Disclosure Log​

A disclosure log is a record of information that has already been released by Hunter New England Health under the access provisions of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (NSW) (the GIPA Act), which may be of interest to other members of the public.

Requests for personal information are not included in the disclosure log.

Please note that this disclosure log lists the information requested at the time and may not be the most up‐to‐date version of the information.

​HNE Health Reference Number

​Date of decision

​Description

​Type of release

​Details

​GIPA 16/6-5​14 March 2016

​Policies and protocols that were in force during the period September to November 2012 regarding:

  • Assessment of patients in mental health facilities
  • Suicide risk assessments  of patients in mental health facilities and the different categories with respect to same.
​Full release​All released information available. For access please contact the Right to Information Officer via telephone  (02) 6763 7401 or email.
​GIPA 16/6-3​17 February 2016

​Policies that relate to Intravenous Thrombolysis using Alteplase in Acute Ischaemic Stroke patients – Adults.

Policies as at July 2011 regarding triage of patients presenting to the Emergency Department.

​Full release​All released information available. For access please contact the Right to Information Officer via telephone  (02) 6763 7401 or email.
​GIPA 15/7-4​18 March 2015​Details of payments regarding finalised medical negligence claims against Hunter New England Local Health District during the period 31 December 2012 to 31 December 2014.​Full release​All released information available. For access please contact the Right to Information Officer via telephone  (02) 6763 7401 or email.
​GIPA 15/7-2​25 February 2015​Information regarding 'Code Red' alerts at Maitland Hospital and John Hunter Hospital.​Full release​All released information available. For access please contact the Right to Information Officer via telephone  (02) 6763 7401 or email.
​GIPA 15/7-16​21 May 2015​Information relating to all legal expenses and disbursements incurred in relation to all Visiting Medical Officer appeals under Part 4, Chapter 8 of the Health Services Act 1997 (NSW) for the period 1 January 2013 to 1 January 2015.​Full release​All released information available. For access please contact the Right to Information Officer via telephone  (02) 6763 7401 or email.
​GIPA 15/7-36​29 October 2015​Information relating to any audits conducted by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine for the financial year 2014/15 and the previous four financial years.​Full release​All released information available. For access please contact the Right to Information Officer via telephone  (02) 6763 7401 or email.
​GIPA 14/2-26​21 November 2014​Procedures and clinical guidelines concerning the removal of femoral arterial lines and the use of "femostop" or other similar external compression devices.​Full release​All released information available. For access please contact the Right to Information Officer via telephone  (02) 6763 7401 or email.
​GIPA 14/2-28​5 December 2014​Details of any building and renovation work conducted at Singleton Hospital from 1 January 1976 to 31 December 1998 including plans, photographs, building specifications and any asbestos surveys conducted or asbestos registers kept in respect of the hospital.​Full release​All released information available. For access please contact the Right to Information Officer via telephone  (02) 6763 7401 or email.