Service Agreements

Key Documents

Purchasing and Resource Allocation Policy Framework

In accordance with the Health Services Act 2016 this Policy Framework, issued by the Director General as system manager, specifies the mandatory legislative and financial framework that all Health Service Providers must comply with in order to ensure effective and consistent approaches to meet State Government budgeting and funding procedures and requirements, and purchasing and resource allocation processes, across the WA health system.

Purchasing and resource allocation policy framework

Service Activity Amendment Framework and Service Agreement Management

The Service Activity Amendment Framework 2015-16 establishes a state-wide process to manage amendments to service agreements. This document is in the process of being updated to ensure compliance with the Health Services Act 2016 regarding service agreement management including the amendment process.

Service Activity Amendment Framework 2015-2016 (PDF 485KB)

Service Agreement Management Policy Placeholder (PDF 38KB)

Systemwide Budget Setting

This document will focus on the mandatory financial and legislative framework that underpins the State Government’s budgeting and funding procedures.  

Systemwide Budget Setting Policy Placeholder (PDF 93KB)

Outcome Based Management

The Outcome Based Management Policy (OBM Policy) will describe how Outcomes, Services and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are used to measure WA Health’s performance towards achieving the relevant overarching whole-of-government goal(s). 

Outcome Based Management Policy Placeholder (PDF 42KB)

Funding and Purchasing Guidelines

These Guidelines are a reference guide underpinning the service agreements aiming to inform stakeholders about the Funding and Purchasing process.

WA Health Purchasing and Funding Policy Guidelines (PDF 2MB)

Service Activity Amendment Framework Process Guide 2015/16

To operationalise the Service Agreement amendment process, a process guide (PDF 363KB) and three scenarios have been developed with step-by-step instructions on how to manage the service activity amendment process. 

Service Agreements

Service Agreements set out the shared intentions between each of the Health Service Providers and the Department of Health to work in partnership to improve health outcomes for all Western Australians and ensure the sustainability of the Western Australian public health system.

Service Agreements 2016 – 2017

Our Service Agreements set out the shared intentions between each of our Health Service Providers and the Department of Health to work in partnership to improve health outcomes for all Western Australians and ensure the sustainability of the Western Australian public health system.

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    Purchasing and System Performance Division