Skip links and navigation

News & updates

Media releases

Health Ombudsman releases report into Cairns Hospital

Queensland’s Health Ombudsman has today released the findings of his investigation into the death of Arkadiusz ‘Arthur’ Tumanis at Cairns Hospital’s mental health unit in 2015.

Download the report


Ministerial statement: Queensland appoints new Health Ombudsman

The Queensland Government has formally appointed Andrew Brown as Queensland’s new Health Ombudsman.


Health Ombudsman releases report into Gold Coast University Hospital maternity services

In a report published today, Queensland’s Acting Health Ombudsman noted that Gold Coast University Hospital’s (GCUH) maternity service meets standards for safe quality care, however an investigation examined whether there were issues with the hospital’s response to previous adverse maternity events.

Download the report


Health Ombudsman prohibits former anaesthetic technician from practising in Queensland

Queensland’s Health Ombudsman has issued an order to prohibit former anaesthetic technician Evan Leslie Kajewski from providing health services anywhere in the state.


Health Ombudsman releases Q4 performance report

The final Office of the Health Ombudsman (OHO) performance report for the year shows sustained improvement in protecting the health and safety of the Queensland public.

Download the report


Health Ombudsman supports action on prescription medicines

The Health Ombudsman today welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Health of action to reform the management and regulation of the most potent and addictive drugs used in the Queensland health system.


QCAT upholds ban for former chiropractor

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) has confirmed an interim prohibition order issued by the Health Ombudsman preventing former chiropractor George Zaphir from providing any health services.


Q3 report shows strong performance: Health Ombudsman

The latest Office of the Health Ombudsman (OHO) quarterly performance report shows that 1575 complaints were made to the Queensland health service complaints agency between January and March.

Download the report


Page 1 of 512345