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Disclosure log

Our disclosure log provides documents released in response to information requests made under the Right to Information Act 2009, where they do not contain the applicant’s personal information, or are otherwise unsuitable for publication according to legislation.

Our disclosure log contains a description of the documents released.

Interested parties may access copies of the documents listed in this log (either in hard copy, CD or email). To request a copy of released documents please contact:

Post: Clinical Information Access Unit
  Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service
  PO Box 5340
  SCMC QLD 4560
Telephone: (07) 5202 3011 (within Australia)
  +61 7 5202 3011 (International)

Please note that where the decision-making process to delete or redact information under section 78B has resulted in blank pages, these have not been included in the disclosure log.

Disclosure Log

Reference number Date of decision Number of pages Topic / Information requested
21/09222 December 20214 (in full)

Documents, specifically reports, consultancy advice, invoices/receipts, briefing notes and attachments, reviews, audits, relating to patient deaths in hospital where malnutrition was a factor.

Timeframe: From January, 2020 to the date of the application.

21/0671 December 202199 (in part)

Documents, specifically reports, consultancy advice, invoices/receipts, briefing notes and attachments, emails, relating to one or more of the following at SCHHS hospitals:

  1. Beds not being used,
  2. Beds being stored or thrown out
  3. Resourcing to use the existing beds
  4. The percentage of beds being used by patients
  5. The number of beds, capacity, and how often it’s at full capacity?

Timeframe: From 1 January, 2021 to the date of this application.

20/23813 July 202148 pagesAll board papers including attachments, correspondence, consultant reports into the culture or workplace environment of senior employees of Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS) from the period of 1 July 2019 to 31 July 2019 held by SCHHS.
20/09914 December 20200 pages (no documents located)SAC1 (Severity Assessment Code 1) Deaths in Emergency Departments for the period 01/01/2019 to the date of the application being 09/11/2020.
19/2643 July 20209 pages (5 in part)Asbestos Register – Nambour General Hospital.
19/08820 March 2020523Documents held by SCHHS regarding cleaning/disinfectant wipes.
18/09131 January 20194 pages (4 pages in part)

Documents, specifically reports, ministerial/executive briefings and attachments, and Executive Meeting minutes, relating to hospital parking revenue, including:

  1. The amount collected each year for the past two years and how much is retained by the HHS
  2. Any fines issued by Security Officers for vehicles which have been parked too long on driveways/campus, including the number and amount (in dollar figures).

For the period 1/07/2016 to 26/11/2018.

18/030 5 November 2018 7 pages (5 pages in part and 2 full release) Ministerial Briefing Notes and attachments, audits, reports, spreadsheets, presentations and related photographs/CCTV/body worn camera relating to obesity – including items that are purchased (and cost) to deal with obese patients/staff – eg stretchers, beds, chairs and uniforms – from Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service for the period 1 July, 2017 to 13 August, 2018.
17/017 22 September 2018 118 pages (26 pages in part, 27 full release and 65 full refusal) Information with respect to the recent appointment of Board Members to the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Board including any advertisements, applications, short list, advice/instructions from the Minister or his office, position descriptions, letters to unsuccessful applicants, letters to successful applicants, who was on the selection panel – for the period July, 2016 to July, 2017.
18/007 3 September 2018

14 pages - Released in part

Body Worn Camera footage - Full refusal

Ministerial Briefing notes and attachments, audits, reports, and related CCTV/body worn camera relating to:
  • Reported theft of patient belongings;
  • Reported theft of hospital equipment;
  • Deliberate damage to hospital property including equipment and building structure (eg walls);
  • Costs associated with repairs of equipment which has been deliberately damaged.

For the period 1 January, 2017 to the date of  application – and excluding duplicates, documents already publicly released, media reports, statements, articles and correspondence with media.

17/173 12 July 2018 No documents

Documents from 21/01/2017 to 11/06/2018 specifically briefing notes and attachments, reports, photos and CCTV relating to newborn baby mix ups including mothers given the wrong babies for breastfeeding in Queensland hospitals.

Excluding duplicates, documents that have already been publicly released, media releases/reports/articles and correspondence with media and documents from Queensland Health Statewide Clinical Incident Systems or any other documents being assessed by the RTI team in Department of Health.

16-155 25 January 2017 200 pages (90 pages in part, 29 full release and 81 full refusal) 

Documents held by SCHHS regarding the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service Board meetings and associated documents regarding the decision to delay the opening of the Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

15-126 24 March 2016 50 (full release)

Documents held by SCHHS regarding the large water tank incident at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital site in October 2015.

14-302 23 July 2015 7 pages in full, 1 page in part

Workforce profile QH and Nursing skill mix, MOHRI headcount and FTE, Affected position spread sheet, Voluntary separation packages numbers (1 July 2012 – 31 December 2014).

13-302 11 August 2014 17 pages - full refusal

Psycare report regarding Caloundra Oral Health Service - October 2013.

13-265 21 May 2014 22 pages in part Documents related to SCHHS positions considered for voluntary redundancy including withdrawn applications.
13-157 17 February 2014 31 pages (30 pages in part, one page in full) Documents related to SCHHS positions considered for voluntary redundancy including withdrawn applications. Documents related to organisational/departmental restructures within the SCHHS.


21 November 2011

57 pages
- Full Release

Organisational documents related to the consideration by Sunshine Coast HHS of outsourcing Queensland Health functions or services, including pathology, payroll, radiography, oncology, oral health, medical imaging, pharmacy (central or hospital based), IT, records, gardening, maintenance, cleaning, training and catering.

Last updated: 18 July 2014