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Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget



Budget 2012-2013 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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139 Department of Health Output Group/Output 2011-12 Estimate 2012-13 Budget $000 $000 Hospitals 748 565 775 035 Admitted Patient Services 586 476 613 295 Non-Admitted Patient Services 162 089 161 740 Health and Wellbeing Services 375 071 371 963 Community Health Services 200 629 196 749 Mental Health Services 49 192 52 983 Community Support Services for Frail Aged People and People with a Disability 103 159 98 141 Support for Senior Territorians and Pensioner Concessions 22 091 24 090 Public Health Services 76 966 74 832 Environmental Health Services 6 961 6 661 Disease Control Services 26 911 22 396 Alcohol and Other Drugs Services 35 579 37 974 Health Research 7 515 7 801 Total Expenses 1 200 602 1 221 830 Appropriation Output 764 895 822 852 Capital 4 825 4 445 Commonwealth 233 994 218 803 2012-13 Staffing: 5470 Agency Profile The role of the Department of Health is to improve the health and wellbeing of all Territorians and their families by: providing individual, family and community health and wellbeing services; ensuring timely access to emergency and acute hospital care; working with communities in the planning, development, delivery and evaluation of health and family services; changing attitudes and behaviours harmful to health and wellbeing; promoting independence and self sufficiency; and providing advice and support to advance the interests of senior Territorians and Aboriginal people. Strategic Issues for 2012-13 Health and Wellbeing Reforming the Territorys health system through: providing sustainable health care by incorporating National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards into existing accreditation processes; implementing and operating the Top End and Central Australian Hospital Networks as part of National Health Reforms;

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