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Reviews and investigations

The Commission of Inquiry into Forensic DNA Testing in Queensland

On 6 June 2022, the Queensland Government announced the Commission of Inquiry into Forensic DNA Testing in Queensland.

Health Service Investigation report on Metro North's COVID-19 Ward Operation

The Director-General of Queensland Health received the Health Service Investigation report on Metro North Hospital and Health Service’s operation of its COVID-19 ward following an instance where an unvaccinated staff member, working outside the COVID-19 ward at The Prince Charles Hospital, became infected with COVID-19 on 29 June 2021.

Joint agency review of the COVID-19 infection of a hotel worker (Hotel Grand Chancellor)

Queensland Health and the Queensland Police Service have finalised a joint-agency continuous improvement review of the COVID-19 infection of a hotel worker. The review focused on the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 infection of a hotel worker in Brisbane in January 2021.

Investigation into North Rockhampton Nursing Centre

Findings of the investigation into the North Rockhampton Nursing Centre where a nurse tested positive to COVID-19 in May 2020.

Review of Queensland Heart Valve Bank

Summary of independent Health Service Investigation into the Queensland Heart Valve Bank.

National Redress Scheme – For people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse

The National Redress Scheme has been created in response to recommendations by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Queensland Health palliative care services review

The Queensland Department of Health undertook the Queensland Health Palliative Care Services Review to develop an informed and strategic approach for future palliative care service arrangements.

Review of mental health services following Moorooka incident

Queensland Health and Metro South Hospital and Health Service commissioned independent investigations into mental health services following a tragic incident at Moorooka on 28 October 2016.

Evaluation of the Mental Health Act 2016 implementation report

This Evaluation of the Mental Health Act 2016 implementation - Evaluation report: describes MHA 2016 implementation activities and summarises the evidence of the extent to which key initiatives of the MHA 2016 were achieved.

Mental Health Sentinel Events Review 2016

This report is the final publication of the Mental Health Sentinel Events Review Committee. It reviews fatal events involving people with mental health issues in Queensland, as at April 2016.

Barrett Adolescent Centre Commission of Inquiry Report

Report on the Barrett Adolescent Centre Commission of Inquiry and the Government's response to its recommendations and findings.

Occupational Violence Prevention in Queensland Health's Hospital and Health Services

This report provides a number of recommendations to help address violence against Queensland Health's staff.

Herberton Hospital outbreak final report

Investigation into the preparedness and response of Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service following the outbreak of Human metapneumovirus at the Herberton Hospital in January 2016.

Ravenshoe Post-incident review

Joint health service investigation relating to the tragic accident in Ravenshoe on 9 June 2015.

CHQ financial performance improvement review

Report on the review of 2014/15 Children's Health Queensland financial results by Paxton Partners.

The Hunter Review

Review of the Department of Health’s structure, governance arrangements and high level organisational capability.

Independent Review of Toowoomba Chemotherapy Protocol

Report on the review of 10 patients with either relapsed small cell lung cancer or extensive stage small cell lung cancer at presentation, who received the Toowoomba Chemotherapy Protocol.

Queensland Health led asbestos investigations

Report on the Queensland Health led multi-agency investigation into asbestos-related health concerns surrounding former factory sites

Review of the effectiveness of the Queensland Mental Health Commission Act 2013

This report presents the findings and recommendations from the review of the Act, which must be undertaken as soon as practicable after the end of three years after its commencement.

Investigation into Medical Wards, Bundaberg Hospital

Queensland Health commissioned an independent Health Service Investigation and Clinical Review to investigate concerns raised about medication management and administration at Bundaberg Hospital

Last updated: 26 October 2022