Disclosure log2019-05-13T14:06:07+10:00

Disclosure log

Documents of a non-personal nature released under the Right to Information Act 2009 will be progressively published on this page through our disclosure log. For historical disclosures prior to July 2012, please refer to Queensland Health’s disclosure logs.

Contact details for enquiries and copies of the documents listed:

Postal address:
Senior Administration Officer
Legal Services, RBWH
Butterfield Street
HERSTON QLD 4029
Phone: (07) 3646 7423
Email: Metro_North_HHS_RTI-IP@health.qld.gov.au

Application numberApplicantDecision datePages disclosed in full or in partInformation requested
RTI MNHHS 15/004Member of the public30/06/201523 pages released in fullExternal reports relating to air quality monitorig or other results relating to flooding at MNHHS premises 71 Butterfield Street-Herston
C35/1516, TPCH 15/185 Company30/03/2016923 pages released in full Documents relating to the establishment of a service agreement for:

  1. Cardiology, cardiac surgery, radiology and vascular products (MNHHS002PS)

  2. Orthopaedic trauma, spinal, neurosurgical and Maxillofacial (MNHHS001PS)


In addition to the contracts, all of the documents described on QLD Tenders website and that relate to these contracts. Documents that show the prices that Metro North HHS or Metro North hospitals pay prostheses suppliers for the prostheses covered by these arrangements. Any guides or instructions that direct or assist staff in how to purchase prostheses under these arrangements.
MN RTI 13/124 Individual 29/07/201317 pages full access A copy of any hospital guidelines relating to gentamicin administration in force as at 1 October 2007.
RTI MNHHS 17/019Media28/08/201730 pages - 2 full and 28 in partPatients using weapons or items as weapons to attack or assault hospital staff
TPCH RTI 13/050 Journalist 26/04/2013 12 pages full access Documents produced in the last 12 months showing information about ward and partial ward closures and loss of ICU beds and any other bed losses at The Prince Charles Hospital that have not already been publically released.
MNHHS RTI 18/013Media25/10/20182 pages - part releaseDocuments only detailing closed investigations of unauthorised access of health records at the RBWH, TPCH, Caboolture and Redcliffe Hospitals
Documents only identitying number of investigations under review, but not yet finalised
Date range: 1 January 2017 – to the date of this application (03/09/2018)
RTI MNHHS 16/019Media25/01/20174 pages - 2 in full and 2 in partBody worn camera footage of incidents that have been referred to police for assault investigation.
RTI MNHHS 16/008Media24/11/20158 pages - 4 in full and 4 in partDocuments, incident reports and related CCTV footage, relating to physical assaults of MNHHS staff since 1/12/2015
MN RTI 13/045 Journalist 24/05/201388 pages full access Any documents, including reports, briefingnotes, memos, emails, reviews and audits, relating to restrictions or closure at Queensland's Neonatal intensive Care units since 1 January 2012.
RTI MNHHS 16/007Media22/09/20163 pages in fullStatistics re number of women admitted to the RBWH Birth Centre that had complications during birth that required medical intervention inluding emergency caesareans
MNHHS RTI 18/015Media21/11/20186 pages - full releaseMetro North Hospital and Health Service relating to dates of fines and revenue raised for vehicles illegally parked or parked too long on Queensland Health controlled parking areas at the RBWH, TPCH, Redcliffe and Caboolture Hospitals.
Date range: 1/07/2016 – 02/10/2018 (Financial years)"""
RTI MNHHS 17/021Media21/08/201710 pages - 1 in full and 9 in partDocuments relating to patients undergoing gender reassignment
TPCH RTI 14/002 Individual 21/02/2014 115 Pages in full Documents from 01 Jan 2012 to 31 Dec 2013 relating to the safety and security of The Prince Charles Hospital Mental Health Inpatients
RTI MNHHS 18/001Media20/02/2018No documents foundDocuments, specifically ministerial,/executive briefing notes and attachments, reports, audits, powerpoint presentation, internal correspondence relating to unexpected deaths of patients:
  • In the emergency department

  • In ambulances waiting to get into the emergency department and

  • Who are waiting for admission to hospital.


