Department of Health: About Us

Core Functions and Responsibilities

The core function and responsibility of the Western Cape Government Health is to deliver a comprehensive package of health services to the people of the province.

Vision
Access to person centred quality care. 

Mission
We undertake to provide equitable access to quality health services in partnership with the relevant stakeholders within a balanced and well managed health system to the people of the Western Cape and beyond. 

Values
The overarching values identified by the Provincial Government of the Western Cape are:Annual Report 2016/2017 Infographic

  • Innovation 
  • Caring
  • Competence
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Responsiveness

Summary performance of Western Cape Government Health Services 2015/16.