Physical Environment Standard - Queensland

Description

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 Physical Environment Standard provides that the physical environment within the health facility must ensure the health and safety of patients, visitors and staff.

To obtain a copy of the standard or information about how the standard is 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.

Act(s) name

Private Health Facilities Act 1999 QLD

Administering agency

Queensland Health

Chief Health Officer Branch

Private Health Regulation

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Private Health Regulation

Chief Health Officer Branch

Queensland Health

Phone: 07 3328 9051