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.

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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. 

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Fetal Surveillance.docx 1.32 MB
Cardiothoracic – post surgery extubation criteria (Adults).docx 1.32 MB
Bringing Food into Canberra Hospital and Health Service (Adults and Children).docx 1.32 MB
Paracetamol Overdose (Paediatrics).docx 1.32 MB
Care of Persons Subject to Psychiatric Treatment Orders (PTOs).docx 1.32 MB
STEP AHEAD Program - Antenatal care of young women requiring additional support.docx 1.32 MB
Continuation of Pharmacotherapy dispensing in the event of IT failure or iDose malfunction.docx 1.32 MB
Birth Requiring the Presence of a Neonatal Team Member.docx 1.32 MB
Point-of-care Testing (POCT) Policy.docx 1.32 MB
University of Canberra Public Hospital (UCPH) Self Administration of Medication (Adults).docx 1.32 MB
Use of Baths during Labour and Birth.docx 1.32 MB
MHJHADS Administrative Response to Crisis in a Community Setting.docx 1.32 MB
Family Meetings and or Goal Setting Meetings and Case Conferences for Rehabilitation Services.docx 1.32 MB
Homebirth - Publicly Funded Trial Policy.docx 1.32 MB
Haematoma Management Following Vaginal Birth.docx 1.32 MB
Paediatrics - Acute Management of Asthma Clinical Practice Guideline.docx 1.32 MB
Latex Allergy Management - For Staff.docx 1.32 MB
Dhulwa Mental Health Unit (DMHU) - Control of Tools, Equipment and Materials Procedure Final.docx 1.32 MB
Soft Tissue Injuries – referral process for adult patients who present to the Emergency Department (ED).docx 1.32 MB
Accessing and De-accessing Vascaths GamCaths Combi Stopper change for Apheresis.docx 1.32 MB
Preterm Pre-labour Ruptured Membranes.docx 1.32 MB
Dhulwa Mental Health Unit (DMHU) - Safety and Security during Meal Times.docx 1.32 MB
Non-Elective Caesarean Section (including Classification of Urgency).docx 1.32 MB
Transfer for Emergency Physical Care - Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) and Dhulwa Mental Health Unit (DMHU).docx 1.32 MB
Neuropsychology Referral and Administrative Process.docx 1.32 MB
Newborn Screening Test.docx 1.32 MB
Dhulwa Mental Health Unit (DMHU) - Consumers Money.docx 1.32 MB
Prescribing and Administration of IV Amoxicillin-Clavulanic Acid (Amoxiclav Juno®).docx 1.32 MB
Community Care - Referral of patients for medical review.docx 1.32 MB
Fasting Guidelines for Pt Requiring Sedation or Anaesthesia.docx 1.32 MB
Storage of Skull Flaps.docx 1.32 MB
Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Set-Up – Adults only.docx 1.32 MB
HIV Non-Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP).docx 1.33 MB
Dhulwa Mental Health Unit (DMHU) - Preventing, Identifying and Managing Gambling Behaviour.docx 1.33 MB
Therapeutic Venesection (Adults Only).docx 1.33 MB
Management of Sexual Assault within Mental Health Justice Health and Alcohol and Drug Services.docx 1.33 MB
Clinical Supervision.docx 1.33 MB
Blood Borne Virus (BBV) Testing in Adults.docx 1.33 MB
Dhulwa Mental Health Unit (DMHU) - Provision Hairdressing Services.docx 1.33 MB
prolonged pregnancy.docx 1.33 MB
Self Medication Program - Justice Health Service.docx 1.33 MB
Mental Health Officer Procedure.docx 1.33 MB
Cancer and Blood Disorders - care of paediatric patients (infants, children and adolescents).docx 1.33 MB
Propranolol for the Treatment of Infant Haemangiomas.docx 1.33 MB
Admissions from the Emergency Department to Ward.docx 1.33 MB
Ultrasounds and Echocardiograms in the Department of Neonatology Neonates Clinical Procedure.docx 1.33 MB
Dhulwa Mental Health Unit (DMHU) – Use of Therapy Spaces.docx 1.33 MB
Placenta Praevia and Abnormally Invasive Placenta (AIP).docx 1.33 MB
Approval of External Counselling Sessions - MHJHADS.docx 1.33 MB
Breech Presentation (Maternity).docx 1.33 MB