Disclosure Log

How to access released documents

You can view a description of the documents requested by the applicant and get copies of the documents released in the disclosure log by clicking on each request below:

HDFOI18/4

Reference number

HDFOI18/4

Date of Application

11/Jan/18

Information Requested

Documents created in the reporting, investigating and disciplinary action taken in relation to sexual harassment complaints made against senior executive service officials employed in the ACT Health Directorate between January 1 2015 and 11 2018

Date of Decision

23/Jan/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-4 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

8 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

2/Feb/18

HDFOI18/5

Reference number

HDFOI18/5

Date of Application

29/Jan/18

Information Requested

All documents created in the reporting, investigating and/or disciplinary action taken in relation to sexual harassment complaints made against any employee of the ACT Health Directorate between 1 January 2014 and 11 January 2018

Date of Decision

26/Feb/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-5 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

5/Mar/18

HDFOI18/6

Reference number

HDFOI18/6

Date of Application

9/Mar/18

Information Requested

Documents held by ACT Health that will be centralised under the new procedure onto a centalised Gift and Benefits register and travel and hospitality related documents provided to the Senior Executive Responsible for Business Integrity and Risk for the previous five years.

Date of Decision

9/Apr/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-6 ACT Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

20/Apr/18

HDFOI18/7

Reference number

HDFOI18/7

Date of Application

3/Apr/18

Information Requested

Each monthly clinical operations report/scorecard for and any reports done by PricewaterhouseCoopers on performance reporting/data produced in the last 12 months.

Date of Decision

16/Apr/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-7 ACT Health Response

FOI18-7 Release of document deferred under section 49 of the FOI Act

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

9 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

1/May/18

HDFOI18/8

Reference number

HDFOI18/8

Date of Application

14/Mar/18

Information Requested

All briefing notes prepared for the Minister and/or her office regarding waiting times and/or delays and/or queues for elective surgery in the public health system and/or individual public hospitals in the ACT. 1 January 2017 - current.

Date of Decision

16/Apr/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-8 ACT Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

1/May/18

HDFOI18/9

Reference number

HDFOI18/9

Date of Application

14/Mar/18

Information Requested

All briefing notes prepared for the Minister and/or her office regarding waiting times and/or delays and/or queues for psychiatrists and/or endocrinologists and/or GPs and/or oncologists and/or urologists and/or ENTs and/or otolaryngology and/or gastroenterologists and/or dermatologists and/or anaesthetists and/or paediatricians and/or immunologists and/or neurologists and/or gynaecologists in the public health system and/or individual public hospitals in the ACT 1 January 2017 - current.

Date of Decision

16/Apr/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-9 ACT Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

1/May/18

HDFOI18/11

Reference number

HDFOI18/11

Date of Application

26/Mar/18

Information Requested

With respect to the Canberra Hospital, in the period from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017, how many pregnancy terminations were conducted involving a foetus with a gestation period of 20 weeks or more weeks?

Date of Decision

17/Apr/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-11 Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

14 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

1/May/18

HDFOI18/12

Reference number

HDFOI18/12

Date of Application

26/Mar/18

Information Requested

Documents regarding the separation of ACT Health since 1 January 2017
 

Date of Decision

17/May/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-12 Health Response Part 1

FOI18-12 Health Response Part 2

FOI18-12 additional response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

Ombudsman overturned part of ACT Health’s original decision and substituted it with a decision to release further information.

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

31/May/18

Additional information uploaded 26/Sep/18

HDFOI18/16

Reference number

HDFOI18/16

Date of Application

10/Apr/18

Information Requested

  • All meeting minutes between the ACT government and Cattleyard between November 1 2017 and April 9, 2018;
  • All meeting minutes between the ACT government and the STA-Safe consortium between November 1 2017 and April 9, 2018;
  • All third party reports handed to government on pill testing in the ACT from January 1 2018 to April 9 2018;
  • All meeting minutes of the working group set up to investigate introducing pill testing in the ACT;
  • Any correspondence to the ACT government from third-party stakeholders opposed to the pill testing trial from January 1 2018 to April 9, 2018

Date of Decision

31/May/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-16 Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

21/Jun/18

HDFOI18/21

Reference number

HDFOI18/21

Date of Application

03/May/18

Information Requested

Documents relating to investigations conducted by ACT Health of sexual assaults by patients or staff on patients at The Canberra Hospital since December 2013.

Date of Decision

01/Jun/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-21 Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

18/Jun/18

HDFOI18/22

Reference number

HDFOI18/22

Date of Application

23/Apr/18

Information Requested

The interim accreditation report by the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards reported on 18 April 2018.

Date of Decision

21/May/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-22 Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

19 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

04/Jun/18

HDFOI18/23

Reference number

HDFOI18/23

Date of Application

23/Apr/18

Information Requested

Documents, procedures, and guidelines relating to accreditation and loss of accreditation under the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards National Safety and Quality Healthcare Standards for Canberra Hospital and Health Service.

Date of Decision

22/May/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-23 Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

04/Jun/18

HDFOI18/25

Reference number

HDFOI18/25

Date of Application

2/May/18

Information Requested

All correspondence between ACT Health and Cattleyard Promotions relating to pill testing (particularly, but not limited to, correspondence in which Cattleyard agrees to the trial)

All correspondence/ internal documents generated by ACT Health in relation to the media strategy for the pill testing trial

All correspondence between ACT Health and members of the STA-Safe consortium exchanged in the wake of Cattleyard’s agreement to host the trial.

Date of Decision

27/Jun/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-25 Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

38 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

10/Jul/18

HDFOI18/26

Reference number

HDFOI18/26

Date of Application

03/May/18

Information Requested

The anonymous letter regarding maternity ward issues reported on by The Canberra Times on 26 April 2018, and subsequent correspondence.

Date of Decision

01/Jun/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-26 Health Response Part 1

FOI18-26 Health Response Part 2

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

15/Jun/18

HDFOI18/29

Reference number

HDFOI18/29

Date of Application

16/May/18

Information Requested

Documents related to a meeting between Minister Fitzharris, Minister Rattenbury and ACT health officials on 23 March 2018.

Date of Decision

15/Jun/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-29 Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

26/Jun/18

HDFOI18/30

Reference number

HDFOI18/30

Date of Application

16/May/18

Information Requested

Documents related to a meeting between Minister Fitzharris and the Health Services Union on 27 March 2018.

Date of Decision

15/Jun/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-30 Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

26/Jun/18

HDFOI18/31

Reference number

HDFOI18/31

Date of Application

16/May/18

Information Requested

Documents related to a meeting between Minister Fitzharris and union officials held on 14 March 2018.

Date of Decision

15/Jun/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-31 Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

26/Jun/18

HDFOI18/34

Reference number

HDFOI18/34

Date of Application

22/May/18

Information Requested

Documents related to contingency plans since the failed interim report if the hospital does not pass the Council of Healthcare Standards accreditation.

Date of Decision

21/Jun/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-34 Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

5/Jul/18

HDFOI18/35

Reference number

HDFOI18/35

Date of Application

22/May/18

Information Requested

All minutes, action items and agendas for meetings of the leadership committee Minister Fitzharris referenced in the Legislative Assembly on 9 May 2018 in response to a question by Mr Jeremy Hanson MLA. I ask that this search include all meetings since the departure of the former director-general of ACT Health, Ms Nicole Feely.

Date of Decision

21/Jun/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-35 Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

5/Jul/18

HDFOI18/48

Reference number

HDFOI18/48

Date of Application

20/Jun/18

Information Requested

Documents generated or received by the ACT Government in relation to contamination from toxic chemicals at the former Charnwood fire station site. including:

 

  • results of testing for all per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFASs, including PFOS and PFOA) at this site;
  • advice or recommendations from Health Protection Services in response to these results;
  • any protection or mitigation measures recommended by the Health Directorate (either alone or jointly with any other government department, such as the Environment Protection Agency) in relation to PFASs at this site;
  • protection or mitigation measures that have been completed;
  • and, if different, all remediation conditions put into place on the site’s recent development application that were required by the Health Protection Service (or another division of the Health Directorate, either alone or jointly with any other government department, such as the Environment Protection Agency).

