Management of Medical Equipment Policy

Applicable to: Health Service Providers

Description: The Management of Medical Equipment Policy communicates how health service providers (HSPs) must manage owned, contracted and leased medical equipment over its lifecycle in accordance with the Australian and New Zealand Standard 3551:2012 Management Programs for Medical Equipment. This policy enables HSPs to manage their medical equipment and address their service delivery objectives.

This policy supports the broader mandate by the State Government to strengthen links between asset planning and business decisions and is consistent with the Department of Treasury’s Strategic Asset Management Framework.

This policy is a mandatory requirement under the Infrastructure (Asset Management) Policy Framework pursuant to sections 27(1), 34(2)(c) and 34(2)(j) of the Health Services Act 2016.

Date of effect: 24 June 2019

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