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Key Functions


Clinical Governance

  • Clinical governance and patient safety management
  • Clinical risk management
  • Clinical incident investigation and reporting
  • Patient complaints management


Operational Performance Management

  • Negotiation of the LHD's annual service agreement with the State
  • Operational performance management
  • Performance reporting
  • Emergency Department access, Predictable Surgery Program and patient-flow management


Clinical Services Development and Coordination

  • Clinical services development and networking with the LHD
  • Disaster response
  • Designated supra LHD clinical roles (eg, transfers to higher level care, trauma centre, ICU retrieval)
  • Designated state-wide clinical services


Financial Management

  • Budget allocation within the LHD
  • Finance and budget management
  • Revenue generation and management
  • Cash and liquidity management
  • LHD financial management reporting
  • Salary packaging marketing
  • Clinical product procurement advice



  • Recruitment
  • Staff performance and discipline
  • Grievance management
  • Employee Assistance Program management
  • Payroll monitoring and compliance
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Workers compensation claims management and return-to-work


Nursing and Midwifery

  • Nursing services management and deployment


Corporate Governance and Administration

  • Corporate Governance Statement
  • Local Health District Board secretariat services
  • Corporate governance
  • Risk management
  • Policy and standards management
  • Ministerial services
  • Records management
  • Internal audit (contract services from CSC)
  • Site and engineering services
  • Fleet management


Public Affairs

  • Community engagement
  • Internal communications and publications
  • Media and public relations



  • Clinical services planning for LHD
  • Corporate planning for LHD


Information Technology

  • Allocation of Clinical Support Division and Health Support Services functions between Southern NSW and Murrumbidgee LHDs to be finalised.
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