Date of Decision

8/Aug/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-48 Health Response part 1 of 15

FOI18-48 Health Response part 2 of 15

FOI18-48 Health Response part 3 of 15

FOI18-48 Health Response part 4 of 15

FOI18-48 Health Response part 5 of 15

FOI18-48 Health Response part 6 of 15

FOI18-48 Health Response part 7 of 15

FOI18-48 Health Response part 8 of 15

FOI18-48 Health Response part 9 of 15

FOI18-48 Health Response part 10 of 15

FOI18-48 Health Response part 11 of 15

FOI18-48 Health Response part 12 of 15

FOI18-48 Health Response part 13 of 15

FOI18-48 Health Response part 14 of 15

FOI18-48 Health Response part 15 of 15

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

13/Aug/18

HDFOI18/50

Reference number

HDFOI18/50

Date of Application

27/Jun/18

Information Requested

All correspondence held or created by the health directorate between the health directorate and/or the chief health officer with the NSW and federal counterparts in relation to PFAS and/ or PFOS and/ or contamination of any water source or body of water in the Wreck Bay community. Between January 1, 2015 to June 27, 2018.

Date of Decision

15/Aug/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-50 Health Response Part 1 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 2 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 3 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 4 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 5 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 6 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 7 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 8 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 9 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 10 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 11 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 12 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 13 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 14 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 15 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 16 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 17 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 18 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 19 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 20 of 21
FOI18-50 Health Response Part 21 of 21

FOI18-50 additional response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

20/Aug/18

HDFOI18/51

Reference number

HDFOI18/51

Date of Application

02/Jul/18

Information Requested

Correspondence between Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris and Martin Bowles from April 14 to the present that refer to bullying allegations at Calvary Hospital and their investigation. 

Date of Decision

15/Aug/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-51 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

32 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

27/Aug/18

HDFOI18/52

Reference number

HDFOI18/52

Date of Application

5/Jul/18

Information Requested

Documents regarding a meeting between Minister Fitzharris and former Director-General 19 January 2018.

Date of Decision

26/Jul/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-52 Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

16 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

2/Aug/18

HDFOI18/53

Reference number

HDFOI18/53

Date of Application

5/Jul/18

Information Requested

Documents related to a meeting between the Chief Minister and Minister for Health held on 25 January 2018.

Date of Decision

26/Jul/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-53 Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

16 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

2/Aug/18

HDFOI18/54

Reference number

HDFOI18/54

Date of Application

5/Jul/18

Information Requested

Documents related to a meeting between the Minister for Health and the Minister for Mental Health held on 31 January 2018.

Date of Decision

26/Jul/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-54 Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

16 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

2/Aug/18

HDFOI18/55

Reference number

HDFOI18/55

Date of Application

5/Jul/18

Information Requested

Documents related to the inaugural meeting of the Territory wide Health Services advisory council 31 January 2018.

Date of Decision

31/Jul/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-55 Health Response Part 1

FOI18-55 Health Response Part 2

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

18 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

10/Aug/18

HDFOI18/56

Reference number

HDFOI18/56

Date of Application

5/Jul/18

Information Requested

Documents related to a meeting between the Minister for Health and the Head of Service on 2 February 2018.

Date of Decision

26/Jul/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-56 Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

16 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

2/Aug/18

HDFOI18/57

Reference number

HDFOI18/57

Date of Application

5/Jul/18

Information Requested

Documents related to a meeting between the Minister for Health and the Minister for Mental Health on 28 February 2018.

Date of Decision

26/Jul/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-57 Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

16 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

2/Aug/18

HDFOI18/58

Reference number

HDFOI18/58

Date of Application

5/Jul/18

Information Requested

Documents related to a meeting between Minister for Health and the former Director-General of Health on 16 March 2018.

Date of Decision

26/Jul/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-58 Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

16 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

2/Aug/18

HDFOI18/60

Reference number

HDFOI18/60

Date of Application

10/Jul/18

Information Requested

Report of the Review into the Canberra Midwifery Program for ACT Health. Project No: C06 50 003. Chiarella, M., Homer, C., Dahlen, H., Hickey, P. (2007).

Date of Decision

6/Aug/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-60 Health Response

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

19 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

10/Aug/18

HDFOI18/61

Reference number

HDFOI18/61

Date of Application

25/Jul/18

Information Requested

A copy of all the emails sent TO and sent FROM, and DELETED from the email account of Nicole Feely which mention the words "preliminary assessment" or “disclosure” or “PID” or “breast” in the subject or body of the email from December 5th to December 15th, and Feb 5th to Feb 15th

Date of Decision

22/Aug/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-61 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI18-61 Decision Letter Part 2

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

5/Sep/18

HDFOI18/63

Reference number

HDFOI18/63

Date of Application

20/Jul/18

Information Requested

A copy of the 'Form and Function Review' by Spring Green Consulting engaged by the DG of Health.

Date of Decision

17/Aug/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-63 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

29/Aug/18

HDFOI18/66

Reference number

HDFOI18/66

Date of Application

07/Aug/18

Information Requested

Briefing material sent to Minister for Health and Minister for Mental Health related to the restructure of ACT Health between 23 March 2018 and 1 August 2018.

Date of Decision

03/Sep/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-66 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

10/Sep/18

HDFOI18/68

Reference number

HDFOI18/68

Date of Application

06/Sep/18

Information Requested

Number of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people in healthcare occupations in ACT Health 2010-2018.

Date of Decision

28/Sep/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-68 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

15 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

15/Oct/18

HDFOI18/69

Reference number

HDFOI18/69

Date of Application

09/Aug/18

Information Requested

Internal communication between the dates of Feb 25 and March 26 2018 – including emails, memos, minutes, text/whatsapp messages - between Nicole Feely, Shaun Strachan
between Meegan Fitzharris and Nicole Feely.
between Meegan Fitzharris and Shaun Strachan.

Date of Decision

03/Sep/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-69 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

17 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

13/Sep/18

HDFOI18/71

Reference number

HDFOI18/71

Date of Application

21/Aug/18

Information Requested

Document(s) that provide a summary of bullying or harassment within ACT Health and/or Calvary Hospital during the 2017-18 financial year

Date of Decision

18/Sep/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-71 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

26/Sep/18

HDFOI18/73

Reference number

HDFOI18/73

Date of Application

22/Aug/18

Information Requested

Results of staff surveys on bullying or containing questions about bullying and related documents from ACT Health or hospitals dated between 2015 and 2018.

Date of Decision

10/Oct/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-73 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

34 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

23/Oct/18

HDFOI18/74

Reference number

HDFOI18/74

Date of Application

22/Aug/18

Information Requested

Independent review and systems level re-design of withdrawal management services and associated documents.

Date of Decision

10/Oct/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-74 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

34 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

23/Oct/18

HDFOI18/75

Reference number

HDFOI18/75

Date of Application

23/Aug/18

Information Requested

Correspondence between ACT Health and the ANU Medical School regarding allegations of bullying and sexual harassment on the Canberra Hospital Campus during 2017-2018 and related documents including reports.

Date of Decision

13/Sep/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-75 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

15 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

26/Sep/18

HDFOI18/76

Reference number

HDFOI18/76

Date of Application

27/Aug/18

Information Requested

I sent an email to the government email account of Dr Jeffrey Fletcher and Ms Margaret McLeod on the 6th of December 2017 from my email account. I would like to now to whom did Dr Fletcher and Ms McLeod forwarded this email to, and I would like to have a copy of the email replies they received.

