Labor’s Health Minister needs to resign over IT corruption

Statement from Shadow Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Ros Bates Thursday January 31, 2019 “News that Dr Richard Ashby has today resigned as the CEO of eHealth Queensland is too little too late. “Dr Ashby has overseen the bungled rollout of the Integrated electronic Medical Record   Read More

Full extent of Labor’s ramping crisis revealed

Disturbing new figures show a staggering increase in the number of patients being left in an ambulance, as the Palaszczuk Labor Government fails to fix the ramping crisis. The latest Queensland Health hospital performance data for ambulance ramping has been released for November 2018.Since the   Read More

Labor ‘Miles away’ from fixing hospital crisis

Embattled Health Minister Stephen Miles should immediately be sacked by Premier Annastacia Palasczcuk, as the health crisis across Queensland shows no signs of improvement. LNP Deputy Leader and Shadow Treasurer Tim Mander said images of patients jam-packed in the corridors of the Princess   Read More

Digital roll-out must be stopped to protect patients

The Liberal National Party is calling for the Palaszczuk Government to halt the roll-out of its Integrated Electronic Medical Records (IEMR) system following more damning revelations today. Media reports have claimed that doctors believe patient safety is being put at risk by problems such as   Read More

Labor’s latest ICT blowout bill tops $82 million

New data has revealed the cost of Queensland Health’s current information and communications technology (ICT) projects has blown out by more than $82 million. Information lodged on the State Government’s open data site shows that 64 on-going projects are now forecast to cost taxpayers $82.7   Read More

National report shows Labor’s health priorities are all wrong

Today’s report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare into the state of our public hospitals is another damning indictment on Annastacia Palaszczuk’s health priorities. LNP Shadow Minister for Health Ros Bates said that our public hospitals are bursting at the seams but Labor are more   Read More

Palaszczuk Government ignores clear warnings into digital hospital rollout fiasco

The Palaszczuk Labor Government has been caught out ignoring ongoing warnings for months that it’s digital hospital rollout – the Integrated Electronic Medical Record (IEMR) - system has been completely mismanaged. LNP Leader Deb Frecklington has called on Labor’s embattled Health Minister to   Read More

QLD children waiting too long in emergency departments

MORE than 7000 Queensland children waited too long for treatment at hospital emergency departments last month, data shows. The latest hospital performance snapshot reveals an average of 22 per cent of kids aged 14 and under who present to the state’s emergency departments wait longer than   Read More

Fatal steps leading up to nine-month-old’s death in Tweed

THE nine-month-old baby whose body washed ashore on a Gold Coast beach this month was never made a priorty or checked by officers of the Department of Child Safety Services (DOCS). Police warned the department of the urgency of the case when they had the baby in their care about 3am on the day   Read More

Premier silent on Child Safety role in lead-up to baby’s death citing legal reasons

PREMIER Annastacia Palaszczuk is remaining silent on how the Department of Child Safety (DOCS) failed to help the homeless family of a nine-month-old baby whose body washed ashore on Gold Coast beach last week. Ms Palaszczuk cited the child protection laws when declining to answer a series of   Read More