The West Moreton Health Strategic Plan 2021-25 outlines how we will serve our community over the next four years including our values, vision, purpose, priorities and enablers.
- Strategic Plan 2021-25 (PDF)
Local Area Needs Analysis Summary
The West Moreton Health Local Area Needs Assessment 2022-25 outlines the key health and service needs and priorities for the West Moreton community. It will used to inform the implementation of West Moreton Health’s strategic plan, and other critical health service planning and service improvement initiatives.
First Nations Health Equity Strategy
By removing systemic barriers that contribute to racial disparities in health outcomes, we can close the gap in life expectancy experienced by First Nations peoples in the West Moreton Health region. The West Moreton Health First Nations Health Equity Strategy 2022-2025 articulates key priority areas, strategies and key performance indicators which will contribute to achieving health equity for First Nations community members and reduce the gap in health outcomes for First Nations peoples.
West Moreton Health acknowledges the Jagera, Yuggera and Ugarapul peoples, Traditional Custodians of the land. We recognise their continuing connection to the land, waters and community and we pay our respect to Elders past and present, and those who follow their path.
Strategic Action Plan
Our Strategic Action Plan provides an overview of the actions that will be taken to fulfil the strategic priorities. This plan is under development and will be published following completion.
For more information about the development of the Strategic Action Plan please contact the Planning Team at WM_StrategicProjectsAndPlanning@health.qld.gov.au.
Clinical Services Plan
Our Clinical Services Plan 2020-35 has been developed to identify and articulate current and future challenges in health care delivery, and how we will respond to those challenges. This plan provides a critical linkage between service delivery and our Strategic Plan. It will be used by our corporate and clinical staff to develop enabling service strategies (e.g. workforce and infrastructure), annual service plans, operational plans and for annual budget negotiations.
Clinical Education and Learning Strategy
Our Clinical Education and Learning Strategy 2015-20 will guide us toward our vision of embedding a culture of lifelong learning.
Engaging with our consumers, community, partners and staff improves the quality of the services we deliver. Our Engagement Framework 2020–21 explains how engagement promotes continuous improvement.
Strong engagement fosters trust in decision-making and helps guide improvement. Our Engagement Strategy 2020–21 outlines the approach we take to engage with all of our stakeholders in meaningful and measurable ways. Having this strategy ensures that our values – connect, respect, excel – are embedded in each phase of engagement.
Consumer and Community Engagement Strategy
Our vision is a thriving West Moreton community in which people achieve their best possible health and wellbeing. We aim to achieve this by ensuring consumers, carers and the community are partners in their healthcare. Our Consumer and Community Engagement Strategy 2018-21 outlines the processes we use to work with consumers and the community in the planning, design and evaluation of our services.
- Consumer and Community Engagement Strategy 2018-21 (PDF)
- Engagement Activity Outcome Report 2020-21 (PDF)
Clinician Engagement Strategy
Our Clinician Engagement Strategy 2019-21 outlines our approach to engagement and the steps we will take to ensure clinicians are involved in the planning, implementation and evaluation of healthcare services.
Children and Young Persons Framework
Our Children and Young Persons Framework defines the strategic intent, the vision, the priority areas and the associated required actions, that will assist with achieving improved health and wellbeing of children and young people of the West Moreton region.
We seek to support clinicians to be active contributors in improving the way they provide care to our community through research and evidence-based practice.
- Research Strategy (PDF)
Older Person's Health and Wellbeing Strategy
West Moreton Health (WMH) and Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN have committed to a culture of
partnership and collaboration. The WMH and PHN Older Person's Health and Wellbeing Strategy (2021-26)
has been developed to guide the way we plan and deliver community, primary and secondary health services
to support older people to stay healthy, connected and at home. Additionally, the strategy recognises the
important role families and carers play in helping to keep our older population healthy, happy, and fulfilled.
End of Life Knowledge Framework
The West Moreton region End of Life Knowledge Framework is a user-friendly, practical guide to relevant education courses and resources for all health professionals and professional care givers providing care at the end of life.
For more information please contact WM_StrategicProjectsAndPlanning@health.qld.gov.au.
Framework for Safety and Quality 2020 (Clinical Governance Framework)
This Framework for Safety and Quality 2020 outlines the way we govern safety and quality – how we define quality, the various roles and responsibilities for safety and quality across the organisation and the elements of our system that combine to assure the delivery of safe and continuously improving healthcare.
It forms the basis for our Safety and Quality Improvement Strategy 2020-23, which sets out our improvement aspirations and how we will achieve them over the next three years.
Safety and Quality Improvement Strategy 2020-23
The Safety and Quality Improvement Strategy 2020-23 sets out our improvement aspirations and how we will achieve them over the next three years.
The equity framework, approved in March 2020, sets out our vision and values for providing an accessible, equitable workplace for staff and accessible, equitable services for the community.
Our Community Profile has been developed to provide concise snapshots of the public health services, population health status and healthcare priorities across key regions within the region.
It is intended that this document will support engagement with staff and stakeholders alike.
- Community Profile 2019 (PDF)
Stand alone community profiles from the main document:
- Introduction and About West Moreton Profile (PDF)
- Lockyer Valley Profile (PDF)
- Gatton Profile (PDF)
- Boonah Profile (PDF)
- Esk Profile (PDF)
- Springfield Profile (PDF)
- Ipswich City Profile (PDF)
- Ipswich North Profile (PDF)
- Ipswich East Profile (PDF)