The Wide Bay Hospital and Health Board consists of nine non-executive members who are appointed by the Governor in Council, on the recommendation of the State Minister for Health and Ambulance Services.
The Board is responsible for the governance activities of the organisation, and sets the strategic direction for the health service. It is accountable for its performance against key objectives and goals to ensure it meets the needs of the community.
The Board also:
Ensures safety and quality systems are in place that are focused on the patient experience, quality outcomes, evidence-based practices, education and research
Monitors performance against plans, strategies and indicators to ensure the accountable use of public resources
Ensures risk and compliance management systems are in place and operating effectively
Establishes and maintains effective systems to ensure that health services meet the needs of the community.