Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Board
The Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service is a statutory body as defined by the Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011 and is independently and locally controlled by a Board appointed by the Governor in Council, as recommended by the Queensland Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services.
The Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Board must perform its functions and exercise its powers in accordance with the provisions of the Act.
The Board has responsibility for ensuring that the Health Service discharges its functions. This includes, but is not limited to, the obligation to develop statements of priorities and strategic plans for the corporate governance of the Service and to monitor compliance with those statements and plans.