Overview: about the agency (DHW Annual Report 2018 - 19)
The Department for Health and Wellbeing is responsible for providing system leadership setting the strategic direction for the delivery of health services in SA.
The department supports the delivery of public health services, formulates health and wellbeing policy and programs, facilitates public and consumer consultation on health issues, and monitors the performance of South Australia’s health system by providing timely advice, research and administrative support.
The department is taking on a revised role, complementing and supporting the Local Health Networks, SA Ambulance Service and other portfolio entities by providing high-level system leadership.
Please see below for the latest Department for Health and Wellbeing (DHW) Annual Report: