/Actions/orders taken against health practitioners/Casey Jade Leeks

29 Jan. 2024

Casey Jade Leeks

Registered Nurse

The Health Ombudsman took immediate registration action by imposing conditions on the registration of Casey Jade Leeks, registered nurse (NMW0001481172), effective 29 January 2024.

Details of the practitioner’s registration, including the full list of imposed conditions, can be viewed on the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency website.

Scope of Practice

The conditions imposed include the requirements the practitioner:

  • Must practise only in employment and at practice locations approved by the Health Ombudsman and published on the Office of the Health Ombudsman website.
  • Must not be the most senior nurse and/or sole nurse on any shift when practising as a registered nurse.
  • Must not possess, supply, administer, handle, dispense, access or check, including as emergency treatment supplies or doctor’s bag stock, any monitored medicine listed in Schedule 2, Part 4 of the Medicines and Poisons (Medicines) Regulation 2021 as amended from time to time and as published at https://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/view/html/asmade/sl-2021-0140#sch.2 other than when directly observed by another registered nurse (Division 1) or when prescribed to the practitioner (or an immediate family member of the practitioner) by a registered health practitioner for a genuine personal therapeutic purpose.

Approved employment and practice locations

The Health Ombudsman has approved the practitioner’s employment as a registered nurse at the following practice location/s:

  • Gold Coast University Hospital, 1 Hospital Boulevard, Southport QLD 4215.

Period of action or order

In accordance with section 62(2) of the Health Ombudsman Act 2013 (the Act), the decision will continue to have effect until the earlier of the following happens –

  • the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal sets aside the decision;
  • the Health Ombudsman removes the conditions under section 65 of the Act.