Integrity Governance Policy

Applicable to: Health Service Providers

Description

To ensure a consistent, robust and formalised approach to the integrity governance across the WA health system, that provides mechanisms to establish and maintain a culture of integrity. The Integrity Governance Policy specifies the principles and minimum requirements with which Health Service Providers must comply, in order to meet the obligations contained within the Public Sector Commission – Commissioner’s Instruction No 8 Codes of Conduct and integrity training.

Integrity governance is the formal arrangements by which an organisation establishes, monitors and evaluates structures, systems and processes implemented to promote a culture of integrity, and enable appropriate response to risks and issues.  The Integrity governance structures include the mechanisms to escalate risks to the peak governance body of the organisation, for review and mitigation.

Date of effect: 10 July 2019

Policy Framework