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Ministerial statement: New health sector watchdog appointed

An experienced leader in the Queensland public service has been appointed the new Health Ombudsman.

Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Steven Miles today announced Ms Rachel Hunter will take over the role on 5 March 2018.

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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.

Office of the Health Ombudsman 2016-17 annual report tabled

Queensland is leading the nation when it comes to the management of health service complaints and protection of public health and safety, the state’s Health Ombudsman Leon Atkinson-MacEwen said today.

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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.

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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.

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