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Department of Health strategic plan

The Department of Health Strategic Plan 2021–2025 (PDF 1933 kB) is a core planning document for the department.

It outlines the department's strategies for supporting the health and wellbeing of all Queenslanders.

Our vision

A world class health system for all Queenslanders.

Our purpose

To provide highly effective health system leadership.

Our challenges

  • A sustainable health system
  • Timely access to, and action on service quality and health outcome information
  • Preparedness for system-wide threats
  • Resource allocation to ensure the best and most equitable health outcomes for all Queenslanders
  • Focus, clarity and engagement on health system priorities
  • Capacity and capability of the department to achieve its goals

Our opportunities

  • Harnessing the power of clinician and consumer engagement and co-design
  • Driving health access and equity reform agenda
  • Enhancing networking and integration across the system
  • Enabling access and use of data and intelligence across the system
  • Effectively engaging, empowering and developing our workforce
  • Strengthening system foundations that enable better health system outcomes

Our objectives

  1. Protect the health of all Queenslanders through effectively planned and timely responses to system-wide threats
  2. Effective partnerships with Primary care and Queensland Ambulance Service to drive  co-designed models of care
  3. Support and advance our workforce
  4. Advance Health Equity for  First Nations people
  5. Health reform that plans for  a sustainable future
  6. Interconnected system governance that delivers the building blocks to support Hospital and Health Services

Previous strategic plans

Last updated: 6 July 2021