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Openness and transparency

The department collects a range of data including but not limited to clinical conditions, health care provision and activity, hospital and service performance, public health and population health initiatives, program administration, human resources, financial performance, capital delivery and workplace incidents.

Much of our data is released via Queensland Government’s open data portal and information about the scheduled release of information through that channel is in our open data strategy.

Under the open data strategy the Department also makes available information requested through Right to Information where broader release of this information is of public interest.

Data that is restricted for reasons of privacy, public safety, security, commercial confidentiality or compliance with the law will not be released, including health records and individual employee records.

Find out about accessing Queensland Health data

Additional release of information

In addition to the release schedule outlined in the open data strategy, and responses to Right to Information requests, the department sometimes publishes other datasets or additional materials relating to the requests.

These are outlined below:

BreastScreen Queensland

Townsville Hospital and Health Service

People and performance

Consultancy agreements

Fraud and misappropriation data

WorkCover and Employee Assistance Program data

Hospital performance

Hospital Performance provides detailed, up-to-date information on the activity and performance of Queensland Health's reporting hospitals.

Last updated: 2 October 2015