The Integrated Care team are working in partnership with Primary Health Networks, Local Health Districts, Speciality Health Networks, Pillars and the Ministry to develop capability for the delivery of Integrated Care programs throughout NSW.

What is capability development?


Capability development is the process of adding to the skills and knowledge that staff already possess. Capability development is a critical component of the developing performance process and includes: 

  • skills-based training
  • knowledge-based education and experience
  • relationship building and management
  • tools 
  • a focus on workplace environment, time and motivation.

To ensure the process is meaningful and worthwhile, capabilities requiring development within current roles must be identified, career aspirations must be progressed, and effective ways to develop these capabilities must be negotiated. 

What is capacity development?

Capacity development is the process through which individuals, organisations and societies obtain, strengthen and maintain the capabilities to set and achieve their own development objectives over time. Capacity is about growth of the individual in knowledge, skills and experience.

Useful links and resources

Capability Development on Integrated Care will be available to NSW Health staff on the Collaboration Portal or via SharePoint. Capability development for Primary Care on the Health Care Home training modules, are available to all practices through their PHN​.

Current as at: Monday 21 September 2020
Contact page owner: Health and Social Policy