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Budget 2011-12 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget



Budget 2011-12 Budget Paper No.3 The Budget

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133 Department of Health Output Group/Output 2010-11 Estimate 2011-12 Budget $000 $000 Acute Services 688 442 720 672 Admitted Patient Services 546 410 570 859 Non-Admitted Patient Services 142 032 149 813 Health and Wellbeing Services 331 889 323 874 Community Health Services 189 290 171 873 Mental Health Services 45 340 47 984 Community Support Services for Frail Aged People and People with a Disability 78 696 84 211 Support for Senior Territorians and Pensioner Concessions 18 563 19 806 Public Health Services 69 569 70 614 Environmental Health Services 6 940 6 851 Disease Control Services 26 709 25 013 Alcohol and Other Drugs Services 28 567 31 131 Health Research 7 353 7 619 Total Expenses 1 089 900 1 115 160 Appropriation Output 685 952 735 728 Capital 3 357 3 645 Commonwealth 214 253 207 687 2011-12 Staffing: 5317 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; provision of 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 201112 Health and Wellbeing Reforming the Territorys health system through: improving access to essential healthcare services, for example through a coordinated approach to patient care from hospital to community for Indigenous patients with chronic diseases; improving non-government organisation grant-management processes to provide a greater service-provider mix;

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