Latest news and updates
The GHS Annual Review 2016 is now released
The Garrison Health Services (GHS) Annual Review 2016 provides an overview of the fourth year of healthcare service delivery to the Australian Defence Force (ADF). The publication outlines the teams’ collective achievements including key activities, challenges and progress made in the delivery of a nationally consistent approach to healthcare requirements. GHS has continued to work in partnership with Joint Health Command to meet the unique, complex and evolving needs of ADF personnel.
Download the GHS 2016 Annual Review.
18 February 2016
The GHS Annual Review 2015 is now released
Download the GHS 2015 Annual Review.
Recent updates to the GHS Operational Procedures
The Operational Procedures—Servicing Australian Defence Force Entitled Personnel are guidelines on GHS process and provider requirements, and are always available and up-to-date on the GHS website.
The guidelines have recently been refined to give further clarity regarding:
- the change to Specsavers as the nationally preferred supplier of Optical services (section 13)
- an updated Privacy Statement that details important requirements to ensure personal information is not transferred outside of Australia for any reason (section 14).
For queries concerning GHS processes and/or provider requirements please always refer to this document in the first instance. However, for greater clarity on processes GHS are here to help provider service the ADF better. Please email or call GHS with any questions, requests or feedback.
View the updated Operational Procedures.
Reminder: GHS now has one single mailing address
Please update records to:
Garrison Health Services
C/- Medibank Health Solutions
PO Box 9999
Melbourne VIC 3001
GHS Provider Network Newsletters
Download the December 2016 Provider Network Newsletter.
Download the May 2016 Provider Network Newsletter.
Download the November 2015 Provider Network Newsletter.
Download the July 2015 Provider Network Newsletter.
Download the April 2015 Provider Network Newsletter.
Download the November 2014 Provider Network Newsletter.
The GHS 2014 Annual Review is now released
The review reflects on the second year of healthcare service delivery to the ADF and is an overview of the key activities, challenges and accomplishments over the 2014 financial year.
It outlines the progress made in the delivery of a nationally consistent approach to healthcare requirements, which meets the unique needs of ADF personnel. During this time GHS has moved beyond the initial transition and operational transaction phases and we are now transforming the way we deliver healthcare to the ADF.
In the second year of service to the ADF operational stability has been achieved, providing the GHS team with the opportunity to improve efficiencies and explore innovations. The review comments on how the past year has continued to challenge the GHS team to look beyond everyday solutions to deliver tailored coordination that can further positively impact the healthcare experience of all ADF personnel.
Download the GHS 2014 Annual Review.
GHS Provider Network Newsletter
The first Provider Network Newsletter was sent to providers to recap on the first 18 months of GHS. The newsletter shares insights on the GHS team that supports providers. Articles focus on new innovations and tools GHS has established to assist providers in delivering first class health services to the ADF.
Download the May 2014 Provider Network Newsletter.