Date of Decision

18/Sep/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-76 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

16 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

26/Sep/18

HDFOI18/77

Reference number

HDFOI18/77

Date of Application

27/Aug/18

Information Requested

Copies of all estimates briefs prepared in 2018 as well as any other ministerial briefs that were prepared by ACT Health in relation to the estimates hearing in 2018 for the Minister for Health and Wellbeing.

Date of Decision

19/Oct/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-77 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

30/Oct/18

HDFOI18/80

Reference number

HDFOI18/80

Date of Application

17/Sep/18

Information Requested

documents containing information about all reports of lost or stolen medication in ACT hospitals (both public and private) from 2013-2018 Including details of:

  1. date
  2. hospital concerned
  3. drug name
  4. quantity missing.

Date of Decision

6/Nov/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-80 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

14/Nov/18

HDFOI18/81

Reference number

HDFOI18/81

Date of Application

6/Sep/18

Information Requested

Documents related to the recruitment and resignation of Janet Anderson.

Date of Decision

19/Oct/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-81 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

30 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

30/Oct/18

HDFOI18/82

Reference number

HDFOI18/82

Date of Application

28/Sep/18

Information Requested

All correspondence, briefings or documents held by the department regarding the Robert Griew Nous Group report (excluding the report or draft copies of the report).

Date of Decision

19/Nov/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-82 Decision Letter

FOI18-82 ACT Health additional Response Part 1

FOI18-82 ACT Health additional Response Part 2

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

3/Dec/18

HDFOI18/83

Reference number

HDFOI18/83

Date of Application

12/Sep/18

Information Requested

All correspondence between ACT Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris and the Australian Medical Association and/or the Australian Medical Association ACT branch from January 1 to the present that references an inquiry and/or review into ACT Health, created or held by the ACT Health Directorate.

Date of Decision

28/Sep/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-83 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

12 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

15/Oct/18

HDFOI18/84

Reference number

HDFOI18/84

Date of Application

12/Sep/18

Information Requested

I seek any and all correspondence held or created by the health directorate between the health directorate and/or the chief health officer with the NSW and federal counterparts in relation to PFAS and/ or PFOS and/ or contamination of any water source or body of water in the Wreck Bay community.

Date of Decision

31/Oct/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

34 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

Ombudsman confirmed the ACT Health Decision. Additional Documents released.

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

09/Aug/19

HDFOI18/85

Reference number

HDFOI18/85

Date of Application

12/Sep/18

Information Requested

Documents related to the restructure of ACT Health into two organisations.

Date of Decision

10/Oct/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-85 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

19 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

23/Oct/18

HDFOI18/86

Reference number

HDFOI18/86

Date of Application

2/Oct/18

Information Requested

Documents related to cultural and accreditation issues in the urology and medical imaging departments of the Canberra Hospital.

Date of Decision

20/Nov/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-86 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI18-86 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI18-86 Decision Letter Part 3

FOI18-86 Decision Letter Part 4

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

3/Dec/18

HDFOI18/87

Reference number

HDFOI18/87

Date of Application

13/Sep/18

Information Requested

A copy of all briefs sent to the Minister for Health and Wellbeing and the Minister for Mental Health in August 2018 on the operational performance of the hospital system.

Date of Decision

18/Oct/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-87 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

24 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

30/Oct/18

HDFOI18/94

Reference number

HDFOI18/94

Date of Application

23/Oct/18

Information Requested

Meeting minutes (not including attachments) of the Clinical Culture Committee for the period October 2015 to June 2016.

Date of Decision

20/Nov/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-94 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

3/Dec/18

HDFOI18/95

Reference number

HDFOI18/95

Date of Application

27/Sep/18

Information Requested

All correspondence between ACT Health and/or Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris  to Katy Gallagher regarding Calvary Hospital between May 2018 and the present.

Date of Decision

26/Oct/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-95 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

6/Nov/18

HDFOI18/96

Reference number

HDFOI18/96

Date of Application

2/Oct/18

Information Requested

All emails, reports and ministerial briefs related to the four allegations of fraud made against ACT Health staffing 2017-18.

Date of Decision

29/Oct/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-96 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

19 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

6/Nov/18

HDFOI18/97

Reference number

HDFOI18/97

Date of Application

4/Oct/18

Information Requested

Documents related to safety and security of patients and staff at the AMHU and Dhulwa.

Date of Decision

19/Nov/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

29/Nov/18

HDFOI18/98

Reference number

HDFOI18/98

Date of Application

25/Oct/18

Information Requested

Ministerial briefs to the Minister for Health and Wellbeing about how practical the Labor's 2016 election promise to "provide new grants to construct three new bulk billing medical practices - two in Tuggeranong and one in the Molonglo Valley", was and any ministerial briefs about the implementation process;

  • Ministerial briefs on grants to establish, open or construct bulkbilling practices in Tuggeranong and in the Molonglo Valley from 2016 to date. These briefs may include, but are not limited to, Ministerial Briefs, Question Time Briefs, Estimates Briefs and Annual Report Briefs;
  • Documents and correspondence related to consideration of the applications and grants under the Bulk Billing General Practices Grant Fund during 2018, specifically seeking the overall process in terms of consideration. This may include, but is not limited to, consideration of applications for grants; meeting notes, minutes and agendas; discussion surrounding timeframes or delays; approval processes; and directions from the Minister or their office; and e-mails that involve a decision being made.

Date of Decision

20/Dec/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-98 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI18-98 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI18-98 Decision Letter Part 3

FOI18-98 Decision Letter Part 4

FOI18-98 Decision Letter Part 5

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

40 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

7/Jan/19

HDFOI18/100

Reference number

HDFOI18/100

Date of Application

25/Oct/18

Information Requested

Briefs prepared for the Minister for Health and the Minister for Mental Health regarding pill testing from 1 July 2018 to date. These briefs may include, but are not limited to, General Briefs, Question Time Briefs, Estimates Briefs and Annual Report Briefs.

Briefs prepared for the Minister for Health and the Minister for Mental Health regarding the legalisation of marijuana for personal use from 1 July 2018 to date. These briefs may include, but are not limited to, General Briefs, Question Time Briefs, Estimates Briefs and Annual Report Briefs.

Briefs prepared for the Minister for Health and the Minister for Mental Health regarding the Draft Drug Strategy Action Plan 2018-2022 prepared from 1 January 2018 to date. These briefs may include, but are not limited to, General Briefs, Question Time Briefs, Estimates Briefs and Annual Report Briefs.

Briefs prepared for the Minister for Health and the Minister for Mental Health regarding the Indigenous Bush Healing Farm from 1 January 2018 to date. These briefs may include, but are not limited to, General Briefs, Question Time Briefs, Estimates Briefs and Annual Report Briefs.

Briefs prepared for the Minister for Health and the Minister for Mental Health regarding progress in implementing a real-time prescription drug monitoring scheme in the ACT from 1 July 2018 to today. These briefs may include, but are not limited to, General Briefs, Question Time Briefs, Estimates Briefs and Annual Report Briefs.

Briefs prepared for the Estimates Committee Hearings for the 2018-19 Budget on Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs related issues.

Briefs prepared for the Minister for Health and the Minister for Mental Health regarding drug overdoses from 1 January 2018 to date.

Briefs prepared for the Minister for Health and Minister for Mental Health on issues primarily related to alcohol, tobacco and other drugs from 1 July 2018 to date. These briefs may include, but are not limited to, General Briefs, Question Time Briefs, Estimates Briefs and Annual Report Briefs.

Date of Decision

13/Dec/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-100 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI18-100 Decision Letter Part 2

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

21/Dec/18

HDFOI18/101

Reference number

HDFOI18/101

Date of Application

17/Oct/18

Information Requested

All correspondence from or between any clinical directors within Canberra Hospital and/or or ACT Health executives, regarding the use of off site radiology providers/ delays in the making of any medical imaging reports - including but not limited to MRIs, CT scans and X rays/ adverse patient outcomes due to delays or use of offsite radiology reporting, between March 1 and April 28, 2018.

