New South Wales Health also comprises a number of statewide or specialist health services:
Responsible for the delivery of front line pre-hospital care, medical retrieval and health related transport.
The Cancer Institute is a statutory body charged with substantially improving cancer control in New South Wales.
The mission of HealthShare NSW (formerly Health Support Services) is to provide common shared services across corporate, technology and disability services to NSW Health customers in an innovative, efficient and cost effective manner. HealthShare NSW’s extensive statewide services include implementing the latest IT health information systems, providing payroll and accounts payable functions, supporting patient care through food and linen services and assisting people with a disability to live and participate in the community..
The Office for Health and Medical Research is responsible for ensuring the implementation of the NSW Health and Medical Research Strategic Review and ensuring a high level of engagement with all parts of the health and medical research sector. Additionally, it is responsible for the development of a biobanking framework that will improve and enhance this important research infrastructure.
NSW Health Pathology is responsible for the provision of high quality, innovative public pathology and analytical science services across NSW. Pathology is a critical clinical and scientific service that is essential to supporting our health and judicial systems. Our 73 laboratories are integrated within all Local Health Districts and Specialty Networks. Our team of over 3600 staff (full time equivalent) assist clinicians throughout NSW Health everyday by providing timely and quality diagnostic results. Our Forensic and Analytical services provide critical support to coronial processes. NSW Health Pathology is dedicated to the advancement of public pathology and analytical services through a culture of continuous improvement and the support of research and innovation within laboratories
Health Protection NSW
Health Protection is responsible for surveillance and public health response in New South Wales, including monitoring the incidence of notifiable infectious diseases and taking appropriate action to control the spread of diseases. It also providespublic health advice and response to environmental issues affecting human health.