Policy and Plans

The Policy and Plans Register is a library of ACT Health's clinical and operational policy documents. Policy documents include strategies, frameworks, plans, policies, procedures and guidelines.

Alternative formats

If you require a policy, plan, strategy or guideline in a format unavailable through this website, please email: HealthACT@act.gov.au

NOTE: Documents available on the ACT Health website reflect current policy settings of government.  Dates listed on some strategic documentation provide insight into the planning horizon considered when drafting the document, not the currency of the information contained within that document. 

Document Sizesort descending
Breech Presentation (Maternity).docx 1.33 MB
Capacity Escalation Procedure.docx 1.33 MB
Assessment of the Newborn.docx 1.33 MB
Cord Blood Collection for Blood Group, Direct Coomb’s test (DCT) and Blood Gas Sampling.docx 1.33 MB
Initial Management, Assessment and Intervention for People Vulnerable to Suicide.docx 1.33 MB
Clinical Audit Procedure.docx 1.33 MB
Notification and Consultation Responsibilities in relation to the Public Advocate of the ACT - Mental Health Act 2015.docx 1.33 MB
Subcutaneous Fluid Replacement in the Elderly (Hypodermoclysis).docx 1.34 MB
Eligibility for Birth Centre and Canberra Midwifery Program Care.docx 1.34 MB
Treatment Guidelines for the Initiation Administration and Monitoring of Consumers on Olanzapine LAI.docx 1.34 MB
Responding to Consumer Use of Alcohol and or Other Drugs (AOD).docx 1.34 MB
Clinical Supervision for Allied Health Clinicians.docx 1.34 MB
Administration of Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) – Adults and Children (not NICU).docx 1.34 MB
New Health Technologies - Credentialing and Defining of Scope of Clinical Practice.docx 1.34 MB
General Practitioner Phone Support - Advisory Line and Liaison Nurse (MHJHADS).docx 1.34 MB
Dhulwa Mental Health Unit (DMHU) - Gender Sensitive Practice.docx 1.34 MB
Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) Equipment Scheme.docx 1.34 MB
Alprazolam Prescription and Management of Referrals (MHJHADS).docx 1.34 MB
Cystic Fibrosis - Management and Care of the Patient.docx 1.34 MB
Preterm Labour Guideline.docx 1.34 MB
Dhulwa Mental Health Unit (DHMU) - Prohibited and Restricted Items and Items Requiring Approval.docx 1.34 MB
Home Visiting Operational Procedure.docx 1.34 MB
Women’s Health Service Nursing Services.docx 1.34 MB
Urine Specimen Management Procedure.docx 1.34 MB
Blood Collection using Heel Lance Device (Neonates).docx 1.34 MB
Active Management of Larger (Bariatric) Adult Patients.docx 1.34 MB
Dhulwa Mental Health Unit (DMHU) - Visitors.docx 1.34 MB
Bed Management – Opening and Closing of Funded and Unfunded Inpatient Beds.docx 1.34 MB
Confidentiality, Privacy and Access to Mental Health, Justice Health and Alcohol and Drug Services Clinical Records.docx 1.34 MB
Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team - Mental Health Services Triage Procedure.docx 1.34 MB
Operational Escalation - Maternal and Child Health (MACH) Service.docx 1.34 MB
Key Worker Guidelines (ADS).docx 1.35 MB
Hypertension in Pregnancy.docx 1.35 MB
Occupational Therapy Food Safety.docx 1.35 MB
Residential Aged Care Facility Placement Operational Procedure.docx 1.35 MB
Approved External Websites for downloading and printing handouts for consumers.docx 1.35 MB
Community Care Program Referral Management.docx 1.35 MB
Visiting Hours Guidelines for Visitors.pdf 1.35 MB
Transitional Therapy and Care Program - Eligibility, Referral and Admission.docx 1.35 MB
ACT Equipment Scheme.docx 1.35 MB
Dysphagia - Management in Adults and Children (Speech Pathology).docx 1.35 MB
Intercostal Catheter Management.docx 1.35 MB
Specialised Wheelchair and Posture Seating (SWAPS) Clinical Services.docx 1.35 MB
Chronic Care Program - Care Coordination Service.docx 1.36 MB
Continence Assessment and Management.docx 1.36 MB
Sexually Transmitted Infection Assessment and Management at Canberra Hospital and Health Services.docx 1.36 MB
Opioid Replacement Treatment – Justice Health Service.docx 1.36 MB
ACT Equipment Loan Service.docx 1.36 MB
Emergency Department Information System (EDIS) – Data Validation.docx 1.36 MB
Role of the Registered Midwife in Maternal and Child Health (MACH) Services.doc 1.37 MB