Date of Decision

5/Dec/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-101 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

19/Dec/18

HDFOI18/103

Reference number

HDFOI18/103

Date of Application

23/Oct/18

Information Requested

The report produced by XXX XXX on the investigation into allegations raised in a public interest disclosure application regarding breast imaging made by XXX XXX

Date of Decision

19/Nov/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-103 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

19 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

3/Dec/18

HDFOI18/104

Reference number

HDFOI18/104

Date of Application

25/Oct/18

Information Requested

Ministerial briefs prepared for the Minister for Health and Wellbeing on issues related to palliative care and end of life issues from 1 January 2018 to date. These briefs may include, but are not limited to, General Briefs, Question Time Briefs, Estimates Briefs and Annual Report Briefs.

Date of Decision

13/Dec/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-104 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI18-104 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI18-104 Decision Letter Part 3

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

21/Dec/18

HDFOI18/105

Reference number

HDFOI18/105

Date of Application

15/Jan/19

Information Requested

  1. Tier 1 work health and safety reports, for the period 1 July 2017 – 30 June 2018, held or created by ACT Health.
  2. Workplace safety reports and/or briefings to the in relation to bullying and harassment for the past year.

Date of Decision

13/Feb/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-105 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI18-105 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI18-105 Decision Letter Part 3

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

27/Feb/19

HDFOI18/106

Reference number

HDFOI18/106

Date of Application

29/Oct/18

Information Requested

Access to the Klein Report, noting that it constitutes “government information” within the meaning of the FOI Act.

Date of Decision

26/Nov/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-106 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

10/Dec/18

HDFOI18/107

Reference number

HDFOI18/107

Date of Application

30/Oct/18

Information Requested

a. Any briefing documents prepared for the minister for health or her office regarding parking fees and/or charges at the Canberra Hospital and Calvary Hospital between July 2017 to today.

b. Any emails to or from the Director-General of ACT Health, Deputy Director-General of ACTHealth, CEO of Canberra Health Services or the Minister for Health or her office regarding the current and/or future parking fees and/or charges at the Canberra Hospital and Calvary Hospital and/or any proposal to change them between July 2017 to today.

c. Any emails to or from the former/current Director-General of ACT Health, Deputy Director-General of ACT Health, CEO of Canberra Health Services or the Minister for Health or her office regarding policies about staff and/or public parking at the Canberra Hospital and Calvary Hospital between July 2017 and today.

d. Any briefing documents or reports referred to the CEO of Canberra Health Services or the former/current Director-General of ACT Health or the Deputy Director-General of ACT Health regarding staff and public parking arrangements and policies at the Canberra Hospital and Calvary Hospital between July 2017 and today.

Date of Decision

17/Dec/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-107 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI18-107 Decision Letter Part 2

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

34 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

21/Dec/18

HDFOI18/108

Reference number

HDFOI18/108

Date of Application

30/Oct/18

Information Requested

I seek the report held by ACT Health of the audit of leave balances within ACT Health, that was undertaken by Axiom during the 2017-18 financial year.

Date of Decision

18/Dec/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-108 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

24/Dec/18

HDFOI18/109

Reference number

HDFOI18/109

Date of Application

30/Oct/18

Information Requested

The report held by ACT Health of the audit of payments to private practitioners, undertaken by Protiviti during the 2017-18 financial year.

Date of Decision

27/Nov/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-109 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

10/Dec/18

HDFOI18/110

Reference number

HDFOI18/110

Date of Application

31/Oct/18

Information Requested

A copy of the Mills Oakley report on the selection process for the Director Medical Imaging provided to ACT Health on 24 July 2018.

Date of Decision

26/Nov/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-110 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

18 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

10/Dec/18

HDFOI18/111

Reference number

HDFOI18/111

Date of Application

31/Oct/18

Information Requested

The incoming minister's brief prepared in 2016 for the Surgical Procedures Interventional Radiology and Emergency building.

Briefs to the Minister for Health and Wellbeing about the SPIRE project from November 2016 to date. This may include but is not limited to Ministerial briefs, question time briefs, estimates briefs and annual report briefs.

Date of Decision

28/Nov/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-111 Decision Letter

FOI18-111 Additional response Part 1

FOI18-111 Additional response Part 2

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

10/Dec/18

HDFOI18/112

Reference number

HDFOI18/112

Date of Application

1/Nov/18

Information Requested

Documents related to maintenance of ACT Health and Canberra Health Service buildings and facilities. Specifically seeking:

  • Briefings provided to the Minister for Health and Minister for Mental Health related to maintenance issues in ACT Health buildings from 1 January 2018 to 31 July 2018. This may include but is not limited to ministerial briefs, Estimates briefs and question time briefs.
  • Briefings provided to the Minister for Health and Minister for Mental Health related to maintenance issues in ACT Health and Canberra Health Service briefs from 1 September 2018 to date. This may include but is not limited to ministerial briefs, Estimates briefs, annual reports briefs and question time briefs.
  • Documents from all Work Health and Safety Committees located on the Canberra Hospital Campus from 1 July 2018 to date. This excludes the Adult Acute Mental Health Services Work and Safety Committee as I have requested documents from this Committee previously.

Date of Decision

29/Nov/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-112 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

10/Dec/18

HDFOI18/113

Reference number

HDFOI18/113

Date of Application

5/Nov/18

Information Requested

Swab result from 22/2/18 cott 33 NICU

Date of Decision

15/Nov/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-113 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

8 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

29/Nov/18

HDFOI18/114

Reference number

HDFOI18/114

Date of Application

5/Dec/18

Information Requested

The table of contents of both below reports as well as the executive summaries.

The business case prepared by KPMG for the main tower and adjacent building at the Canberra Hospital,

A report commissioned by the government to evaluate the condition of existing assets, buildings 1,10 &12

Date of Decision

29/Jan/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-114 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

12/Feb/19

HDFOI18/118

Reference number

HDFOI18/118

Date of Application

20/Nov/18

Information Requested

Final briefing notes and documents prepared for the 2017-18 Annual Report Hearing

Date of Decision

19/Dec/18

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-118 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI18-118 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI18-118 Decision Letter Part 3

FOI18-118 Decision Letter Part 4

FOI18-118 Decision Letter Part 5

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

7/Jan/19

HDFOI18/124

Reference number

HDFOI18/124

Date of Application

9/Jan/19

Information Requested

Please provide the following documents in relation to the proposed Canberra Health Services restructure between 1 October 2018 and present.

  • CEO Messages to staff in relation the proposed restructure.
  • Final consultation document for staff.
  • Briefings prepared for the Minister for Health and Wellbeing or Minister for Mental Health.
  • Communications Strategy.
  • SES Briefing Packs.
  • Correspondence between the office of the CEO CHS and the offices of ACT Health Director General, Minister for Health and Wellbeing or Minister for Mental Health.
  • Letters to Unions, professional organisations and staff of CHS.

Date of Decision

7/Feb/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-124 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI18-124 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI18-124 Decision Letter Part 3

FOI18-124 Decision Letter Part 4

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

21/Feb/19

HDFOI18/125

Reference number

HDFOI18/125

Date of Application

3/Jan/19

Information Requested

  • Reports or similar documents prepared for either the Director-General of ACT Health or the CEO of Canberra Health Services regarding progress of the SPIRE project from 1 October 2018 to 1 January 2019.
  • Correspondence between either Canberra Health Services or ACT Health and the office of the Minister for Health and Wellbeing's from 1 October 2018 to 1 January 2019.
  • A communications strategy for the SPIRE project and correspondence between either Canberra Health Services or ACT Health and the office of the Minister for Health and Wellbeing regarding the communications strategy from 1 October 2018 to 1 January 2019.
  • Communications to all Canberra Health Services staff including clinical staff, as well as unions and professional organisations regarding changes to the SPIRE project dated from 1 October 2018 to 1 January 2019.

