Publications Scheme

Publications Scheme2018-04-26T05:57:03+00:00

The South West Hospital and Health Service maintains this publication scheme in conjunction with our disclosure log. The scheme describes and categorises information which is routinely available.

Information is grouped and accessible through seven (7) information classes:

Class Information
About us – who we are and what we do Our Vision, Purpose and Values
Hospital and Health Board
Executive Leadership Team
Organisational Structure
News
Contact Us
Our services – services we offer Our Hospital and Health Service Facilities
Our finances – what we spend and how we spend it Projected income and expenditure
Queensland Budget Paper 5 – Service Delivery Statements, Queensland Health 2016-17Annual Report
Financial information for the 2016-17 financial year has been compiled in the South West Hospital and Health Service Annual Report 2015-16
For historical information on departmental areas, refer to the Queensland Department of Health Annual ReportFinancial governance
The purpose of the South West Hospital and Health Board Finance Committee is to assist the South West Hospital and Health Board in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities and ensuring achievement of the Board’s goals. This is achieved by overseeing the financing position of the South West Hospital and Health Service.

Tendering and procurement 
Business opportunities

Our priorities – what our priorities are and how we are doing Strategic Plan 2014 – 2018 (Revised 2016)
Clinician Engagement Strategy 2015-2018
South West Hospital and Health Service Performance
Queensland Government Priorities
Department of Health Strategic Plan 2016-2020
Our decisions – how we make decisions South West Hospital and Health Service Board communication
Our policies – our policies and procedures Hospital and Health Boards Act 2011
Hospital and Health Boards Regulation 2012
Health Service Directives
Queensland Government PrioritiesRight to Information  
Public requests for access to Queensland Health or South West Hospital and Health Service information is governed by the Right to Information Act 2009 and Information Privacy Act 2009.
Contact information for making a South West Hospital and Health Service Right to Information (RTI) application.Public interest disclosure (PID) information is governed by the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2010 and the South West Hospital and Health Service Public Interest Disclosure Policy.
Our lists – our lists and registers South West Hospital and Health Service Disclosure Log
South West Hospital and Health Service Gifts and Benefits Register 

Information classes will not usually include information that is:

  • prohibited by law from disclosure or is exempt under the Right to Information Act 2009
  • in draft form
  • in a form that cannot be easily accessed
  • no longer readily available because it has been transferred to the Queensland State Archives.

It is the intention of the South West Hospital and Health Service to give the community greater access to information held by our Health Service. Most of the information on our publication scheme is accessible through our website free of charge. If not, we will make the information available quickly upon request.

If you ask for printouts or for copies of documents where the request exceeds 100 pages, there may be a charge of $0.20 per page. We will provide you with a quote for the cost, after we receive your request. Charges need to be paid in advance.

Feedback

If you wish to provide feedback to improve our Publication Scheme or make a complaint about the information available, please email SWHHS_Board@health.qld.gov.au.