Victoria's specialty diagnostics, therapeutics and programs covers organ and tissue donation, blood and blood products, pharmaceuticals, health technology, genetic services and Nationally Funded Centres.
Organ and tissue donation
Australia's Organ and Tissue Authority oversees organ and tissue donation and organ transplants with the aim of improving donation and transplant outcomes.
Blood and blood products
The National Blood Authority is an independent statutory agency established under the National Blood Authority Act 2003.
Extending the Commonwealth’s Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme to Victorian public hospitals assists patients in their journey from hospital back to the community.
Blood Matters Program
The Blood Matters Program is run by the Australian Red Cross Blood Service and improves the quality and safety of hospital transfusion care of patients.
Public genetic services in Victoria
Victoria provides high-quality public genetic services providing a range of diagnostic, testing and risk assessment services.
Health Technology Program
The Health Technology Program oversees the introduction and evaluation of health technology.
Reviewed 04 October 2015