It was a roller-coaster of a year for Georgian Bay General Hospital. The Midland hospital had three different CEOs, underwent major renovations to the emergency department, launched a gynecological and obstetrics clinic and announced plans for a new mental-health wing.
In January, longtime CEO Karen McGrath left. John Kurvink took over on an interim basis and held the position until May. He passed the reigns off to Paul Davies, who held the interim title until Gail Hunt took over in September.
Hunt settled into the new role, while also getting up to speed on the many significant projects the hospital has on the go.
“The turnover has been difficult on the staff. We are trying to build up some trust, listen to what is going on and support them how…