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Sydney Local Health District's Policy Documents

Policy documents are those that guide our decisions, actions and procedures in fulfilling our public functions.

Sydney Local Health District is a statutory health corporation under the Health Services Act 1997 that is guided by the following policy documents:

  • NSW Ministry of Health Policies; and
  • Sydney Local Health District policies.

NSW Ministry of Health policies can be accessed through the following site:

Sydney Local Health District only develops local policies where no equivalent NSW Health Policy Directive exists. SLHD Policies are developed primarily as District-level policies, with stand-alone Facility or Service level documents developed by exception only.

Please find attached a list of Sydney Local Health District’s active and up to date policy documents.


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Whilst all due care is taken regarding the preparation of this service, Sydney Local Health District does not represent or warrant that the information is free from errors or omissions. The Information is made available on the understanding that Sydney Local Health District and its employees, contractors and agents shall have no liability (including liability by reason of negligence) to the users for any loss, damage, cost or expense incurred or arising by reason of any person using or relying on the information and whether caused by reason of any error, negligent act, omission or misrepresentation in the information or otherwise.

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