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HHHS lead goes on medical leave, interim President and CEO named 

Haliburton Highlands Health Services (HHHS) has named an interim President and CEO. 

Officials say effective immediately, Veronica Nelson has taken over the role from Carolyn Plummer, as Plummer starts a medical leave of absence. They addals say Nelson will be responsible for all aspects of the role during Plummer’s absence and will work closely with the Board of Directors and HHHS leadership team. 

“HHHS and RMH are both organizations that mean a great deal to me,” says Nelson. “I am excited to bring my skillset and experience to working with the HHHS Board of Directors and team members throughout the organization. I know how incredibly important HHHS and its services are to patients, residents, clients, and the community.” 

Nelson is the current Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay and was previously a radiation technologist at HHHS. Nelson also co-leads the Kawartha Lakes Haliburton Ontario Health Team, and formerly served as Ross Memorial’s interim President and CEO. 

“The HHHS Board of Directors would like to thank CEO Plummer for her hard work and dedication, particularly during the past few months, and we recognize the importance of looking after her health. We wish her all the best as she addresses her medical issues,” says HHHS Board Chair David O’Brien, adding the organization has the “utmost confidence” in Nelson’s ability to fill the role. 

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