Date of Decision

8/Feb/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-125 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI18-125 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI18-125 Decision Letter Part 3

FOI18-125 Decision Letter Part 4

FOI18-125 Decision Letter Part 5

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

25 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

22/Feb/19

HDFOI18/126

Reference number

HDFOI18/126

Date of Application

10/Jan/19

Information Requested

Copies of documents related to ACT Health Clinical Culture.

  • Documents related to meetings of the ACT Health Clinical Culture committee between 1 January 2016 and 30 September 2018. These include notices, minutes and other documents prepared for Committee Meetings.
  • Briefs prepared for the Minister for Health, the then Assistant Minister for Health and Minister for Mental Health between 1 January 2016 and 31 September 2018 regarding clinical culture. These include Question Time Briefs, Estimates Briefs and annual report briefs.
  • Reports prepared for the Director-General of ACT Health and the Acting Director-General of ACT Health regarding clinical health culture between 1 January 2016 and 30 September 2018.Reports or similar documents prepared for either the Director-General of ACT Health or the CEO of Canberra Health Services regarding progress of the SPIRE project from 1 October 2018 to 1 January 2019.

Date of Decision

01/Mar/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

18/Mar/19

HDFOI18/127

Reference number

HDFOI18/127

Date of Application

13/Dec/18

Information Requested

Copies of documents related to Canberra Health Services clinical culture:

  • Documents related to meetings of Canberra Health Services Clinical Culture committee from 1 October 2018 to the current day. This includes agenda, minutes and documents prepared for the meeting.
  • Briefs prepared for the Minister for Health and Minister for Mental Health between 1 October 2018 and the current day. This includes Question Time briefs, Annual Report briefs and Estimates briefs.
  • Reports submitted to the CEO of Canberra Health Services from the Canberra Health Services Clinical Culture committee.

Date of Decision

14/Jan/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

19 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

25/Jan/19

HDFOI18/128

Reference number

HDFOI18/128

Date of Application

13/Dec/18

Information Requested

Documents related to safety issues in the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children and Calvary Public Hospital. Scope of FOI request related to Centenary Hospital for Women and Children and Calvary Public Hospital maintenance and safety issues:

  • Briefs provided to the Minister for Health and Wellbeing regarding Calvary Public Hospital and Centenary Hospital for Women and Children from 1 October 2018 to present;
  • Reports and other documents provided to the Chief Executive Officer of Canberra Health Services regarding safety and maintenance issues at the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children and Calvary Public Hospital since 1 October 2018;
  • Documents from all Work Health and Safety Committees on the Calvary Public Hospital and Centenary Hospital for Women and Children campus since 1 October 2018. This includes Tier Three, Tier Two and where appropriate Tier One committees

Date of Decision

05/Feb/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-128 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

19/Feb/19

HDFOI18/129

Reference number

HDFOI18/129

Date of Application

13/Dec/18

Information Requested

Documents related to reporting of ACT Health data. Scope of FOI request related to Health Data December 2018:

  • Correspondence between ACT Health and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare during 2018 regarding the calculation of recurrent expenditure per person for the ACT.
  • Correspondence between the Minister for Health and Wellbeing and the Director-General of ACT Health regarding timing of quarterly performance reports during 2018.
  • Briefs prepared for the Minister of Health and Wellbeing during 2018 regarding quarterly performance reports and timing of quarterly performance reports. This includes Question Time Briefs, Estimates Briefs and Annual Reports Briefs.
  • Documents prepared for the Director-General of ACT Health regarding quarterly performance reports and timing of quarterly performance reports during 2018.

Date of Decision

23/Jan/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-129 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI18-129 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI18-129 Decision Letter Part 3

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

26 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

7/Feb/19

HDFOI18/130

Reference number

HDFOI18/130

Date of Application

3/Dec/18

Information Requested

Documents including attachments, which formed the Fitout Assessment Application and Food Business New Registration Application for Sonoma Bakery 1-2/21 Lonsdale Street, Braddon

Date of Decision

2/Jan/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-130 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

19 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

7/Jan/19

HDFOI18/132

Reference number

HDFOI18/132

Date of Application

17/Dec/18

Information Requested

How many people in the ACT registered or agreed somehow to donate their organs, tissue or both, with this decision having been overturned by next of kin - for the time periods 2010-2014, 2015-2016, the 2017 year and the 2018 year? Please split data into organs, tissue or both if possible.

Date of Decision

22/Jan/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI18-132 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

6/Feb/19

HDFOI19/02

Reference number

HDFOI19/02

Date of Application

11/Feb/19

Information Requested

All correspondence between specialist doctors at Canberra Health Services and the Health Minister Meegan Fitzharris regarding stroke services between September 2018 and today.

All correspondence between Canberra Hospital doctors or clinicians to the Executive, Medical Imaging, Deputy Director-General, Canberra Health Services, Office of the CEO, Canberra Health Services and/or Office of the Director-General, ACT Health regarding endovascular clot retrieval (ECR) and thrombolysis services between September 2018 and today.

Date of Decision

1/Apr/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-02 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

15/Apr/19

HDFOI19/03

Reference number

HDFOI19/03

Date of Application

5/Feb/19

Information Requested

I seek meeting minutes (not including attachments) of the Clinical Culture Committee for the period between July 2016 and June 2018.

Date of Decision

5/Mar/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-03 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI19-03 Decision Letter Part 2

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

20/Mar/19

HDFOI19/04

Reference number

HDFOI19/04

Date of Application

5/Feb/19

Information Requested

Final results for all surveys and polls commissioned by the ACT Government since 6 December 2018.

Date of Decision

4/Mar/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-04 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

19/Mar/19

HDFOI19/05

Reference number

HDFOI19/05

Date of Application

5/Feb/19

Information Requested

Final results for all surveys and polls commissioned by the ACT Government since 6 December 2018.

Date of Decision

7/Mar/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-05 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

22 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

21/Mar/19

HDFOI19/06

Reference number

HDFOI19/06

Date of Application

14/Mar/19

Information Requested

Total number of executive positions and total salaries of the executive positions, in ACT Health for the periods 1 July 2017- 30 June 2018.

Budgeted number of executive positions and total budgeted salaries of executive positions in ACT Health and Canberra Health Services for the period 1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019.

Budgeted number of executive positions and total budgeted salaries for the executive positions for ACT Health and Canberra Heath Services for the period 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.

Date of Decision

11/Apr/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-06 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

30/Apr/19

HDFOI19/07

Reference number

HDFOI19/07

Date of Application

14/May/19

Information Requested

I am seeking a copy of the Canberra Health Services integrated risk register.

Date of Decision

13/Jun/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-07 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

27/Jun/19

HDFOI19/08

Reference number

HDFOI19/08

Date of Application

12/Mar/19

Information Requested

Copies of reports prepared in the term of the last Assembly on Canberra Hospital infrastructure.

The business case prepared by KPMG for the main tower and adjacent building at the Canberra Hospital;

A report commissioned by the government to evaluate the condition of existing assets, buildings 1, 10 & 12;

Any other reports prepared by consultants related to infrastructure (new buildings or refurbished buildings) at the Canberra Hospital prepared between 2012 and 2016 (excluding the AECOM report).

