Audit Objective

The objective of this audit is to assess whether the Department of Health (the department) and Hospital and Health Services (HHSs) have effectively implemented the recommendations made in Report 3: 2014–15 Emergency department performance reporting. In addition, we will assess whether the department, including Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS), and HHSs are effectively managing Emergency Length of Stay (ELOS) and Patient Off Stretcher Time (POST) performance.

Who we might audit

The Department of Health, including QAS, and three selected HHSs including Gold Coast HHS, Metro South HHS and Townsville HHS.

Parliamentary Committee
Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee
Audit status
In progress
Anticipated tabling: Jan–Mar 2020