The delegations in this manual come from the requirements of some 20 Acts that are public health related and are administered by the Ministry of Health through such areas as: Public Health Units, local health districts and Public Hospitals, Pharmaceutical Services, Private Health Care Monitoring, The NSW Blood Transfusion Services, The Institute of Forensic Medicine.

Public Health Delegations Index

Amendments

Where a number appears at the bottom of an amended page [e.g. 59(22/01/14) - amendment number, date instrument was signed, an alteration has been made or a new delegation included.

 Amendment 159(16/01/23)
Amendment to Minister delegations in Chapter 6 to include as a delegate the Deputy Chief Pharmacist (Transitional) Executive position for delegations which include the Deputy Chief Pharmacist as an existing delegate. 

 Amendment 158(16/12/22) 
Amendment to include as a delegate Deputy Chief Pharmacist (Transitional) Executive for Secretary delegations in Chapter 1 – Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act, Chapter 6 – Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act and Chapter 9 – Miscellaneous Acts.

 Amendment 157(01/12/22)
Chapter 12 -  COVID-19 Pandemic Response – Public Health Act - Chapter 12 removed from the Public Health Delegations Manual as no public health orders remain in place as of 1 December 2022.

Current as at: Tuesday 17 January 2023