CSCF maintenance and development
Updates to the Clinical Services Capability Framework (CSCF) will be posted online. Alternatively email Private_Health@health.qld.gov.au for more detail.
Maintenance and development responsibilities
The Department of Health (DoH) is responsible for the system-wide maintenance and development of the Clinical Services Capability Framework (CSCF) v3.2 and subsequent versions.
This responsibility includes, but is not limited to:
- Further simplification of the CSCF where practicable.
- Ensuring the CSCF aligns with future legislation, evidence-based clinical practice and policy direction evolution.
- Updating existing CSCF modules as required (including integration of CSCF licensed private health facilities companion document within the broader CSCF)
- Developing new CSCF modules as directed by the Department of Health.
A CSCF governance committee has been established to oversee these responsibilities and make recommendation/s on future amendments to, and/or development of the Queensland CSCF.
CSCF governance committee
CSCF governance committee members have been appointed by the CSCF sponsor—the Chief Health Officer and Deputy Director-General, Prevention Division—on the basis of their position, sector, discipline and/or geographical location and include:
|Dr Jeannette Young|
Chief Health Officer and Deputy Director-General, Prevention Division, Queensland Health
|Debbie Carroll||Chief Executive, Wide Bay HHS||Member|
A/Chief Executive, Cairns and Hinterland HHS
Director of Clinical Services, The Wesley Hospital
Director, System Planning Branch, Strategic Policy and Planning Division, Queensland Health
|Dr Petra Derrington||Pathology Queensland, Health Support Queensland, Department of Health||Member|
|Wendy Fennah||Nursing Director, Patient Safety & Quality Improvement Unit, Clinical Excellence Division, Queensland Health|
|Lucy Fisher||Executive Director, Private Hospitals Association of Queensland||Member|
|Melissa Fox||Chief Executive Officer, Health Consumers Queensland||Member|
|Dr Lizbeth Kenny|
Chair, Statewide Clinical Networks, Department of Health
|Dr Alexandra Markwell||Chair, Queensland Clinical Senate, Department of Health||Member|
|Liza-Jane McBride||Chief Allied Health Officer, Allied Health Professions Office of Queensland, Clinical Excellence Division, Department of Health||Member|
|Karen Murphy||A/Chief Executive, North West HHS||Member|
Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, Clinical Excellence Division, Department of Health
|Chris Went||Chief Executive Officer, Greenslopes Private Hospital||Member|
|Qld State Manager, Healthscope|
|Geoffrey Bryant||Director, Office of Health Service Chief Executive Forum||Observer / advisor|
|Dr Bruce Chater||Medical Superintendent Theodore, Central Queensland HHS and Associate Professor and Head of Discipline - Rural and Remote Medicine, UQ||Observer / advisor|
|Michelle Garner||Executive Director Nursing, Midwifery and Clinical Governance, North West HHS||Observer / advisor|
Director, Strategy, Planning and Performance, Torres and Cape HHS
|Observer / advisor|
Director, Clinical Governance, Mental Health & Alcohol and Other Drug Branch, Clinical Excellence Division, Queensland Health
|Observer / advisor|
|Dr Lynne McKinlay||Director, Qld Paediatric Rehabilitation Service, Division of Medicine & committee observer||Observer / advisor|
|Dr Steve McTaggart||Executive Director Medical Services, Children’s Health Queensland||Observer / advisor|
Director, Private Health Regulation Unit, Prevention Division, Department of Health
|Observer / advisor|
|Dorothy Vicenzino||Executive Director, Chief Medical Officer and Healthcare Regulation Branch, Prevention Division, Queensland Health||Observer / advisor|
|Sarah Wanless||Manager, Service Agreement Coordination, HPSP Division||Observer / advisor|
Private Health Regulation Unit,
+ad hoc clinical experts and/or discipline advisors as required.
The CSCF governance committee meets as required, with out-of-session communication occurring via electronic information sharing and/or discussion.
View the CSCF governance committee Terms of reference (PDF 70 kB). A record of meeting actions can be obtained by emailing Private_Health@health.qld.gov.au
CSCF user group
A statewide forum for CSCF users has been established and meets as required to::
- Facilitate discussion on application of the CSCF in Queensland public hospitals and licensed private health facilities.
- Raise and clarify issues specific to the CSCF.
- Offer suggestions for improvement to the Queensland CSCF.
Participation in CSCF user group meetings is open to all interested parties, limited only by meeting venue space availability and/or video and teleconference capacity. The opportunity to participate in meetings is provided on a ‘first in, first accommodated’ basis via advance notice of meeting participation to the CSCF User Group Chair (to allow for booking arrangements).