Performance Policy Framework

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The objective of the Performance Policy Framework is to enable the Department of Health, led by the Director General as the System Manager, to undertake effective system performance management.

Mandatory Policy

Performance Management Policy 

The Performance Management Policy is a mandatory policy within the Performance Policy Framework.  The Performance Management Policy is designed to enable effective system performance management to drive better patient outcomes and more efficient service delivery.

Supporting Documents 

Performance Review Meeting Guidelines

This document provides guidelines for the performance review meetings between the Department of Health, as the System Manager, and each Health Service Provider.  The performance review meetings are critical in ensuring effective system performance management is achieved.

Outcome Statements

This document provides outcome statements for performance indicators in the Performance Management Policy.  Outcome statements are a declaration of the performance indicators' strategic linkages, rationale, and relevance to key stakeholders.

Data Definition Manual 

These documents outline the data definition specifications for the performance indicators in the Performance Management Policy.

Developing Performance Indicators – Information Package 

This document provides step-by-step advice for the local development of meaningful and reliable performance indicators that are utilised for performance management purposes.  It has been developed based on the processes used to develop the suite of performance indicators within the Performance Management Policy.

Health Service Performance Report Methodology and Process document 

This document outlines the methodology and process adopted in the design, development and ongoing production of the Health Service Performance Report.  The Health Service Performance Report is the performance reporting component in the Performance Management Policy for the Child and Adolescent Health Service, South Metropolitan Health Service, East Metropolitan Health Service, North Metropolitan Health Service and WA Country Health Service.

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