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Our Vision & Values

Our Vision

Caring for our communities - Healthier Together

Our Values

Our values guide how we work and support us to achieve our goals. They are:

  • Compassion – We engage with others and demonstrate empathy, care, kindness, support and understanding.
  • Integrity – We are open, honest, approachable, equitable and consistent in everything we do.
  • Dignity – We treat others with respect, display reasonableness and take pride in what we do.
  • Innovation – We embrace change and strive to know more, learn more and do better.
  • Courage - We respectfully question for clarity and have the strength and confidence to Speak Up.

Darling Downs Health provides public hospital and healthcare services to nearly 300,000 people from 29 facilities, which includes one large regional referral hospital, one extended inpatient mental health service, three medium sized regional hub hospitals, twelve rural hospitals, three multipurpose health services, three community outpatient clinics and six residential aged care facilities. Darling Downs Health also has a learning, research and innovation role. Darling Downs Health partners with a number of tertiary education institutions to provide undergraduate and postgraduate clinical placements.

The Darling Downs Health region is a large and diverse geographic area covering some 90,000 square kilometres. We are one of the largest employers in the region, employing more than 5,000 people, and managing a budget of more than $750 million annually.

Last updated: 11 October 2019