NSW Health

We manage the largest public health system in Australia, providing access to high quality healthcare for the people of NSW.

Who we are

We’re making NSW a better place to live, work and visit by caring for the physical, mental and social wellbeing of people and communities across a diverse range of locations and services, including public hospitals and community health centres.


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Careers in NSW Health

As Australia's largest public healthcare system, we offer a wide range of interesting, rewarding and challenging employment opportunities for both clinical and non-clinical staff at all stages of their careers. We employ over 122,000 people, who enjoy financial benefits, flexibility, and professional development opportunities as well as the satisfaction of making a real difference to the lives of others every day. We're committed to a diverse workforce and an inclusive, safe, supportive, and respectful workplace for everyone.


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Local health districts

There are 15 Local Health Districts (LHDs) that provide health services to local communities, including hospitals, community centers, and preventive care.

Engage with us

Get involved with NSW Health – explore the health calendar, innovation portal, recognition programs, employee feedback, and communication channels.

How we operate

Discover the latest developments in NSW Health, including annual reports, budgets, legislation, future plans, priorities and more.

Health priorities

Learn about our health plans, priorities, regional health, value-based care, climate risks, diversity and inclusion, and innovation.

Virtual care

Virtual care (telehealth) connects you to your doctor online or over the phone. It gives you more options about how you access healthcare.

Protecting your privacy

Find information on NSW Health protects patient health information in accordance with privacy laws.

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