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Department of Health and Human Services

What we do - Hume

Page content: Organisational chart | Service Development & Quality | Population Health & Service Planning | Finance & Sector Performance | Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme (VPTAS)

Organisational chart

Hume organisational chart (74kb, pdf)

Hume organisational chart (270kb, pdf)

Service Development & Quality

The Service Development and Quality team has primary responsibility for:

The Service Development and Quality team has responsibility for monitoring the implementation of Victorian Government policy and funding guidelines associated with service provision, service and capital planning, governance and safety in the Victorian public health system. The team oversees the program areas of mental health, drugs and alcohol. The team also works with key service partners to promote recruitment and retention of the rural health workforce.

Population Health & Service Planning

The Population Health and Service Planning team has primary responsibility for:

Working with local government and community service organisations the team focuses on:

Finance & Sector Performance

The Finance and Sector Performance team is responsible for:

Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme (VPTAS)

The Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme (VPTAS) subsidises the travel and accommodation costs incurred by rural Victorians and if appropriate, their escorts, who have no option but to travel a long distance to receive approved medical specialist services. This single state-wide VPTAS office is administered by the Grampians Region from its office in Ballarat.

All claim forms can now be sent to:

Victorian VPTAS Office
PO Box 712
Ballarat VIC 3350

If you have any questions about VPTAS or to enquire about your claim please contact the Victorian VPTAS office or www.health.vic.gov.au/ruralhealth/vptas/index.htm

Telephone: (61 3) 5333 6040
Toll-free: 1300 737 073