key areas affecting the health of children and youth in New Brunswick. The key areas are aligned with the population health priorities that were outlined in the NBHC’s 2011 Recommendations to the Minister of Health.

November 2014
This annual report, based on the Child and Youth Rights and Well-being Framework, is a provincial monitoring tool that seeks to improve the well-being of all children and youth in New Brunswick.

New Brunswick Student Wellness Survey: Grades 6 to 12 - 2012-2013
June 2014
These fact sheets present results from the New Brunswick Student Wellness Survey, which examines the health and wellness attitudes and behaviours of students in grades 6 to 12. The survey is an initiative of the Department of Healthy and Inclusive Communities in cooperation with the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. The NBHC did the data collection and analysis.

Fact sheets:


Further breakdown of the data is available here:


The following fact sheet was developed in collaboration with the NB Anti-Tobacco Coalition:



March 2014

This document is the report of an evaluation by the NBHC to assess the delivery of services for patients with diabetes in New Brunswick.

November 2013

This report presents the outcomes of a series of nine dialogue sessions, entitled "Living Healthy, Aging Well", organized by the NBHC in collaboration with the Department of Healthy and Inclusive Communities.

November 2013
The Hospital Patient Care Experience report presents the results from NBHC's acute care survey, including comparisons between 2013 and 2010 survey results.

June 2013

The Canadian Institute of Actuaries, in conjunction with the NBHC, conducted a study on future healthcare expenses and resources needs in New Brunswick.

Attachment: An Actuarial Model for Projecting Future Health Care Costs - A CIA/NBHC Joint Project

March 2013

This document was developed to clarify expectations for New Brunswick's health system partners based on defined roles and responsibilities.

December 2012

This report showcases what citizens said during a series of nine dialogue sessions organized by the NBHC in collaboration with the Department of Health.

October 2011
In the fall of 2011, the NBHC set out to engage young adults in a constructive dialogue on health in order to get a sense of the personal health behaviours and service utilization patterns of young adults.
January 2011

This report is the NBHC's first recommendations to the New Brunswick Minister of Health, representing key steps in moving towards a sustainable publicly-funded health care system.

June 2010

This report was prepared to help interested stakeholders better appreciate the sustainability challenge of New Brunswick's health care system.