Ombudsman has power to investigate at hospital

Ontario's Ombudsman can now look into complaints at the hospital in Iroquois Falls.
Normally Ombudsman Andre Marin does not have jurisdiction over hospitals in Ontario, but that changes when the government takes direct control of Anson General Hospital. Hal Fjeldsted, former president and CEO of Kirkland and District Hospital, has been appointed as the hospital's supervisor, reporting directly to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care. (Google)

Ontario's Ombudsman can now look into complaints at the hospital in Iroquois Falls.

Anson General has been under scrutiny this year after allegations of fraud by CEO Bruce Peterkin and questions about the board's ability to govern competently.

The province has appointed an interim supervisor to oversee operations, Hal Fjeldsted, who reports directly to the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care. 

Normally Ombudsman Andre Marin does not have jurisdiction over hospitals in Ontario, but that changes when the government takes direct control of the hospital.

 Marin does have jurisdiction over the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.