Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2009 Week 6 Hansard (11 May) . . Page.. 2225..
(Question No 156)
Mr Hanson asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 2 April 2009:
(1) How many staff are currently employed by ACT Health.
(2) How many of these staff are employed to provide administrative support.
(3) How many of these staff are employed as health care providers across all facets of public health care.
(4) If an employee fulfils multiple roles, what is the primary focus of their employment, in terms of hours spent.
Ms Gallagher: The answer to the member's question is as follows:
(1) There were 5015 staff members in ACT Health, excluding Calvary, as reported in the 2007-2008 annual report.
(2) 1076 administrative staff are employed over ACT Health, excluding Calvary, as reported in the 2007-2008 annual report. Administrative staff include, Administrative Service Officers, Senior Administrative Service Officers and Information Technology Officers. 18 Executives are employed by ACT Health.
(3) ACT Health, excluding Calvary have 3921 staff employed as health care providers which includes 401 staff employed in the client support areas such as food and ward services.
(4) The provision of service is the primary focus of all staff employed as health care providers. It is not possible to provide an accurate calculation of this in terms of hours spent, as specific tasks will vary from day to day.
Alexander Maconochie Centre—community health organisations
(Question No 157)
Ms Bresnan asked the Minister for Health, upon notice, on 2 April 2009:
(1) Which community health organisations have had the requirement that they service the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) population added to their ACT Government funding agreements, and have not received extra funding specifically for this purpose.
(2) On what date where these contracts signed.
(3) What specific tasks, through the funding agreements, must each of these community health organisations provide to the AMC population.
(4) Have any of these community health organisations, via these funding agreements, had the requirement that they provide other services reduced, in recognition of the new task that they must perform.