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ACT Health

The ACT Health Directorate (ACT Health) aims to deliver the best possible healthcare and health-related services in Australia, through its public hospitals - Calvary Hospital and Canberra Hospital; Community Health; Mental Health ACT; Capital Region Cancer Service; Aged Care and Rehabilitation Service and Population Health, including the Health Protection Service.

The ACT Health Directorate has an ongoing commitment to supporting consumer participation in health care. By implementing the Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights across all Health Directorate Services, they are supporting the rights of health care consumers as well as recognising the role that consumers play in the provision of their own care.

The Health Directorate is fully accredited with the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS), from head office right through to all its service delivery entities.

Health Directorate’s core Values of Care, Excellence, Collaboration and Integrity are central to the way they work.

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - ACT Health.

Last reviewed: February 2019

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