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Western Sydney Local Health District


WSLHD has been set up in accordance with the National Health and Hospital Agreement. Local decision-making is at the forefront of how the organisation functions. This function is governed by a professional Health District Board and LHD Chief Executive.

The Board and Chief Executive are responsible for:

  • Improving local patient outcomes and responding to issues that arise throughout our Local Health District. 
  • Monitoring the performance of our Local Health District against performance measures in the LHD Service Agreement. 
  • Delivering services and performance standards within an agreed budget, based on annual strategic and operating plans. This forms the basis of our Local Health District Service Agreement. 
  • Ensuring services are provided efficiently and accountably. Production of Annual Reports that are subject to State financial accountability and audit frameworks. 
  • Maintaining effective communication with local and State public health stakeholders. 

The Western Sydney Local Health District Board is chaired by Richard Alcock and twelve Board Members who bring a wealth of experience and local knowledge to the management of our LHD.

The Governing Board welcomes your comments and suggestions. Please get in touch with us by emailing the WSLHD Board Secretariat on

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