Department for Health and Ageing (DHA)
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- DHA progressed its Transforming Health reforms to the health care system.
- As at 30 June 2016 DHA holds $33 million of property assets classified as held for sale, including a portion of the previous Glenside hospital site and a property on Osmond Terrace, Norwood.
- DHA’s provision for insurance, which estimates DHA’s liability for professional indemnity, including medical malpractice and general public liability, increased $22 million to $122 million.
- In August and September 2016 DHA’s Chief Executive and two deputy chief executives ceased employment.
- The net consolidated result was a $317 million deterioration from the original budget.
- Processes were not adequate to ensure consistent and appropriate management of medical officers’ professional development entitlements
- Biomedical and clinical equipment asset management database was incomplete
- Agency nursing contracts were not managed according to agreements
- Payroll delegations and authorisations were not reviewed as intended
- Breakdowns in controls that ensure the accuracy and completeness of employee payments
- Expenditure system access and approval profiles were not regularly reviewed
- Inventory records adjusted without required approval