News Haliburton Highland Health Services face physician recruiting faces challenges; uncertainty over funding from province SHARE ON: Kenny Trenton, contributor, Saturday, May. 27th, 2017 H.H.H.S. President and C.E.O. Carolyn Plummer. May 27, 2017. Photo: Supplied by Kenny Trenton/93.5 Moose FM/Vista Radio It was a great year for Haliburton Highlands Health Services, but there are challenges going forward. C.E.O. Carolyn Plummer says that she is glad Ontario’s budget is giving a two percent increase to small hospitals. However, Plummer says she is not sure how much provincial funding available for other services. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Carolyn-1.mp3 She adds that bringing physicians to the area, and retaining them is a team effort. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Carolyn-2.mp3 She also explains that they don’t only need physicians on the family health team. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Carolyn-4.mp3 Plummer also mentioned physician recruitment is a challenge for all small communities, but they did recently add a new physician.