1. This document describes how we will support the changes to the way we work that are necessary to deliver the HSC Strategic Plan. It describes both our management priorities and the activities we will focus on to achieve these priorities over the next three years.
2. Revitalising Health and Safety sets a challenging agenda to achieve lasting improvements in health and safety, including targets to be met by 2010. The HSC Strategic plan for 2001/2004 identifies the actions we will take over the next three years to support this. This work presents significant challenges and we must take action now to meet these challenges and to deliver the outcomes required of us. Significantly we must:
3. We must also manage our resources efficiently and effectively and to support central objectives such Modernising Government. We will seek to operate in such a way that meets these objectives without being bureaucratic or burdensome.
4. To support our delivery of the Strategic Plan we must provide strong leadership and direction to staff. We must continue to modernise and improve what we do and the way we deliver and evaluate our work. We must build on our current partnerships and forge new partnership with stakeholders and interested parties, encouraging them to play their part to meet the national targets. Finally we must manage and develop our corporate intelligence (information, knowledge, and expertise), and apply it effectively to our priorities, ensuring value for money and the efficient management of all our resources.