Date of Decision

17/May/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-08 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI19-08 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI19-08 Decision Letter Part 3

FOI19-08 Decision Letter Part 4

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

45 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

3/Jun/19

HDFOI19/10

Reference number

HDFOI19/10

Date of Application

27/Mar/19

Information Requested

I would like copies of documents related to development of health infrastructure on Belconnen, Gungahlin and North Canberra

  • Briefs provided to the Minister for Health and Minister for Mental Health related to significant infrastructure projects on the Northside of Canberra including Belconnen, Gungahlin and North Canberra dated from January 2018 until the present day. These briefs may include, but are not limited to, General Briefs, Question Time Briefs, Estimates Briefs and Annual Report Briefs.
  • Documents provided to the Director-General of ACT Health related to significant infrastructure projects on the Northside of Canberra including Belconnen, Gungahlin and North Canberra dated from January 2018 to the current day. This includes correspondence with Ministers, senior executives of ACT Health, Canberra Health Services and other directorates about infrastructure projects on the Northside excluding routine correspondence such as the venue of a meeting for example.
  • Documents related to meetings of the ACT Health Business Support and Infrastructure Committee related to significant infrastructure projects on the Northside of Canberra including Belconnen, Gungahlin and North Canberra dated between January 2018 and today. This includes agenda, minutes and other related documents excluding purely administrative material such as correspondence about the venue of the next meeting.
  • I would be grateful if you could exclude duplicate copies of documents.

Date of Decision

24/May/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-10 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI19-10 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI19-10 Decision Letter Part 3

FOI19-10 Decision Letter Part 4

FOI19-10 Decision Letter Part 5

FOI19-10 Decision Letter Part 6

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

38 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

11/Jun/19

HDFOI19/13

Reference number

HDFOI19/13

Date of Application

12/Mar/19

Information Requested

Copies of documents related to maternity health services:

  • Copies of briefs prepared for the Minister for Health and Wellbeing on maternity services including the Centenary Hospital, Calvary Public Hospital and Queen Elizabeth II Hospital since October 1 2018. These briefs may include, but are not limited to, General Briefs, Question Time Briefs, Estimates Briefs and Annual Report Briefs;
  • Correspondence with the Canberra Mothercraft Society regarding the future of the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital from 1 January 2016 to the present day;?
  • Documents sent to the Director-General of ACT Health related to maternity services in the ACT including documents related to the Centenary Hospital, Calvary Public Hospital and Queen Elizabeth II dated from 1 October 2018 to the current day;
  • Documents related to the search for another organisation to run the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital dated since 1 October 2018;
  • Communications strategy related to the transfer of the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital from the Canberra Mothercraft Society in 2019 and related correspondence;
  • Documents prepared for the ACT Health Business Support and Infrastructure Committee related to maternity services including the Centenary Hospital, Calvary Public Hospital and Queen Elizabeth II hospital.

Date of Decision

17/May/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-13 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI19-13 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI19-13 Decision Letter Part 3

FOI19-13 Decision Letter Part 4

FOI19-13 Decision Letter Part 5

FOI19-13 Decision Letter Part 6

FOI19-13 Decision Letter Part 7

FOI19-13 Decision Letter Part 8

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

45 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

3/Jun/19

HDFOI19/14

Reference number

HDFOI19/14

Date of Application

12/Apr/19

Information Requested

I would like copies of documents related to maternal health services:

  1. Documents sent to the CEO of Canberra Health Services related to Queen Elizabeth II dated from 1 October 2018 to the current day. This excludes purely administrative documents and routine reports on bed occupancy and the like.
  2. Documents related to the search for another organisation to run the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital dated since 1 October 2018.
  3. Documents prepared for tier 2 Women, Youth and Children internal committees that deal with issues related to maternity services from 1 October 2018 to the current day. These include agendas, minutes and documents prepared for the committee including reports.
  4. Documents prepared for the ACT Health Business Support and Infrastructure Committee related to maternity services including the Centenary Hospital, Calvary Public Hospital and Queen Elizabeth II Hospital.

Date of Decision

31/May/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-14 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI19-14 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI19-14 Decision Letter Part 3

FOI19-14 Decision Letter Part 4

FOI19-14 Decision Letter Part 5

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

18/Jun/19

HDFOI19/15

Reference number

HDFOI19/15

Date of Application

13/Mar/19

Information Requested

The budgeted shifts for midwives at Centenary Hospital's birthing suite for each of the three daily shifts for January and February in 2019. The actual number of midwives who worked each daily shift in the birthing suite for January and February 2019.

Date of Decision

9/Apr/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-15 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

19 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

30/Apr/19

HDFOI19/16

Reference number

HDFOI19/16

Date of Application

28/Mar/19

Information Requested

I would like documents related to medical imaging records being transferred from a Siemens to an AGFA system in 2017 and 2018:

Documents dating from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2018 related to the tender for an IT system for medical imaging records in the Canberra Hospital,

Correspondence between Canberra Health Services, ACT Health, Siemens and AGFA regarding the transition of medical imaging records from a Siemens system to an AGFA system in 2017 and 2018.

Reports prepared by consultants, Siemens, AGFA, or ACT Health staff about the transition process from the Siemens system to AGFA during 2017 and 2018 and related correspondence

Date of Decision

24/May/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 3

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 4

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 5

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 6

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 7

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 8

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 9

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 10

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 11

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 12

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 13

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 14

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 15

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 16

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 17

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 18

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 19

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 20

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 21

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 22

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 23

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 24

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 25

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 26

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 27

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 28

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 29

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 30

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 31

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 32

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 33

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 34

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 35

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 36

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 37

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 38

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 39

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 40

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 41

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 42

FOI19-16 Decision Letter Part 43

FOI19-16  ACT Health Additional Response Part 1

FOI19-16  ACT Health Additional Response Part 2

FOI19-16  ACT Health Additional Response Part 3

FOI19-16  ACT Health Additional Response Part 4

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

37 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

Documents to be released to applicant with additional redaction.

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

11/Jun/19, additional response added 09/Aug/19

HDFOI19/17

Reference number

HDFOI19/17

Date of Application

25/Mar/19

Information Requested

All critical incident reports between 1 November 2017 and today that include errors in giving medication to detainees at Bimberi Youth Justice Centre. I also request a copy of the internal review that was completed in response to these incidents, including its six recommendations.

Date of Decision

24/Apr/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-17 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

13/May/19

HDFOI19/18

Reference number

HDFOI19/18

Date of Application

10/Apr/19

Information Requested

Copies of briefings to the Minister for Health and Wellbeing or the Minister for Mental Health related to the management of ACT Government funding and applications for funding and grants provided to or for the Australian National University (ANU), including the management of ACT Government funding for ANU programmes, and the termination of funding or grants, from 31 October 2016 to date.

Briefings include Ministerial Briefs, Assembly briefs, Estimates briefs and Annual reports briefs

Date of Decision

04/Jun/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-18 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI19-18 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI19-18 Decision Letter Part 3

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

18/Jun/19

HDFOI19/19

Reference number

HDFOI19/19

Date of Application

08/Apr/19

Information Requested

Copies of documents related to allegations of a vaginal examination allegedly performed without consent reference RM116774.

  • The initial response by Canberra Health Services to complaint RM116774 about a vaginal examination allegedly performed without consent in the birthing suites at the Centenary Hospital lodged on 7 February 2019;
  • Briefings prepared for the Minister for Health and Wellbeing from February 2019 related to procedures performed at the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children. This includes all types of written briefs including question time briefs as well as notes of verbal briefings given to the Minister;
  • The communications strategy prepared in response to a Canberra Times article published on 11 March concerning a submission to Legislative Assembly Inquiry into maternity services and related documents. This includes draft strategies and feedback from the Minister's office and Canberra Health Services managers about draft strategies;
  • Communications between the Minister for Health and Wellbeing, the Minister's office and the CEO of Canberra Health Services regarding the Canberra Times Article of 11 March 2019 and a Canberra Health Services media release of 13 March. This includes notes taken during telephone conversations between the Minister for Health and Wellbeing as well as draft versions of the media release and correspondence with the Minister, minister's office and Canberra Health Services Management;
  • Communications between the Minister for Health and Wellbeing, her office, the CEO of Canberra Health Services and external bodies including the Health Care Consumers Association of Australia regarding the Canberra Times article of 11 March;
  • Documents related to a staff meeting on 12 March 2019 to discuss the issues raised in the Canberra Times article of 11 March 2019. This includes agenda, minutes and other related documents.

