NSW Health is committed to learning from the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic to plan for future responses to public health emergencies and in 2022, the Secretary, NSW Health commissioned Robyn Kruk AO to conduct a debrief on the lessons learned from NSW Health’s operational response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As one system report put forward six recommendations (with 29 specific priorities) and five action areas (with 30 actions in detail). The Secretary has accepted the six recommendations to strengthen NSW Health’s emergency preparedness and welcomed the five action areas put forward to maintain and reinforce existing strengths within NSW Health.
Executive summary - As one system: The NSW Health system's response to COVID-19 is also available.
Following publication of the As one system report in May 2023, formal progress reporting commenced.
Progress Report – November 2023