Local Hospital Networks
A total of 136 Local Hospital Networks have been established across all states and territories. Of these, 123 are geographically based networks and 13 are state or territory-wide networks that will deliver specialised hospital services across some jurisdictions.
What is a Local Hospital Network?Each Local Hospital Network consists of small groups of local hospitals, or an individual hospital, linking services within a region or through specialist networks across a state or territory.
Local Hospital Networks will be locally responsive and will work closely with Medicare Locals (established to coordinate primary health care) to deliver better integrated care to patients.
Localised governance arrangements for Local Hospital Networks provide for decentralised hospital management, and will increase local accountability to underpin and drive improvements in performance into the future. The establishment of Local Hospital Networks are provided for under the National Health Reform Agreement.
Local Hospital Networks – Maps
Maps by state and territory
New South Wales
- NSW state (PDF 418 KB)
- NSW state as a JPG image
- NSW metropolitan (PDF 263 KB)
- NSW metropolitan as a JPG image
- QLD state (PDF 421 KB)
- QLD state as a JPG image
- QLD metropolitan (PDF 449 KB)
- QLD metropolitan as a JPG image
- SA state (PDF 320 KB)
- SA state as a JPG image
- SA metropolitan (PDF 351 KB)
- SA metropolitan as a JPG image
- WA state (PDF 384 KB)
- WA state as a JPG image
- WA metropolitan (PDF 381 KB)
- WA metropolitan as a JPG image
Australian Capital Territory
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