HR planning often missing in health sector

By Asha Tomlinson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/02/2002

Lack of time, lack of staff availability and cost, these are the obstacles stopping health-care agencies from implementing strategic human resources activities, a report exploring Ontario’s non-hospital health-care labour market states.

Around 60 per cent of agencies said they engage in strategic HR planning. Of the 40 per cent that don’t, some HR strategies are in place, such as performance appraisals, continued quality improvement planning, re-evaluation of HR practices and exit interviews. The

Health Care Labour Market Survey