We are partners in the care of the people of the Hunter and New England regions and share a common goal – to support our people in managing their health and wellness proactively, effectively and efficiently.
No single organisation can create large-scale, lasting improvements to the health of our communities alone
We recognise that integrated care relies on a connected health system that puts the patient first and is organised around their needs. We know that no single organisation alone can create large-scale, lasting improvements to the health of our communities.
With this in mind, we have formed a collective aimed at improving the health of Hunter and New England communities, through:
transforming healthcare services and supporting clinical decision making and the shifting of activities
closer to patients
making, and assisting parties in our collective to make strategic health care decisions on a “whole-of system” basis
providing leadership within our health community
assessing the needs of our populations
planning health services in our Region, to make the best use of health resources
balancing a focus on the highest priority needs areas in our communities, while ensuring appropriate care across all our populations
establishing new ways of working to develop, deliver and monitor health services
informing our communities and stakeholders of our performance in achieving our objectives
strong translational research and evaluation that delivers an evidence based approach to integrated care
contributing to the international literature around integrated care.