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|Coordination Of Inter-Jurisdiction Involvement Review Procedure |
This Memorandum of Understanding between ACT Health and Greater Southern Area Health Service (2005-2008) sets out the procedures for the co-ordination of inter-jurisdictional adverse events that involve ACT Health and the GSAHS. These may occur either in the ACT or in GSAHS-managed South Eastern New South Wales. By agreeing on a joint approach to the co-ordination of inter-jurisdictional adverse events, the ACT Health/GSAHS MoU assures staff and consumers that both ACT Health and the GSAHS are endeavouring to provide optimal outcomes for consumers.
|Coordination Of Inter-Jurisdiction Involvement Review Procedure (PDF File 90k)|
|Coronial Business In Act Health Management - Framework|
The Framework for the Management of Coronial Business in ACT Health outlines a systematic approach to managing the provision of information to the Coroners Office and a process for monitoring the implementation of Coronial Findings and Recommendations. The Framework clearly outlines roles and responsiblities for key stakeholders, and divides the management of Coronial Business into five stages, illustrating how each stage works.
|Framework For The Management Of Coronial Business In Act Health (PDF File 558k)|
|Corporate Governance Statement|
Corporate governance is the way an organisation manages its business, makes its decisions and relates to its stakeholders. It includes the organisation's structures, culture, policies and processes. In the Health Directorate, corporate governance arrangements underpin and are integrated with clinical goveranance and professional governance proceses to ensure that the organisation does what it should.
|Dgd12-002 - Corporate Governance Statement (PDF File 3303k)|
|Corporate Plan 2012-2017 - Act Health|
The ACT Government Health Directorate Corporate Plan (2012-2017) provides direction to the Health Directorate's Business Units to achieve the overarching organisational vision and corporate values. The Plan builds on existing and new plans being developed to provide an organisational framework to prioritise our efforts over the next five years. We aim to deliver better service to our Government to meet the needs of the community and to our community on behalf of our Government.
|Corporate Plan 2012-2017 (PDF File 142k)|
|Data Quality Policy|
The primary purpose of the Data Quality Policy is to ensure that quality data are available to inform and support ACT Health policy and program delivery with the aim to provide highest quality of care and safety of ACT Health clients. This data quality policy derives from the current ACT Health organisational standards and complies with nationally acceptable practices and legislation.
|Data Quality Policy (PDF File 50k)|
|Data Release Policy|
The Data Release Policy provides a framework for ACT Health staff to ensure that all data released is done so with regard to all relevant Government legislation, ACT Health policies and standards, and ensures that the privacy and confidentiality of the individual(s)/organisations(s) is retained.
|Data Release Policy (PDF File 240k)|
|Diabetes Services Strategic Plan 2008-2012|
The Diabetes Services Strategic Plan 2008-2012 sets the strategic direction for the provision of diabetes services in the ACT into the future.
|Diabetes Services Strategic Plan 2008-2012 (PDF File 769k)|
|Digital Health Enterprise Technology Strategy And Implementation Plan|
The Digital Health Enterprise (DHE) technology strategy and implementation plan outlines how technology will support and enable ACT Health’s transformation programme (Your health – our priority). The transformation programme is developing new service delivery methods and models so that ACT Health can continue providing quality health services in an environment of rapidly rising demand. The transformation programme encompasses new models of care, new and refurbished facilities, workforce planning and enhanced technology capabilities.
|Digital Health Enterprise Technology Strategy And Implementation Plan And Appendices (PDF File 13508k)|
|Discharge Planning Policy|
This policy document provides ACT Health services with a framework for shaping discharge planning practices. It is based on current best practice and articulates the need for streamlined, consistent and recognisable processes, documentation and consumer information across the health portfolio.
|Discharge Planning Policy (PDF File 63k)|
|Early Childhood National Agenda|
This consultation paper proposes a framework for a National Agenda for Early Childhood. It acknowledges that if we truly want to make a difference over the long term, we must have a sustainable approach to improving the health and wellbeing of Australian children, a concerted effort across government, and within the service system based on sound evidence.
|Early Childhood National Agenda (PDF File 951k)|
|Elder Mistreatment – - A Resource Guide For Home And Community Care Service Providers |
A resource guide to provide practical guidance to Home & Community Care (HACC) service providers who encounter situations involving the mistreatment or abuse of older people living in the ACT.
|Elder Mistreatment - A Resource Guide For Home And Community Care Service Providers (PDF File 974k)|
|Elective Surgery Access Policy|
The Elective Surgery Access Policy 2011 has been developed to promote clinically appropriate, consistent and equitable management of elective patients and waiting lists in public hospitals in the ACT. Hospitals must actively manage in compliance with the policy.
|Elective Surgery Access Policy 2011 (PDF File 427k)|