Patient Care Standard - Queensland

Service summary

Scope of this legislative Instrument:

Section 12 of the Private Health Facilities Act 1999 empowers the Chief Health Officer to make standards for the protection of the health and well-being of patients receiving health services at private health facilities.

The Patient Care Standard provides that clinical care must be provided to meet patient needs.

To obtain a copy of the standard or information about how the standard is implemented please visit http://www.health.qld.gov.au/privatehealth/legislation/default.asp

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Queensland Health
Chief Health Officer Branch
Private Health Regulation

Act(s) name

Private Health Facilities Act 1999 (Queensland)

Contact details

Queensland Health
Chief Health Officer Branch
Private Health Regulation

Phone:

07 3328 9051

Supporting information

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