Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service

Eligibility - Queensland residents
Principal Petitioner:
Beryl Crosby
3 Erindale Avenue
Kensington, Bundaberg Qld 4670
Total Signatures - 887
Sponsoring Member: Mr Stephen Bennett MP
Posting Date: 2/12/2022
Closing Date: 16/2/2023
Tabled Date: 21/2/2023
Responded By: Hon Yvette D'Ath MP on 23/3/2023
TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

Queensland residents draws to the attention of the House that the Board of the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service is accountable for the Service’s performance and to ensure it meets the needs of the community. It must ensure safety and quality systems are in place focused on patient experience and quality outcomes, and that risk and compliance management systems are in place and operating effectively. Recent reports of patient injury, wait times outside key performance indicators, unsafe emergency patient management practices and facility management have caused many residents to believe that patient safety is not being managed appropriately and have lost faith in the Board and Chief Executive to deliver safe patient care.

Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to do all in its power to ensure both the Board and Chief Executive of the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service are dismissed.