Date of Decision

31/May/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-19 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI19-19 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI19-19 Decision Letter Part 3

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

18/Jun/19

HDFOI19/20

Reference number

HDFOI19/20

Date of Application

07/May/19

Information Requested

I would like copies of all internal audit reports prepared for ACT Health during 2017-18;

ACT Health Internal Audit related to IT Governance and strategic planning performed in 2017-18;

ACT Health Internal Audit related to the effectiveness of ACT Health's implementation of recommendations relating to Data Integrity performed in 2017-18;

ACT Health Internal Audit related to patient safety and Quality Governance processes performed in 2017-18;

ACT Health Internal Audit related to the IT Disaster Recovery Plan performed in 2017-18;

ACT Health Internal Audit related to the University of Canberra Hospital (UCH) project governance;

ACT Health Internal Audit related to asset stocktaking;

Briefings prepared for the Minister for Health and the Director-General of ACT Health regarding the outcome of these reports.

Date of Decision

27/Jun/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-20 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI19-20 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI19-20 Decision Letter Part 3

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

11/Jul/19

HDFOI19/21

Reference number

HDFOI19/21

Date of Application

11/Jun/19

Information Requested

1. All documents regarding the executive approval of the ‘approved duty statement’ for staff specialist neurologist recruitment (Position Number 20538) dated 25/02/2014 specifically in relation to point 2 of the responsibility statement- “Develop and deliver a specific service for patients with multiple sclerosis” and point 1 of the selection Criteria- “Extensive experience in the practice of Neurology, with particular emphasis on the care of patients with multiple sclerosis.”

2. All correspondence between the ACT Health/TCH executive and human resources area about the preparation and/or approval for the job advertisement specifically for the ‘continue (and develop) the MS clinic’ component of this advertisement (2014). (See File 1)

3. All documents about the approval of funding for multiple sclerosis nurse position and approval from human resources department for RN level 2 classification by (or on behalf of) Ms Marina Buchanan-Grey in 2016. (see File 2)

Date of Decision

30/Jul/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-21 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

14/Aug/19

HDFOI19/22

Reference number

HDFOI19/22

Date of Application

30/May/19

Information Requested

I would like copies of documents related to the Independent Culture Review Panel;

Correspondence between members of the Independent Health Culture Panel, the Minister for Health and Wellbeing and the Director-General of ACT Health and other senior officials in ACT Health during the panel's existence and after the panel submitted its report. This also includes correspondence between the Minister, ACT Health and Canberra Health Services sparked by documents sent by members of the Independent Health Culture Panel to the Minister for Health and Wellbeing, ACT Health and Canberra Health Services.

Briefs prepared for the Minister for Health and Wellbeing and the Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing directly related to the Independent Panel on Health Culture and its findings. This includes all briefs including Question Time Briefs and Estimates Briefs.

Reports prepared for the Director-General of ACT Health and other senior officials in ACT Health related to the findings of the Independent Panel and implementation of its recommendations.

Documents related to the preparation of a response to the report of the Independent Panel on Health Culture.

Communications strategy for the release of the Interim and final report on health culture and communications strategy and associated correspondence.

Documents related to the initial meeting of the Culture Review Oversight Group on 28 March 2019 including agenda, minutes, notes, reports prepared for the meeting, action items and correspondence related to the work of the Oversight Group since 28 I would like copies of documents related to the Independent Culture Review Panel March 2019. This does not include purely administrative details such as time and venue of the meeting.”

Date of Decision

19/Jul/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-22 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI19-22 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI19-22 Decision Letter Part 3

FOI19-22 Decision Letter Part 4

FOI19-22 Decision Letter Part 5

FOI19-22 Decision Letter Part 6

FOI19-22 Decision Letter Part 7

FOI19-22 Decision Letter Part 8

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

01/Aug/19

HDFOI19/23

Reference number

HDFOI19/23

Date of Application

30/May/19

Information Requested

I would like documents related to the Independent Culture Review Panel;

Correspondence between members of the Independent Health Culture Panel, the Minister for Health and Wellbeing and the CEO of Canberra Health Services and other senior officials in Canberra Health Services during the panel's existence and after the panel submitted its report. This also includes correspondence between the Minister, ACT Health and Canberra Health Services sparked by documents sent by members of the Independent Health Culture Panel to the Minister for Health and Wellbeing, ACT Health and Canberra Health Services.

Reports prepared for the CEO of Canberra Health Services and other senior officials in Canberra Health Services related to the findings of the Independent Panel and implementation of its recommendations.

Documents related to the involvement of Canberra Health Services in a preparation of a response to the report of the Independent Panel on Health Culture.

Communications strategy for the release of the Interim and final report on health culture and communications strategy and associated correspondence.

Documents related to the initial meeting of the Culture Review Oversight Group on 28 March 2019 including agenda, minutes, notes, reports prepared for the meeting, action items and correspondence related to the work of the Oversight Group since 28 March 2019. This does not include purely administrative details such as time and venue of the meeting.

Date of Decision

19/Jul/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-23 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI19-23 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI19-23 Decision Letter Part 3

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

01/Aug/19

HDFOI19/24

Reference number

HDFOI19/24

Date of Application

11/Jun/19

Information Requested

1. All documents about the clinical planning and establishment of multiple sclerosis clinic at the Canberra Hospital in or around 2011. Including documents about the official policies of and the scope of clinical work to be conducted in multiple sclerosis clinic at The Canberra Hospital.

2. All documents about the clinical planning and development of Autologous Haematologic Stem Cell Transplant Program for multiple sclerosis patients at the Canberra Hospital prior to December 2017.

3. Neurology department budget for each financial year 2014 to 2019.

4. All documents about the assessment and review of the current multiple sclerosis nurse position.

5. List of all research projects involving multiple sclerosis managed through, or to be managed through the multiple sclerosis clinic at the Canberra Hospital.

6. Official structure of the neurology department at The Canberra Hospital with regards to clinical and non-clinical FTE components of all staff specialists.

Date of Decision

30/Jul/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-24 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI19-24 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI19-24 Decision Letter Part 3

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

14/Aug/19

HDFOI19/26

Reference number

HDFOI19/26

Date of Application

11/Jun/19

Information Requested

All documents held by your Department, relating to whether the reported influenza deaths, outlined in the mainstream media newspapers on 23 May 2019, and thereafter, were from patients who had been vaccinated in 2019, or otherwise unvaccinated in 2019.

If any of the reported deaths were from vaccinated patients, please supply the number of vaccine doses received by each patient in 2019, including details as to vaccine name, batch number, registered ATRG number, dates of being injected, place of hospitalisation (if relevant) and date of death. Please note this request is clearly not seeking any private information which could be linked to the identity of patients.

Please supply any documents relating to the issue described in paragraph 1 above, which your Department has received, or forwarded to any person engaged in any occupation, role, or advisory committee which falls under the Ministerial responsibility of the Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt MP.

Date of Decision

26/Jun/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-26 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

11 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

11/Jul/19

HDFOI19/27

Reference number

HDFOI19/27

Date of Application

19/Jun/19

Information Requested

Documents related to Major Projects Canberra.

These documents may include but are not limited to Ministerial briefs, Ministerial correspondence or other correspondence within Ministerial offices, Ministerial directions or directions from within Ministerial offices, internal correspondence within the ACT Government, correspondence to any external agencies, any reports by the consultants or contractors, analysis or recommendations, internal planning for the body, media plans and announcements, cost analysis and modelling, internal documents or materials, presentations, meeting agendas and minutes, notes, call logs, organisational charts, budget materials, strategy documents, transfers of responsibility or assets, selection criteria, job advertisements, whole of government emails, and any other types of documents.

