The Nationally Funded Centres (NFC) Program is a collaboration between states, territories and the Australian Government. The NFC Program is a national policy for providing equitable access for all Australians to certain low volume, high cost and highly specialised clinical practices and technologies.
Objectives of the NFC Program
- To ensure there is optimal access within the public health sector to certain high cost, low demand, new and emerging technologies regardless of geographical location, in the context of workforce and resource availability
- To ensure these technologies are provided efficiently and effectively
- To ensure requirements for high quality and safe introduction and ongoing provision of these technologies have been defined and implemented
- To ensure health and cost outcomes of these technologies are monitored and evaluated
Queensland's Nationally Funded Centre (NFC)
Queensland (Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital(LCCH)) is one of three provider sites that offer the Paediatric Liver Transplant Program.