Date range: 01/01/2017 – 15/01/2018. Please limit searches to the Director-General and Deputy Director-General for the Department of Health, and CEOs for the HHS’s.
RTI MNHHS 16/014Media 20/02/20175 pages in part Emergency presentations to RBWH
MN160/1314 Company 20/02/2014 3 pages released in full Documents from October 2012 – September 2013 relating to:
  • Total volume (kilo or tonnes) of processed fruit purchased

  • Percentage split of SPC and Gouldburn Valley brands (Australian Brands) verse all other.

  • Volume of processed fruit (kilos or tonnes) of processed fruit defined by the below categories:
    Peaches
    Pears
    Two Fruits
    Fruit Salad
    Apricots
    Apples
    Prunes
    Plums
    Tomatoes
    Fruit Purees (all varieties)
    Pineapple

  • Volume of processed fruit (kilos or tonnes) that is purchased in containers below 200 grams.

  • Volume of processed fruit (kilos or tonnes) that is purchased in containers above 200 grams.

RTI MNHHS 17/016Media19/07/20177 pages - 5 in full, 2 in partReports, photos, CCTV, body worn camera footage relating to robberies and assaults involving hospital staff or patients in hospital car parks
RDH RTI 216/1213Journalist 19/06/2013 3 pages full access, 1 page part access Documents produced in the last year showing vision or CCTV footage of any incidents in emergency department where staff have been assaulted resulting in sick or stress leave and/or compensation claims. Information showing (a) the number of incidents each year annually for the last three years where such assaults have occurred and any recommendations produced in the last year in relation to improving security for hospital staff including options and reasons
RTI MNHHS 16/005Member of the public19/05/201642 pages - 28 in full and 14 in partPublic Health Unit investigation into salmonella outbreak
RTI MNHHS 15/005Union Organisation18/09/201546 pages released in fullWorkforce profile for Nursing skill mix- Voluntary separation packages
RTI MNHHS 17/018Media18/08/20172 pages in fullDocument relating to children (under 18) being treated for eating disorders and obesity
MN RTI 13/001Lobby/Community Group 18/06/201313 pages full access Documentation submitted to the Metro North Hospital and Health Service Board relating to the review of services of the Brisbane Sexual Health Clinic.
MNHHS RTI 18/009Media17/12/201827 pages - part release
9 pages - refused in full
4 items CCTV - pixilated
Metro North Hospital and Health Service - documents, specifically ministerial briefing notes and attachments, audits, reports, and related CCTV/body worn camera footage relating to:
1. Reported theft of patient belongings.
2. Reported theft of hospital equipment.
3. Deliberate damage to hospital property, including equipment and building structure (e.g. walls).
4. Cost associated with repairs of equipment which has been deliberately damaged

Date range: 1/01/2017– to the date of this application (09/07/2018)
MN184/1314 Individual 15/04/2014 134 pages.
132 were released in full with 2 partial pages released.
Service Demand Analysis – Metro North Hospital and Health Service and - Strategic Health Service Profile and Data Information as at December 2010 – Queensland Health Metro North Health Service District.
RTI MNHHS 17/175Member of the public14/09/2017160 pages - 131 in full, 50 in part and 1 refusedPublic Health investigations into outbreak of Salmonella
MN140/1314 Lobby/Community Group 14/04/2014 214 pages released in full. "Affected position spread sheets" regarding Metro North Hospital and Health Service Facilities from 1st July 2012 - 31st December 2013".
MNHHS RTI 18/011Media09/11/201810 pages - full releaseDocuments/reports related to obesity, including items that are purchased (and cost) to deal/cope with obese patients/staff. Eg, Stretchers, beds, chairs.

