Licence to Operate a Private Health Facility (Licence to Operate) - Queensland

Description

You require this licence for the operation of a Private Health Facility.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements


Before submitting your application approval is required according to Part 5 of the Private Health Facilities Act 1999 and as contained within the Application Guidelines available on the Department of Health website.

Duration

This licence remains in effect for up to three years.

Act(s) name

Private Health Facilities Act 1999 QLD

Regulation(s) name

Private Health Facilities Regulation 2016 QLD

Application process

You can obtain this licence by completing a "Licence to Operate a Private Health Facility (Licence to Operate)" application and submitting it to the Department's head office at the address specified on the application form.

Forms are available from the agency or from the Department of Health website. You should contact Private Health Regulation prior to application.

Additional information as required by the Chief Health Officer following assessment of the application against the guidelines may be required if insufficient information is provided.

Transfer

This licence can be transferred

You will be required to give details according to the application guidelines for transfer of a licence.

You can transfer this licence by completing an "Application for Transfer of a Private Health Facility Licence" application and submitting it to the Department's head office at the address specified on the application form.

Before the licence will be transferred an on-site audit of the facility will be conducted to review the premises and equipment in accordance with the Act and Regulations. A written report detailing any requisitions will be provided.

Additional information

You should contact Private Health Regulation, Branch of the Chief Health Officer, to obtain a copy of the Private Health Facilities Information Package.

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.

Lead Clinical Auditor

Private Health Regulation

Chief Health Officer Branch

Queensland Health

Operating address: Level 3 15 Butterfield Street
Herston
Queensland 4006
Mailing address: PO Box 2368
Fortitude Valley Business Centre
Queensland 4006
Phone: 07 3328 9051
Fax: 07 3328 9054
Website: Private Health Facilities (Opens in new window)