What we do

We partner with Hospital and Health Services (HHSs), clinicians and consumers to drive measurable improvements in patient care through the continual pursuit of excellence.

Clinical Excellence Division (CED) does this by identifying, monitoring and promoting improvements in the quality of health services delivered by service providers (both HHSs and private health facilities, globally and within Queensland), and supporting and facilitating the dissemination of best-practice clinical standards and processes that achieve better outcomes for our patients.

The division is also accountable for setting and supporting the direction for mental health, alcohol and other drug services in Queensland, as well as monitoring and reporting on performance.

CED is also the conduit for the Queensland Clinical Senate and clinical networks to engage with the department, and provides professional leadership for clinicians through the Office of the Chief Dental Officer, Office of the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer and Allied Health Professions Office of Queensland.

The Chief Psychiatrist is also located within the division and is responsible for exercising the statutory responsibilities for administration of the Mental Health Act 2016, as well as consultation and specialist advice regarding the clinical care and treatment of people with mental illness.

Clinical Excellence Division - Year in review 2016-17

Our vision

Creating solutions for better healthcare.

Our mission

We partner with health services, clinicians and consumers to drive measurable improvement in patient care through continual pursuit of excellence. The Clinical Excellence Division’s strategy map details how we will achieve both our vision and mission.

Our structure

The Clinical Excellence Division’s organisational structure has seven reporting lines with overall support provided by the Office of The Deputy Director-General.

Last updated: 13 April 2018