About us

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HealthShare NSW is the largest government shared services organisation in Australia. It is a statewide body of more than 7,000 employees who support the delivery of patient care in NSW Health.

HealthShare NSW saves NSW Health around $90 million per year through:

Every year, we:

  • Serve 24 million meals to NSW public hospital patients
  • Supply 39 million tonnes of clean linen to NSW public hospitals
  • Manage wages for 170,000 NSW Health employees
  • Process for NSW public hospitals 2.9 million accounts worth $36 billion
  • Transport 240,000 NSW public hospital patients
  • Manage 3 million  different medical and surgical supplies worth $201 million for NSW public hospitals
  • Travel 8.2 million km transporting NSW public hospital patients
  • Help 19,000 people with disability in NSW
  • Organise equipment repairs for 17,000  people with disability in NSW
  • Manage 150 kitchens in NSW public hospitals
  • Save an estimated 205 million litres of water

Each day we manage the delivery of medical and surgical supplies to 400 metropolitan and regional sites across NSW.

We use fewer chemicals in our laundries to reduce our environmental impact and use LED lighting around the state to reduce energy consumption.

Underpinned by our strategic direction - To be a valued and trusted partner delivering competitive services to NSW Health - HealthShare NSW’s Strategy 2017-2020 (PDF) will guide our organisation from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2020.

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