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Investigation reports

You can read about some of the investigations that have been undertaken by the Health Ombudsman. In accordance with the law, all names and identifying factors of those involved have been removed.


Supplementary report: Undoing the knots constraining medicine regulation in Queensland

This supplementary report provides a snapshot of the current landscape of schedule 8 medications in Queensland, highlighting key initiatives and activities implemented since the 2016 investigation in response to the recommendations. This report also considers the impact of anticipated legislative change and the introduction of real time prescription monitoring (RTPM) on the use and regulation of scheduled medicines in Queensland.

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Investigation into the quality of health services provided by Logan Hospital audiology department

This report details the Office of the Health Ombudsman’s (OHO) investigation into the quality of health services provided by Logan Hospital audiology department (Logan audiology).

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Investigation report: Quality of health services provided at Cairns Hospital

This report details the Office of the Health Ombudsman’s (OHO) investigation into the death of Arkadiusz ‘Arthur’ Tumanis at Cairns Hospital’s mental health unit in 2015.

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Supplementary report: Finalisation of the recommendations arising from an investigation into the quality of care provided at Rockhampton Hospital

This supplementary report details the Office of the Health Ombudsman’s (the office) monitoring of implementation of recommendations arising from an investigation into the quality of care delivered at Rockhampton Hospital in 2014.

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Supplementary report: Progress on recommendations arising from an investigation into Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service radiology services

This supplementary report details the Office of the Health Ombudsman’s (the office) monitoring of implementation of recommendations arising from an investigation into Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service (GCHHS) radiology services.

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