Summary

The State health emergency response plan (SHERP) describes the arrangements for state health command and coordination involving pre-hospital care, patient transport, receiving hospitals and other healthcare facilities. The SHERP is a subplan of the Victorian state emergency response plan

Now in its third edition, the SHERP has been updated to incorporate and replace a number of previously separate documents as follows:

  • Victorian state health command plan 2012
  • Hospital resilience Code Brown policy framework 2008
  • Victorian burns plan 2006
  • General practice subplan
  • Field primary care response subplan.

All health and emergency service workers are encouraged to familiarise themselves with the revised edition.

 

Details

Publication Type
Document
Topic
Policies and guidelines
Date Published
14 Nov 2013
Size
71 pages
Update Frequency
Annual
Available format
pdf
Language
English
Author
Department of Health & Human Services