WACHS Strategic Directions 2015-2018

WACHS Strategic Directions 2015-2018: Healthier Country Communities through Partnership and Innovation builds on the achievements of the last decade. They detail our vision, purpose, values and guiding principles and are the blueprint for how we deliver services to clients, consumers and stakeholders over the next three years.

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Our Purpose

WACHS improves country people's health and wellbeing through access to quality services and by supporting people to look after their own health.

Our Vision

Healthier country communities through partnerships and innovation.

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Our Guiding Principles

  • Consumers first in all we do
          
  • Safe, high-quality services and information at all times

  • Care closer to home where safe and viable

  • Evidence based services

  • Partnerships and collaboration

Our Values

  • Community - Making a difference through teamwork, cooperation, a 'can do' attitude, and country hospitality

 

  • Compassion - Listening and caring with empathy, respect, courtesy and kindness

 

  • Quality - Creating a quality health care experience for every consumer, continual improvement, innovation and learning

 

  • Integrity - Accountability, honesty and professional ethical conduct in all that we do

 

  • Justice - Valuing diversity, achieving health equality, cultural respect and a fair share for all 

Our Strategic Directions

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WACHS Strategic Directions 2015-2018: Healthier Country Communities through Partnership and Innovation builds on the achievements of the last decade and aligns to the WA Health Strategic Intent 2015-2020 and WA Health Reform program - Better Health, Better Care, Better Value.

The vision, purpose, values and guiding principles are the blueprint for how we deliver services to clients, consumers and stakeholders over the next three years.

It has evolved through consultation with staff and community members across regional WA and includes a three point strategy that builds on existing strengths, leverage's opportunities for growth and addresses future challenges.