1. The person is the centre of our
planning and delivery of services
and in all we say and do.
- Improve population health by promoting healthier lifestyles; access to care and targeted screening.
- Improve diagnosis and management of chronic conditions.
- Develop supports to assist people to recover at home.
- Improve access to acute and specialist care across secondary, tertiary and quaternary care.
- Enhance patient centred care.
- Deliver services to meet the mental health needs of the population.
- Develop clinical plans and service models to meet specific health needs.
2. Clinical excellence and better health care
solutions for patients through redesign
and improvement, efficiency and quality.
- Continuously improve systems and processes to ensure quality and safety standards are met.
- Embed organisational strategies for workplace safety and business continuity.
- Align the medical, nursing and allied health workforce plans to ensure an appropriate fit, and one that best meets the needs of local people.
- Manage the clinical workforce in accordance with the capability frameworks.
- Promote the South West Hospital and Health Service successes broadly.
3. Sustainable resource and infrastructure
management, system planning
- Review the processes and function of decision making to ensure it aligns with contemporary standards and approaches.
- Enhance data collection and reporting.
- Ensure access to high level financial planning skills in order to provide a ten-year rolling financial plan which includes revenue generation and investment targets.
- Manage the life-cycle of assets and infrastructure.
- Reinvest retained earnings appropriately in the South West.
- Monitor and manage contracts and procurement for effective performance and delivery.
- Provide food services that meet state standards.
4. People feel empowered and
able to contribute.
- Support staff training and education.
- Encourage life-long learning.
- Engage with the workforce in an inclusive and effective manner.
- Implement strategic objectives through the organisation with a bottom up approach for best practice.
- Embed cultural capability by developing the knowledge, skills and behaviours of staff.
- Promote the South West Hospital and Health Service brand to be visible and identifiable.
- Encourage consumer feedback through the community advisory networks.
5. The effectiveness of our health services
is improved by the use of data
- Support and enable business service delivery through ICT.
- Support the workforce through the implementation of ICT solutions.
6. Stakeholders influence
all of our efforts.
- Work in partnership with communities and key stakeholders (including Primary Health Networks (PHN), Aboriginal Medical Services, local governments and non-government organisations) to plan, deliver and evaluate health services.