Date range: 01/01/2017 – 13/08/2018
RTI MNHHS 17/030Media06/02/2018Application withdrawnDocuments, specifically ministerial briefing notes and attachments, reports, CCTV/video footage in relation to assaults in Queensland hospitals, since 1 January 2017. Date range: 1 January 2017 – 10 December 2017
MNHHS RTI 18/019Media04/12/20181 page - full releaseMNHHS Documents, specifically ministerial briefing notes and attachments, audits, reports and related CCTV/body worn camera relating to power outages at hospitals

Date range: 1/07/2018 – to the date of this application (05/11/2018)
RTI MNHHS 17/013Media11/08/20172017 20 pages in fullBabies discharged within 24 hrs of birth - Emergency re-admissions within 28 days of discharge
RTI MNHHS 16/021Member of the public08/03/20171 page in fullFunding/purchasing of the DRG coded services for transferred and/or referred patients from SCHHS to MNHHS (A11A, B02A, B02B, B03A, B04A, B07A, B61A, B66A, B66B, B78A, B78B, B78C, B79A, B79B, B80A, B80B)
RTI MNHHS 17/024NGO01/09/201729 pages in fullReview of Insight into workforce development of the alcohol and drug sector in Qld
RTI MNHHS 15/008Media10/02/201631 pages - 26 in full and 5 in partReports, briefings, attachments and photos/CCTV relating to incidents of theft or fraud since 1 Jan 2014 at MNHHS
RTI MNHHS 16/009Media09/08/20164 pages - 2 in full and 2 in partIncident reports and related CCTV footage of assaults as Redcliffe and RBWH
RTI MNHHS 16/001Media09/06/20168 pages - 2 in full and 6 in partDocuments since 1 January 2014, specifically reviews, audits, reports, briefings and attachments and related CCTV/video footage of Emergency procedure delays due to all available staff operating theatres being occupied
RTI MNHHS 16/011Media05/12/20162 pages in partCCTV footage of incidents that show staff being physically abused/assaulted by patients or their families at RBWH between 1/5/2016
RTI MNHHS 16/006Member of the public05/08/2016577 pages - 373 in full and 204 in partPublic Health Unit investigation into salmonella outbreak
RTI MNHHS 16/003Media03/06/201616 pages - 10 in full and 6 in partDocuments since 1 January 2015, specifically incident reports and related CCTV of assaults in MNHHS
RTI MNHHS 16/004Member of the public03/05/20166 pages - 3 in full and 3 in partInvestigation by the Radiation Safety Committee into incident
TPCH RTI 14/001 Individual 11/04/2014 71 pages in full, 31 pages part accessMinutes of Metro North Mental Health - Alcohol & Drug Service Snr Program Mgrs Mtgs from 1.1.13 to 31.12.13
RTI MNHHS 14/003Office of the Leader of the Opposition - QLD09/12/201476 pages released in full. Documents regarding Brighton Health Campus master plan.
MN RTI 12/222 Lobby/Community Group 11/01/2013 14 pages full access, 44 pages part access Documents related to consideration by Queensland Health and/or HHS's 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.
RDH RTI 180/1213Journalist 10/04/2013 12 pages full access, 1 page part accessDocuments produced in the last 12 months showing information about ward or partial ward closures and loss of ICU beds and any other bed losses at the Redcliffe Hospital
RBWH RTI 13/077 Journalist 05/04/2013 20 pages full access, 7 pages part access Documents produced in the last year showing vision or CCTV footage of any incidents in emergency department where staff have been assaulted resulting in sick or stress leave and/or compensation claims. Information showing (a) the number of incidents each year annually for the last three years where such assaults have occurred and any recommendations produced in the last year in relation to improving security for hospital staff including options and reasons.
MNHHS RTI C48-1920Member of Parliament26/09/201927 pages – full release Names of patients and staff were agreed with the applicant to be out of scope for release.All correspondence / communications concerning injuries / risk of injury (including minor injuries) to medical staff and guards at the Mental Health Facility at the Caboolture Hospital. Include occurrences of assault during the period. Date range 1 January 2019 to 5 August 2019.