Date of Decision

07/Aug/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-27 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI19-27 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI19-27 Decision Letter Part 3

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

35 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

21/Aug/19

HDFOI19/28

Reference number

HDFOI19/28

Date of Application

19/Jun/19

Information Requested

All documents related to Major Projects Canberra.

Date of Decision

10/Jul/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-28 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

16 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

24/Jul/19

HDFOI19/29

Reference number

HDFOI19/29

Date of Application

19/Jul/2019

Information Requested

Documents held or created by ACT Health/Canberra Health Service as part of the 2018-19 State of the Service in relation to bullying and harassment incidents reported in ACT Health/Canberra Health Service and the outcome of those incidents.

Date of Decision

15/Aug/2019

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-29 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

19 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

29/Aug/19

HDFOI19/30

Reference number

HDFOI19/30

Date of Application

19/Jul/2019

Information Requested

Documents held or created by ACT Health/Canberra Health Service as part of the 2018-19 State of the Service in relation to bullying and harassment incidents reported in ACT Health/Canberra Health Service and the outcome of those incidents.

Date of Decision

15/Aug/2019

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-30 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

19 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

29/Aug/19

HDFOI19/31

Reference number

HDFOI19/31

Date of Application

16/Jul/2019

Information Requested

Documents containing information regarding waiting lists for rehabilitation services in the ACT.

Specifically, I am seeking:

  1. All briefing notes prepared for the minister and/or her office since July 2018 regarding waiting times and/or delays and/or queues for speech pathologists and/or physical therapists and/or physiotherapists and/or occupational therapists and/or respiratory therapists and/or audiologists and/or podiatrists and/or psychologists
  2. The most recent document available showing the number of people waiting for physical rehabilitation services and/or inpatient beds and/or day places and/or outpatient services at the University of Canberra Hospital and the average wait times and/or any briefing notes prepared for the minister and/or her office regarding patients waiting for physical rehabilitation at the UCH
  3. The most recent document showing the average occupancy and/or usage rate of UCH since it opened, broken down into function.

Date of Decision

16/Aug/2019

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-31 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

23 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

30/Aug/19

HDFOI19/32

Reference number

HDFOI19/32

Date of Application

24/Jun/19

Information Requested

All reports, memos, documents or information provided by ACT Health as briefing material to the ministers and the director general during Budget Estimates Hearings on Thursday June 20th, 2019, including mental health

Date of Decision

22/Jul/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-32 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI19-32 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI19-32 Decision Letter Part 3

FOI19-32 Decision Letter Part 4

FOI19-32 Decision Letter Part 5

FOI19-32 Decision Letter Part 6

FOI19-32 Decision Letter Part 7

FOI19-32 Decision Letter Part 8

FOI19-32 Decision Letter Part 9

FOI19-32 Decision Letter Part 10

FOI19-32 Decision Letter Part 11

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

01/Aug/19

HDFOI19/33

Reference number

HDFOI19/33

Date of Application

24/Jun/19

Information Requested

All reports, memos, documents or information provided by Canberra Health Services as briefing material to the ministers and the CEO during Budget Estimates Hearings on Thursday June 20th 2019, including mental health

Date of Decision

22/Jul/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-33 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

01/Aug/19

HDFOI19/34

Reference number

HDFOI19/34

Date of Application

02/Jul/19

Information Requested

Documents containing information regarding the death of…

Any briefings provided by ACT Health…

Any correspondence, including emails, letters and other documents, between ACT Health…

Any advice received by or provided by ACT Health regarding…

Any advice received by ACT Health about the death from the coroner.

Date of Decision

19/Jul/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-34 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

13 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

01/Aug/19

HDFOI19/35

Reference number

HDFOI19/35

Date of Application

18/Jul/2019

Information Requested

Documents held or created by ACT Health/Canberra Health Service as part of the 2018-19 State of the Service in relation to bullying and harassment incidents reported in ACT Health/Canberra Health Service and the outcome of those incidents.

Date of Decision

15/Aug/2019

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-35 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

29/Aug/19

HDFOI19/36

Reference number

HDFOI19/36

Date of Application

18/Jul/2019

Information Requested

Documents held or created by ACT Health/Canberra Health Service as part of the 2018-19 State of the Service in relation to bullying and harassment incidents reported in ACT Health/Canberra Health Service and the outcome of those incidents.

Date of Decision

15/Aug/2019

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-36 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

29/Aug/19

HDFOI19/37

Reference number

HDFOI19/37

Date of Application

08/Jul/19

Information Requested

Final Ministerial briefs prepared for the 2019-20 Estimates hearings

Date of Decision

22/Jul/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-37 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI19-37 Decision Letter Part 2

FOI19-37 Decision Letter Part 3

FOI19-37 Decision Letter Part 4

FOI19-37 Decision Letter Part 5

FOI19-37 Decision Letter Part 6

FOI19-37 Decision Letter Part 7

FOI19-37 Decision Letter Part 8

FOI19-37 Decision Letter Part 9

FOI19-37 Decision Letter Part 10

FOI19-37 Decision Letter Part 11

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

10 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

01/Aug/19

HDFOI19/38

Reference number

HDFOI19/38

Date of Application

08/Jul/19

Information Requested

Final Ministerial briefs prepared for the 2019-20 Estimates hearings

Date of Decision

22/Jul/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-38 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

10 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

01/Aug/19

HDFOI19/40

Reference number

HDFOI19/40

Date of Application

22/Jul/19

Information Requested

Minutes from all meetings held by the Culture Review Oversight Group (excluding the public communiques released).

Date of Decision

19/Aug/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-40 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

02/Sep/19

HDFOI19/41

Reference number

HDFOI19/41

Date of Application

24/Jul/19

Information Requested

Could you please provide us with copies of the records of the Occupational Health and Safety Committee for that building pertaining to the operation including any faults, malfunctions and notifications provided to the organisation responsible for the lifts - Thyssenkrupp or any similar organisation for the period from 1 January 2015 to 17 May 2017 inclusive.

Date of Decision

13/Aug/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-41 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

11 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

27/Aug/19

HDFOI19/45

Reference number

HDFOI19/45

Date of Application

05/Aug/19

Information Requested

All documents, not limited to emails, including spreadsheets submitted in response to the request from the executive to document ‘workload during the week’ of all staff specialist neurologist working at the Canberra Hospital in or around July 2017.

Date of Decision

02/Sep/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-45 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

16/Sep/19

HDFOI19/48

Reference number

HDFOI19/48

Date of Application

08/Aug/19

Information Requested

Documents related to the Building Health Services program dated from 1 October 2018 to 30 June 2019.

  • Documents prepared by Canberra Health Services for the Building Health Services Steering Committee.
  • Correspondence with ACT Health regarding the building health services program.

Date of Decision

30/Aug/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-48 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

16 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

12/Sep/19

HDFOI19/49

Reference number

HDFOI19/49

Date of Application

08/Aug/19

Information Requested

Copies of the incoming minister's brief for the Minister for Health prepared in June and July 2019.

Date of Decision

05/Sep/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-49 Decision Letter Part 1

FOI19-49 Decision Letter Part 2

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

19/Sep/19

HDFOI19/50

Reference number

HDFOI19/50

Date of Application

08/Aug/19

Information Requested

Briefs prepared for the incoming Minister for Health in 2019

Date of Decision

05/Sep/19

Decision Notice (s51, s36)

FOI19-50 Decision Letter

Fees Paid Waived

NA

Time spent on App

20 Working Days

Ombudsman’s Decision if Relevant

NA

ACAT Decision if Relevant

NA

Uploaded to Disclosure Log

19/Sep/19

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