Healthcare workers and students

All new employees, including agency nurses, who will be working in clinical areas and students undergoing clinical placement in a Queensland Health facility must be assessed for their risk of tuberculosis (TB) using the relevant TB risk assessment process.

Refer to the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment Frequently Asked Questions for more information.


Prior to commencing a clinical placement in a Queensland Health facility, Students must complete the TB risk assessment process as outlined below, in cooperation with their education provider's placement coordinator.

The TB Risk Assessment FAQ and Questionnaire for Students and Guidance for Education Provider Placement Coordinators is available from the Preparing for your clinical placement website.

Last updated: 14 December 2023