Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and well-being for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 17 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.
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Quality healthcare that Queenslanders value.
To provide leadership and direction for the public health system, and create an environment that encourages innovation and improvement in the delivery of health services.
Caring for people
We will show due regard for the contribution and diversity of all staff and treat all patients and consumers, carers and their families with professionalism and respect.
We will exercise leadership in the delivery of health services and in the broader health system by communicating vision, aligning strategy with delivering outcomes, taking responsibility, supporting appropriate governance and demonstrating commitment and consideration for people.
Working collaboratively and respectfully with other service providers and partners is fundamental to our success.
Accountability, efficiency and effectiveness
We will measure and communicate our performance to the community and governments. We will use this information to inform ways to improve our services and manage public resources effectively, efficiently and economically.
We value creativity. We are open to new ideas and different approaches and seek to continually improve our services through our contributions to, and support of, evidence, innovation and research.
We recognise that Queenslanders trust us to act in their interests at all times. To fulfil our mission and sustain this trust we will contribute directly to achieving four of the five Queensland Government objectives for the community:
Queensland Health's strategic outcomes for the health system and health services are:
To find out more, read the Queensland Health Strategic Plan 2012-2016 (PDF 353kB)
Lawrence Springborg, Minister for Health, Member for Southern Downs
Dr Tony O'Connell, Director-General, Department of Health